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Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

By | October 6, 2014 at 12:37 pm | One comment

The Women & Women First bookstore featured on Portlandia is still in business. But the real-life feminist bookstore – called In Other Words – in which those sketches starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are filmed may be closing up shop if its owners don’t get a...

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Amy Schumer’s Women’s Gloria Awards and Gala speech inspiring

Amy Schumer’s Women’s Gloria Awards and Gala speech inspiring

By | May 5, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments

Amy Schumer, one of the most popular comedians today, took a brief break from perpetual punch lines and gave an intense, inspirational speech at the Ms. Foundation for Women's Gloria Awards and Gala. Schumer joined Chelsea Handler and Gabourey Sidibe at the New York City event...

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Margaret Cho: Reality strikes

By | August 18, 2008 at 2:27 am | 4 comments

Margaret Cho is, quite simply, a living icon of the stand-up comedy world. More than a comedian and entertainer, the San Francisco native is a strong-voiced activist for womens' rights and the rights of gays and lesbians. And now the power she wields will only grow as her new...

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