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Lady Parts Justice League uses humor, celebrity and pop culture to advance the conversation on reproductive rights in unexpected places. With our unique combination of community building events and digital media rabble rousing, our message is spreading and people are paying attention!

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Making News. Making Waves. Making Progress.

 Feast of Fun |

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.

 Hear Nebraska |

Lizz Winstead & 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.

 kmuw 89.1 Wichita’s NPR Station |

Lizz Winstead Talks Lady Parts Justice League Vagical Mystery Tour

Comedian Lizz Winstead co-founded Lady Parts Justice League in 2012; the organization is comprised of feminists who use comedy to raise awareness of reproductive rights issues.

 Liberty Press |

Lady Parts Justice League brings powerful combination of laughter and activism to Wichita

If the Lady Parts Justice League (LPJL) sounds like a conglomerate of superheroes, you may not be far from the truth.

 Damn Mag |

Women’s Rights Are No Mystery

The Lady Parts Justice League (LPJL), an activist group of funny feminists and self-proclaimed exposers of “sexist shitheads,” just launched a summer comedy and music festival to support abortion clinics across the United States.

 The Smartest Man in the World Podcast |

The Last Clinic In Mississippi

Greg and Jennifer take a trip to the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the last remaining clinic providing legal and safe abortion services to the women of Mississippi. Chats with several of the employees, volunteers and anti-choice protesters in this special episode of SMITW. Please visit https://jacksonwomenshealth.com if you would like to make a contribution to their work.

 Little Village |

Interview: Daily Show co-writer Lizz Winstead’s Vagical Mystery Tour heads to The Mill

The Lady Parts Justice League is bringing its Vagical Mystery Tour to Iowa City on June 20 at The Mill at 8 p.m.

 attn: |

Episode 26: Comedian Lizz Winstead on What’s Missing From the Pro-Choice Movement

Comedian Lizz Winstead just wants people to give “a shit” about abortion rights and the medical professionals who ensure access to reproductive care.

 attn: Got Your Attention Podcast |

Ep. 26: Interview with comedian and activist Lizz Winstead, co-creator of “The Daily Show”

Interview: Comedian Lizz Winstead—co-creator of “The Daily Show” and co-founder of Lady Parts Justice—talks about reproductive health, what she sees as the greatest threat to abortion rights, and an overlooked part of supporting reproductive rights.

 Arkansas Online |

Lady Parts Justice League brings comedy tour to AR

Laughter and activism team up as the Lady Parts Justice League brings its comedy tour to Vino’s in Little Rock on Saturday.

 Arkansas Times |

On the ‘Vagical Mystery Tour’ ‘The Daily Show’ writer Lizz Winstead is showing up for repro rights

The Lady Parts Justice League is a self-described “coven of hilarious badass feminists who use humor and pop culture to expose the haters fighting against reproductive rights.”

 MTV News |

HOW THE VAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR IS SUPPORTING REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE THROUGH COMEDY  

A Q&A with Lizz Winstead of Lady Parts Justice League

 audible |

Ep. 43: Lizz Winstead Pulls the Family Together

[Contains explicit content] Lizz Winstead: Daily Show creator, author of Lizz Free or Die, radio host, stand-up, activist. There isn’t a part of the political comedy landscape that she hasn’t had a hand in. The personal is political, too, so Eugene Mirman invited Lizz to come into the studio to share her unique experiences with end of life planning for her parents and all the lessons she learned.

 Paste Magazine |

Lizz Winstead: Leading a Comedy Rebellion

Lizz Winstead, the co-creator and original head writer of The Daily Show, is well known for her blunt political satire mainly centering around women’s health issues and calling out the media.

 Atlanta Magazine |

Daily Show Cocreator Lizz Winstead brings the Vagical Mystery Tour to Atlanta

The night of stand-up comedy at Terminal West is designed to encourage activism for women’s reproductive health rights.

