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Lauren Leader: ‘It is imperative that we continue breaking the last glass ceilings in our government’
Lauren Leader, the founder of All In Together, and Lizz Winstead, the co-creator of the Daily Show and the Founder of Abortion Access Front, join MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to react to how female voters have helped shape the 2020 election and the importance of equity in government.
10. Keep Calm and Count Every Vote - Ms. Magazine
Dr. Goodwin and her guests answer some of your pressing election questions—and have a bit of fun. Let them keep you company (and keep you calm!) while you wait for results.
Groups bring everything from pizza to jokes to voters waiting in long lines | TheHill
From fresh-out-of-the oven pizza to fiery one-liners, groups are working to keep voters well-fed and entertained as they cast their ballots.
Lizz Winstead Hosts VOTE NO JOKE Featuring Judy Gold, Jenny Yang and More
The event will take place from 12 p.m ET to 12 a.m. ET on Election Day, November 3.
'Daily Show' Co-Creator Lizz Winstead’s Abortion Access Front to Host Election Day Comedy Marathon | Hollywood Reporter
Baron Vaughn, Jenny Yang, Alonzo Bodden, Judy Gold, Jessica Kirson, Erin Foley and Deanne Smith are among the performers set for the virtual comedy marathon.
'Daily Show' Creator Lizz Winstead's Entrepreneurial Fight for Reproductive Rights
The comedian, author and activist talks about her upcoming virtual charity concert and the “bake-sale” approach to raising funds for social justice.
The Damage Report | August, 8 2020, Most Dangerous Anti-Abortion Extremists UNMASKED
This is the most dangerous anti-abortion hate group you’ve never heard of. John Iadarola and Lizz Winstead break it down on The Damage Report.
The Daily Beast | July 27, 2020, The ‘Daily Show’ Creator Taking on Anti-Abortion Extremists
Comic Lizz Winstead, who co-created “The Daily Show,” has now dedicated her life to battling the anti-abortion right. She opens up to Lloyd Grove about her women’s rights fight.
The Native Society | July 14, 2020, Interview: Lizz Winstead, Comedian, Writer & Co-Creator of The Daily Show
Lizz continues doing stand-up, but spends most of her time at the helm of Abortion Access Front, a NYC- based reproductive rights organization that she founded in 2015, which uses humor and outrage to expose anti-choice hypocrisy and mobilizes people to take action in all 50 states.
The Young Turks | June 30, 2020, Historic Win for Abortion Rights
Abortion Access Front founder Lizz Winstead speaks with Cenk Uygur on The Conversation about the recent supreme court decision concerning abortion rights.
Wonkette | June 29, 2020, Supreme Court Saves Abortion, Citing Legal Doctrine Of 'WE F*CKING SAID THAT ALREADY IN 2016!'
“This is a victory, but remember two things. The two Trumpinees voted to strip us of access, and Roberts only voted to shut down the law because he respects precedent. If this had been another law destroying access to abortion that the Court had not ruled on, we may not have had the friendly bedfellow we saw in Roberts. That should be top of mind as we celebrate. There WILL be another case.”
Rewire.News | Jun 24, 2020, On TikTok, Gen Z Takes on Trump—and Abortion Lies
“Young people are “speaking very distinctly, clearly, bravely, and proudly [about what they believe], and if these other platforms and online spaces are not speaking to them in a way that they want on issues they care about, they’re going to speak to each other in a way they care about.”
Shadow Proof | June 4, 2020, Abortion Clinics May Not Survive COVID-19 Without Bolder Action
“As things have gotten more extreme, people have wanted to help however they can, and they’re not sure where to start,” said Kat Green, managing director of nonprofit advocacy group Abortion Access Front. “We’ve definitely seen an uptick in people wanting to get involved.”
Philadelphia Weekly | April 30, 2020, Too soon? Co-creator of ‘The Daily Show’ talks comedy during a pandemic
“Abortion rights are paramount to ensuring a person’s full humanity. If a government decides that it has a right to control reproduction, it has decided it has the right to decide how you live your life, what is best for you, what you can handle and what options you should have when it comes to medical care. A society that regulates the choices, goals, and dreams, of some of its citizens is not a free society.”
Wonkette | April 29, 2020, If You're Not Saving Abortion All Day Long Tomorrow, What Are You Even Doing?
A few of our favorite badass abortion rights organizations have teamed up to do an ALL-DAY ABORTION-A-THON-A-PALOOZA tomorrow, April 30, studded with all the stars!