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Feast of Fun | July 20, 2017, FOF #2498 – Roll Up for the Vagical Mystery Tour
Today, comedian Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, joins us to talk about the Vagical Mystery Tour, where people can hear comedians tell some jokes and join the resistance to help ensure women’s access to healthcare.
Ms. Magazine | July 19, 2017, Q&A: Lizz Winstead on the Lady Parts Justice Comedy Tour “Exposing Sexist Sh*t Heads”
Lady Parts Justice (LPJ) is a reproductive justice organization working to push back against anti-choice aggressors and harassment outside of clinics through a touring comedy show called the Vagical Mystery Tour.
Swerve Magazine | July 18, 2017, A Conversation with Lady Parts Justice League’s Lizz Winstead
One way Winstead and a group of comedians use to engage people is the Vagical Mystery Tour. It is a comedy and music tour that seeks to entertain and educate people on reproductive rights and how people can get involved in their local areas.
Women's Law Project | July 18, 2017, 12 Facts About the Attacks on Reproductive Rights in Pennsylvania
On Wednesday July 19, Lady Parts Justice League will bring a comedy-and-activism themed road trip they’re calling the Vagical Mystery Tour to Pittsburgh, and the Women’s Law Project is pleased to be a part of the talkback section of the show.
Bitch Media | July 18, 2017, On Our Radar – Feminist News Roundup Bad News Day
TAKE ACTION Watch Feminist Army Activate: It’s Time to Expose Fake Clinics.
The Cut | July 18th, 2017, This Organization Is Going After Crisis Pregnancy Centers
In 2015, a yearlong undercover investigation of crisis pregnancy centers in California found that, in 91 percent of cases, women posing as visitors were told that getting an abortion would cause breast cancer, miscarriages, infertility, or depression that could lead to suicide (all untrue).
Broadway World | July 17, 2017, Lady Parts Justice League Kick Off #ExposeFakeClinics
Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access Hackathon, in partnership with over 30 reproductive rights organizations, announce the launch of #ExposeFakeClinics– a national week-of-action running from July 17th – 26th, designed to engage activists to help expose the truth about fake reproductive healthcare clinics set up by anti-abortion extremists to discourage pregnant people from having abortions.
Seattle Gay Scene | July 17, 2017, Lady Parts Justice League Wants To #ExposeFakeClinics
Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access Hackathon, in partnership with over 30 reproductive rights organizations, announce the launch of #ExposeFakeClinics— a national week-of-action running from July 17th – 26th, designed to engage activists to help expose the truth about fake reproductive healthcare clinics set up by anti-abortion extremists to discourage pregnant people from having abortions.
The Stranger | July 17, 2017, Week of Action Targets "Crisis Pregnancy Centers"
The Texas State Legislature in April of this year…You know what comes next isn’t going to be good, right?
Bustle | July 19, 2017, There's A Shocking Number Of Fake Abortion Clinics In The U.S. & Here's How To Take Action Against Them
At a recent protest in front of a crisis pregnancy center in Pittsburgh, Lizz Winstead, founder of the pro-choice activist and performance group Lady Parts Justice League, went head-to-head with a woman who was dressed like a nurse. Turns out, she wasn’t a medical professional at all.
Hear Nebraska | June 16, 2017, Lizz Winstead & the Lady Parts Justice League’s reproductive activism through comedy
The co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show is no stranger to effective political satire, co-founding liberal radio station Air America and co-hosting mid-morning political commentary show Unfiltered, with Rachel Maddow, making a name for herself as an integral voice in many hot-button discussions.
Nuvo | July 5, 2017, Hi-Fi hosts an evening of comedy and activism to support reproductive rights
To help you cope with the ongoing uncertainty about the future of the U.S. healthcare system, the Lady Parts Justice League’s Vagical Mystery Tour, featuring “a coven of hilarious badass feminists who use humor and pop culture to expose the haters fighting against reproductive rights,” is waiting to take you away.
Eclectablog | July 5, 2017, Lady Parts Justice League's Vagical Mystery Tour brings entertainment and engagement to Detroit July 9
Get your tickets now to be part of all the fun and activism hosted by Lizz Winstead’s awesome repro rights organization.
A.V. Club | June 30, 2017, Co-creator Lizz Winstead weighs in on the products of The Daily Show
Lizz Winstead discussed her feelings about all the spin-offs The Daily Show has produced, and offers praise for Trevor Noah’s tenure.
Mediaite | June 29, 2017, Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead Launches Summer Comedy Tour for Reproductive Rights
The Daily Show‘s co-creator and former head writer, Lizz Winstead is fighting back for women’s reproductive rights in a unique way this summer, as she launches the Vagical Mystery Tour.