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‘Lady Parts Justice League’ Descends On NC With Comic Catharsis

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The Lady Parts Justice League is a collective of comedians touring the country using stand-up, sketch, and multimedia comedy to bring light to reproductive jusice issues.

Hundreds of thousands of American women terminate pregnancies each year. But in the past decade, state governments around the country have enacted a series of laws that reproductive justice advocates argue impede women's access to safe, legal abortion.

The Lady Parts Justice League (LPJL) is a group of successful comics who use stand-up, sketch, and multimedia comedy to start conversations about reproductive justice. The League performs its show, “You Should Smile More and Other Manspirational Observations” at The Cat's Cradle in Carrboro tonight at 8 p.m.

Host Frank Stasio previews the performance with LizzWinstead, creator of LPJL and co-founder of The Daily Show, and standup-comic Joyelle Johnson

Here's one of their spoof videos made about Louisiana:

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Anita Rao is an award-winning journalist and the host and creator of "Embodied," a weekly radio show and podcast about sex, relationships & health. She's also the managing editor of WUNC's on-demand content.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.