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The fact that Ms. Jones loves herself -- the fact of her obvious confidence and the ease with which she speaks her mind -- well, that's an awful affront to the misogynists who expect a "woman like her," i.e. "not pretty enough" or light-skinned enough (in their tiny minds) to stay in the background with her mouth firmly shut.
Amy Schumer. Comedy Central darling, subject of dozens of viral videos and the star of this summers box office hit Trainwreck seems to be everyone's favourite funny girl. But why do we love her?
I was literally dumbfounded as Chris thrashed around the stage like a gutless fish. He chose to open with his plight with marriage and being in a relationship. I could tell from the moment he started we were destined for trouble.
It's hard to put into words how I felt at that moment. Scared. Objectified. Threatened. Invalidated. I felt like I was going to cry. Turned my head for about 15 seconds, took a sip of water, told myself to just plug through, went to talk and my voice was all warbled like I was about to cry. Realized I couldn't talk because I was so upset. Said into the microphone, "I'm sorry but I can't do this." I was not able to do my job because someone was sexually harassing me. As a stand up comic I do not have a Human Resources Department. The stage is my workplace and I was publicly humiliated, objectified and belittled.
When comedian Jen Grant was hired to perform at a seemingly benign corporate event for a printing association last week, she never thought she would have the worst experience of her career. Grant, wh...
Get ready, Toronto (and any Canadians visiting Toronto in May)! The city is about to get a whole lot raunchier. The SheDot Festival is returning to Ontario's capital for the second year, and this time...