 Huffington Post |

Mixing Comedy and Activism, Lizz Winstead’s Vagical Mystery Tour Hits the Road

At a time when reproductive rights are under siege and shell-shocked Americans would rather Netflix and chill, Lizz Winstead (co-creator of The Daily Show) and her Lady Parts Justice League are embarking on a 16-city tour of comedy shows combined with actions supporting local abortion providers.

 Creative Loafing |

Vagical Mystery Tour Hits Atlanta

New comedy show by “badass feminists” supports reproductive rights

 Jackson Free Press | May 31

A Justice League Of Their Own

“The Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead is one of several comedians performing for the “Vagical Mystery Tour” on June 7 at Duling Hall

 Whole Woman’s Health Blog | May 25

Ft. Worth: Comedy for Access, Clinic Beautification

Last week, our staff members from Whole Woman’s Health joined forces with those on “The Vagical Mystery Tour” – Co-Creator of “The Daily Show” Lizz Winstead, Comedian and Actor Ian Harvie, and Comedienne Joyelle Johnson – for the “Don’t Mess With Access” comedy show, which benefitted Whole Woman’s Health and their advocacy arm, Shift.

 Slate | May 25

Constitutional Crisis of Comedy

Donald Tump’s defenders say his apparent obstruction of justice was a joke. Comedians don’t get it.

 Dallas Voice | May 12

Daily Show creator appearing in Fort Worth

Lizz Winstead with two of her fellow Lady Parts Justice League comedians will be in Fort Worth on Thursday, May 18, volunteering at the Whole Women’s Health clinic and performing that night at the Ridglea Room.

 Austere Magazine | May 11

COMEDY FOR HOPE, COMEDY FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE

“If someone’s still laughing, they still have hope.”

 Vox | May 8

I’ve made my career using comedy to expose the hypocrisy of the powerful. It’s dangerous that the Justice Department can’t take a joke.

 Talks at Google | May 3

As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and co founder of Air America Radio, Lizz Winstead has helped changed the very landscape of how people get their news.

 Refinery29 | May 3

People have plenty of arguments against abortion, but one that consistently pops up from people who have no medical training or expertise to spout such facts is that having an abortion is unsafe.

 Broadway World | May 3

In their latest hilarious video release, “MythCrashers,” the Lady Parts Justice League (LPJL) continues their mission of combining humor with advocacy to shut down the alternative facts being used to create dangerous laws around birth control and abortion.

 Mic | May 3

If we’ve ever needed to bust the myths around abortion, it’s now.

 Huffington Post | May 3

They’re even safer than colonoscopies!

 Forbes | Apr 27

By all accounts, Lizz Winstead has revolutionized progressive media, beginning with late night television.

 CU Independent | Apr 14

Lizz Winstead and Ron Bostwick discussed the use of comedy both as a tool to engage audiences and as a motivator.

Rise Stronger | Apr 7

When it comes to fighting the good fight, Lizz Winstead, “First Lady of Political Satire,” wants to make it funny.

Broadway World | Apr 3

This summer, Lady Parts Justice League, an organization that delights in exposing sexist shit heads, will hit the road to bring their unique combination of comedy, activism, and on-the-ground support to abortion clinics and audiences across the nation!

Blue Fever | Mar 28Lawmakers: Get inFormation

Clever title, clever premise. This Beyonce parody claps back at birth control law.

Bustle | Mar 22

If you’ve ever wished your sex education had a little more song and dance and animated cartoons of birth control, you’re in luck.

GOMAG | Mar 21Video of the Day: Lea DeLaria Voices a Plan B in “I’m Just a Pill”

This new parody of Schoolhouse Rock’s “I’m Just a Bill” is feminist, educational and funny AF.

Spring.St | Mar 21Plan B is ‘Just a Pill’ in Lady Parts Justice’s ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Parody

LPJL debuted the video to coincide with the start of Congressional hearings on President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, who has argued an employer can deny health care coverage that includes birth control that violates their faith.

