With the toxicity in comedy finally coming to light, this organization’s mission of providing a safe haven for women and girls to use and own their comedic voices is more important than ever.
“To be able to be a perpetual witness to the constant struggle of equality is really a beautiful thing. I love that.”
“Choice: The Musical” follows the adventures of Ellie—a young, Christian woman who meets a trio of Women’s Health Clinic volunteers and is changed fundamentally.
“Sharing stories saves lives—and it’s low tech, easy access way to build community.”
“It used be, like, a luxury to be a political comedian and ‘I can do a comedic piece about the oxycontin epidemic!’ …[Now] I feel like it’s all hands on deck.”
Despite the setback of the 2016 election, pop culture this year was crowded with messages of gender equity, racial justice and social liberation.
What do Sigourney Weaver and Hillary Clinton have in common? Comedians Katie Goodman and Soren Kisiel have an answer: power suits.
SNL has reminded me to leave room for laughter and that comedy can be both cathartic and productive.
We need to be vigilant about how unconscious tokenism affects the perception of black women in popular media and beyond.
A Brooklyn-based comedy festival is charging women, people of color, LGBTQ folks and people with disabilities a different price to submit their work than straight, white men. The catch? The “minority” comedians will pay 77 cents to every dollar a straight, white male comedian pays—a reflection of the gender-wage gap. “The 77 cents to the dollar […]