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Interviews

Comedian Dani Faith Leonard Using Humor To Address The Lack Of Medically-Accurate Sex Education In The US

Comedian Dani Faith Leonard Using Humor To Address The Lack Of Medically-Accurate Sex Education In The US

Only 13 US states require school sex education to be medically accurate. And no, that is not a joke. That is some seriously backward momentum happening and it needs to […]

Celebrities

Amy Schumer Wants You To Know She Is Literally Never Taking Off Her Postpartum Panties

Amy Schumer Wants You To Know She Is Literally Never Taking Off Her Postpartum Panties

By Liv McConnell for Fairygodboss There’s no shortage of new-mom realities that fail to make the cut into our health class curricula. Postpartum mesh panties are definitely one of them. […]

Celebrities

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Takes On Feminism, Politics & Truth In Her New Late Night Show

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Takes On Feminism, Politics & Truth In Her New Late Night Show

You guys, seriously, if you have not yet tuned into Iliza Shlesinger’s new late night TV show ‘Truth & Iliza’ on Freeform, where the hell have you been?! There is […]

Interviews

Comedian Jen Kirkman Talks About Her Netflix Special And How Being A Woman On Stage Is Inherently Political

Comedian Jen Kirkman Talks About Her Netflix Special And How Being A Woman On Stage Is Inherently Political

Having released her second Netflix comedy special in January, titled ‘Just Keep Livin’?’, comedian Jen Kirkman is certainly in good company. Along with the likes of Chelsea Handler, Iliza Schlesinger, […]

Celebrities

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger On Her Brand Of Intelligent Feminism & How Comedy Can Change The World

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger On Her Brand Of Intelligent Feminism & How Comedy Can Change The World

If you haven’t see it already, do yourself a favor and watch Iliza Shlesinger’s Netflix comedy special ‘Confirmed Kills’, then watch her two previous specials ‘Freezing Hot’ and ‘War Paint’. […]

Celebrities

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

You know her on screen as the college freshman who saved the Bardon Bellas from obscurity in ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, but in real life, actress Anna Kendrick’s […]

Causes

Sasheer Zamata On Feminism, Equal Rights and “Checking Your Privilege”

Sasheer Zamata On Feminism, Equal Rights and “Checking Your Privilege”

You already know the name and the face: comedian Sasheer Zamata from ‘Saturday Night Live‘, but she has a new role added to her list of credits that has just […]

Feminism

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Comedian Margaret Cho, Actor Tim Allen & Bond Girl Naomie Harris

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Comedian Margaret Cho, Actor Tim Allen & Bond Girl Naomie Harris

Welcome to the second installment in our new series called ‘Feminist Conversations‘ which we felt was a necessary addition to our site. There is a lot of talk about feminism […]

Celebrities

OITNB’s Lea delaria On Feminism, Being Butch & Her Body: “What’s Not To Love?!”

OITNB’s Lea delaria On Feminism, Being Butch & Her Body: “What’s Not To Love?!”

Ever since we binge-watched ‘Orange is the New Black’ season 3 on Netflix (umm, is there any OTHER way to watch this show?!?) we can’t get enough of Big Boo, […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Comedian Whitney Cummings On Body Image: “Perfection Is Bulls**t!”

Comedian Whitney Cummings On Body Image: “Perfection Is Bulls**t!”

We know, Whit, we know. Yet somehow women are still expected to live up to these unrealistic ideals of “perfection” and then we wonder why there are so many girls […]

Celebrities

Actress Janeane Garofalo On Feminism & Hollywood’s Double Standard Toward Women

Actress Janeane Garofalo On Feminism & Hollywood’s Double Standard Toward Women

You probably know her as the badass feminist, comedian and actress who appeared in most of your fave TV shows and movies throughout your formative years. We’re talking ‘Romy and […]

Entertainment

Amy Schumer For President! How The Comedian Is Changing The Game For Women

Amy Schumer For President! How The Comedian Is Changing The Game For Women

Remember that time someone wrote an article about the reasons why women aren’t funny? That no longer applies anywhere. Not only have female comedians been killing it with their own […]

Working Women

Is Seeing A Headline With The  Words “First Female” In It Empowering Or Depressing?

Is Seeing A Headline With The Words “First Female” In It Empowering Or Depressing?

It’s something we are well used to writing about here at GTHQ. The “first female” (fill in the blanks). We always get excited to hear about gender barriers being broken […]

Entertainment

Comedian Whitney Cummings Says Women Don’t Need To Act Like Men To Be Funny

Comedian Whitney Cummings Says Women Don’t Need To Act Like Men To Be Funny

Think about it you guys, she has a point. Now that we have a group of insanely talented female comedians throwing it down with the best of the guys on […]

Celebrities

Amy Poehler Talks Feminism, Females And Filmmaking In ‘Yes Please’

Amy Poehler Talks Feminism, Females And Filmmaking In ‘Yes Please’

One of our all-time girl crushes, Amy Poehler, just released a new book called ‘Yes Please’ and that’s pretty much what we have to say in response to it! The […]