The Daily Dot | Mar 21This ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ parody explains how Plan B actually works

Tired of explaining to friends and family how Plan B isn’t an abortion pill? Show them this nifty Schoolhouse Rock parody instead.

STATIKNOIZE | Mar 21Lady Parts Justice League Breaks Plan B Down In New Video 

Lady Parts Justice League ( referred to as LPJL henceforth) has just dropped a cool new little video clip for purposes of clearing up misconceptions …

Rewire | Mar 20Schoolhouse Rock! Parody Teaches the Fundamentals of Emergency Contraception 

In a parody of Schoolhouse Rock!’s iconic animation “I’m Just a Bill,” the Lady Parts Justice League created “I’m Just a Pill,” an informative cartoon about the importance of emergency contraception and why it should be available for everyone.

Seattle Gay Scene | March 20, 2017
Lady Parts Justice League’s Clever New Video, “The Pill” Promotes Reproductive Rights

We j’adore this clever video from LADY PARTS JUSTICE LEAGUE (want an awesome name for your group? stick “Justice League” at the end of it!) that promotes Birth Control.

Someecards | Mar 20, 2017
It Took 41 years for someone to do a ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ parody about the morning-after pill and it was worth the wait.

The good people at activist/comedy group Lady Parts Justice League used the power of singing, anthropomorphic objects to spread facts about an important, often misunderstood little friend: the Plan B morning-after pill.

Mic | Mar 20, 2017
“I’m Just a Pill” aims ‘Schoolhouse Rock’-inspired birth control lessons at Neil Gorsuch

With its “I’m Just a Pill” video, the Lady Parts Justice League delivers a timely explainer on the basic facts of human reproduction and what birth control does.

Broadway World | Mar 20, 2017
Lady Parts Justice League Presents ‘I’m Just a Pill’ with Lea DeLaria

With all the fake news and non-facts promoted about contraception and reproductive rights, Lady Parts Justice League had to clap back

Huffington Post | Mar 20, 2017
Catchy ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Parody Reminds Us That Plan B Is ‘Just A Pill’

Pro-abortion rights group Lady Parts Justice League came up with a genius way to educate the masses about what the morning-after pill really does.

Spring.St | Mar 2, 2017
Lady Parts Justice League From The Woman Who Brought You The Daily Show

When it comes to fighting the good fight, Lizz Winstead, “First Lady of Political Satire,” wants to make it funny.

WBAI | Feb 12New Yorkers #StandWithPP

…supporters of the 100 year old organization chanted at Washington Square Park in Greenwhich Village over the weekend. They stand with Planned Parenthood, an organization which fights for reproductive rights, family planning and healthcare for all, under atack by the Trump administration.

Gothamist | Feb 12Hundreds Gather at East Village Planned Parenthood To Protest Anti-Abortion Rally

The rally in Washington Square Park featured prominent reproductive rights advocates, including Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler and founder of Lady Parts Justice League Lizz Winstead, as well as local elected officials including Comptroller Scott Stringer and Public Advocate Letitia James.

Time Out New York | Feb 10, 2017  
Dirty Dancing for Planned Parenthood

As part of its action week during Valentine’s season, Lady Parts Justice League is hosting this viewing party of the legendary ’80s romance…

Slutist | Jan 19Lizz Winstead: The First Lady of Political Satire Talks Protest, Fake News & Feminist Party Jams

Vanity saw my vaganity. I believe I actually wrote that phrase in my book…

Propeller | Jan 95 Feminist Organizations Changing The World

Using humor is one of the best ways to raise awareness of important issues and Lady Parts Justice has that strategy down to a ‘t’.

Cosmopolitan | Jan 6, 2017
Paul Ryan Blocked the Delivery of 87,000 Petitions Asking Him Not To Defund Planned Parenthood

They also took to Twitter to start the #PaulRyanSoScared hashtag, which quickly caught on as people began tweeting their utter disappointment…