Katy Brand: 'We don’t want to replace men – we just want equal airtime'
The actor and comedian explains how her debut play, 3Women, captures the age divide within feminism – and the defiance of the #MeToo eraI recently gave a talk at a girls’ high school. I mention this not only because I am a virtue-signalling monster but also because one of the young women... [Read More]
Katy Brand: 'We don’t want to replace men – we just want equal airtime'
The actor and comedian explains how her debut play, 3Women, captures the age divide within feminism – and the defiance of the #MeToo eraI recently gave a talk at a girls’ high school. I mention this not only because I am a virtue-signalling monster but also because one of the young women... [Read More]
The Nerdist School relaunching as The Ruby LA
The Nerdist School may be dying this Easter weekend, but it’ll rise from the dead next weekend as The Ruby LA, a new, more inclusive training center for comedians on Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard. The Ruby LA’s launch will coincide with a 12-hour comedy festival, The Ruby Assembly, ... [Read More]
Jenny Slate Is Writing a Book of Feminist Essays and Fables
Jenny Slate has a book in the works. According to Entertainment Weekly, Little, Brown and Company is set to publish a book by Slate described as “a feminist essay and fable collection.” The book will take a look at “what it’s like to be female in a misogynistic culture,&rdquo... [Read More]
Jenny Slate Is Writing a Book of Feminist Essays and Fables
Jenny Slate has a book in the works. According to Entertainment Weekly, Little, Brown and Company is set to publish a book by Slate described as “a feminist essay and fable collection.” The book will take a look at “what it’s like to be female in a misogynistic culture,&rdquo... [Read More]
Ginny Leise Has a Message for Douchebags Everywhere
When I was eight, my mom — a very pretty lady, yeah, so? — took me to a fair, and one of the dudes at the Pop-a-Balloon dart scam called out to her “How’d you like to play, sexy lady?” It made me so upset. She didn’t blink an eye. As I got older, I […] [Read More]
Zoë Coombs Marr: why a 'cranky lesbian in her 30s' should be person of the year
‘You can’t make intersectional feminism funny,’ says Coombs Marr as Dave, her alter ego. He goes on to make it hilarious, in a show that everyone should seeI’m lobbying for a new person-of-the-year award. While Time magazine’s fêted title honours one who has done ... [Read More]
Reductress’s Book ‘How to Win at Feminism’ Is Out in October
The writers behind Reductress have a new book hitting stores this October. Titled How to Win at Feminism: The Definitive Guide to Having It All—And Then Some!, it’s available on Tuesday, October 25th. Here’s what you can expect from the book: Feminism is all about demanding equalit... [Read More]
I Ate a Hundred Marbles and Now My MALE Doctor Says I’m Full of Glass? Nice Try, Mansplainers! by Mitra Jouhari
Mansplaining — when a man explains something to a woman in a patronizing manner — is an epidemic. As a woman, I have had to stomach it for my entire life. In 2016, I have decided to speak up and take a stand against this societal poison, once and for all, because I am very […] [Read More]
I Ate a Hundred Marbles and Now My MALE Doctor Says I’m Full of Glass? Nice Try, Mansplainers! by Mitra Jouhari
Mansplaining — when a man explains something to a woman in a patronizing manner — is an epidemic. As a woman, I have had to stomach it for my entire life. In 2016, I have decided to speak up and take a stand against this societal poison, once and for all, because I am very […] [Read More]