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Ms. Magazine Blog | November 3

The First Anti-Abortion Extremist To Murder An Abortion Provider Has Been Denied Parole

On Wednesday, a review board in Florida denied parole to convicted murderer Michael Griffin, who fatally shot Dr. David Gunn outside of a Pensacola clinic in 1993.

Time Out New York | October 31

Funny Christmas gifts for the holiday season

Not to Be Fucked With bracelet

Lady Parts Justice League, $45, shapeways.com

Refinery29 | October 26

Meet The Millennials Fighting To Expose Fake Abortion Clinics

In a time when access to abortions is ever-shrinking, it’s particularly egregious that people across the country are still being deceived by fake abortion clinics, masquerading as “crisis pregnancy centers.”

GirlTalkHQ | October 13

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Lady Parts Justice League Fights Fiction With Facts In New Video About Abortion

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we share videos and online content that we are loving right now.

 Teen Vogue | October 4

House of Representatives Votes to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks

“While the country is in the midst of several crises…our politicians voted against the humanity of women,” Lady Parts Justice League founder and Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead told Teen Vogue in a statement.

 Huffpo September 28

Lady Parts Justice League Is Serving Up #FactsYouCanSwallow On International Safe Abortion Day

Let me ask you this: what if you could just take a pill that could help guarantee your autonomy, reinforce your ability to make the important decisions regarding your own life, assert control over your body, and thwart repressive forces trying to take away your rights?

 Everyday Feminism September 28

The Abortion Pill: Facts You Can Swallow 

Let’s be real: pretty much anyone who isn’t a cisgender man has long had their bodily autonomy systematically threatened.

 Elite Daily September 19

These Comedians Are Exposing Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers 

A 2006 Congressional investigation found 87 percent of CPCs surveyed provided false or misleading medical information.

 VICE IMPACT | September 1

Five Reproductive Rights Heroes You’ve Gotta Know About Right Now

These activists bring creativity and innovation to the front lines of reproductive health justice.

 CNN August 11

‘Daily Show’ creator Lizz Winstead talks comedy and sexism in the age of Trump

As late-night comedians ramp up their roles as political commentators in the age of President Donald Trump, CNN’s #GetPolitical series caught up with comedian Lizz Winstead — the co-creator and former head writer of “The Daily Show” — to talk politics, comedy and social activism.

 Fusion | August 3

The A.V. Club Show: Media Mayhem

Ready to fight inequality? Comedian and co-creator of The Daily Show Lizz Winstead talks to John Teti on The A.V. Club Show about her kickass 💥 organization, Lady Parts Justice League.

 HuffPost 

No. Facts. Given. You Must Tell The Whole Story About CPCs

As someone who’s had a firsthand experience engaging with a Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC), it’s absolutely mind-blowing to me that NPR would run a piece that did not discuss the well documented lies about abortion that unsuspecting pregnant people are told when they enter looking for help.

 Wonkette 

Hawaii Crisis Pregnancy Center Will Jam An Ultrasound Wand In Your Vagina FOR JESUS!

This is Nurse Rebecca Zaman. She works at A Place For Women, a crisis pregnancy center in Oahu, Hawaii. Nurse Rebecca is a nice lady who jams vaginal ultrasound wands into pregnant teenagers for Jesus.

 Fusion TV 

Comedy With A Purpose

“We’re traveling around the country like a band of witches, feminist witches, who are casting spells on right-wing extremists.” Lizz Winstead is on a comedy tour with a mission.

 INSIDER LOUISVILLE 

‘Daily Show’ co-creator brings her musical ‘Vagical Mystery Tour’ to Headliners

The “Vagical Mystery Tour” stops at Headliners on Saturday.

 BUST 

Lady Parts Justice League Exposes Crisis Pregnancy Centers That Lie To Women About Abortion

In the midst of feminist coven Lady Parts Justice League’s 8-week national tour to advocate for reproductive rights, they’re also launching a 10-day public awareness campaign to “engage repro rights supporters, partner organizations, and new activists around the country in online and in-person actions to expose fake clinics.”

 Bustle 

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.

 Ms. Magazine Blog 

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.

 The Cut 

This Organization Is Going After Crisis Pregnancy Centers for Spreading Misinformation About Abortion

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).

 Women’s Law Project 

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.

 Swerve Magazine 

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.

 The Stranger 

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?

 Seattle Gay Scene 

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.

 Broadway World 

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.

 NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio 

The Vagical Mystery Tour came to Cleveland!

LPJ came to Cleveland as a part of their Vagical Mystery Tour. The tour is a series of comedy shows and service projects bringing positive attention and assistance for abortion providers across America. In Cleveland, they came back to Preterm to lift up the staff.

 Pittsburgh City Paper 

Short List: July 13-21 Comedy and reproductive rights with the Vagical Mystery Tour; The Liar at Kinetic Theatre; Common at the PSO; RuPaul’s War on the Catwalk

In planning the Vagical Mystery Tour, which blends comedy and activism, Lady Parts Justice League targeted cities and states where reproductive rights and access to reproductive-health services are threatened.

 Detroit Free Press 

Lizz Winstead brings Vagical Mystery Tour’s night of comedy to Ferndale

Lizz Winstead is best known as a co-creator of “The Daily Show,” but currently she’s busy with the Lady Parts Justice League, a reproductive rights comedy activist group.

 News-Herald 

Female comedy troupe celebrates Lady Parts at the Magic Bag

It’s not for the faint of heart, but “The Daily Show’s” Lizz Winstead brings the Lady Parts Justice League tag-team comedy show to the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, on Sunday, July 9.

 Electablog 

Lady Parts Justice League’s Vagical Mystery Tour brings entertainment and engagement to Detroit on July 9

Get your tickets now to be part of all the fun and activism hosted by Lizz Winstead’s awesome repro rights organization.

 Nuvo 

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.

 Electablog 

Episode 39 – Resistance Survival Tips & the Vagical Mystery Tour with special guest Lizz Winstead

The show notes for Episode 39 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-39-resistance-survival-tips-the-vagical-mystery-tour-with-special-guest-lizz-winstead.html

 A.V. Club 

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 

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.

 Riverfront Times 

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, June 29 to July 5

It’s Fourth of July weekend, which means some of you lucky people are heading into a four-day weekend.

 PRIDESOURCE 

Lady Parts Justice League: Vagical Mystery Tour Comes to Ferndale 

Comedy, Music and Activism Draws Attention to Repro Rights, Sexism, Racism and Homophobia

 Bustle 

How A Comedy Tour Is Helping Women Retain Their Reproductive Rights

If you’re planning a tour around the country to host comedy shows, volunteer at abortion clinics, and get communities involved in the fight for reproductive freedom, there’s really no better name you could choose than the Vagical Mystery Tour.

 Splitsider 

On the ‘Vagical Mystery Tour’ with Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead (co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show) has put her passion for politics to work.

 Chicago Now 

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, June 26-Sunday, July 2, 2017

In town: Tom Cotter, Lizz Winstead with the Vagical Mystery Tour, Cash Levy, The Hodgetwins, Artie Lange, Mo Amer, and The Capitol Steps.

 Indianapolis Business Journal 

Priority list includes two geek conventions

Lizz Winstead, co-creator and former head writer for “The Daily Show,” brings her tour of music and comedy acts to town.

 Defending Grace Blog 

An Interview with Lizz Winstead and Things You Can Do to Help RIGHT NOW

Lizz Winstead, co creator of the Daily Show, is coming to The Blueberry Hill Duck Room in St. Louis next Thursday (June 29) with her Lady Parts Justice League Vagical Mystery Tour.

 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…