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Chicago Tribune
Dick Gregory understood the political power of comedybroke the nightclub color barrier, and did it with controversial political subj
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
broke the nightclub color barrier, and did it with controversial political subjects long before Larry Wilmore, Trevor Noah, Wanda Sykes or W. Kamau Bell. Until Playboy CEO Hugh Hefner hired Gregory to fill in at the Chicago Playboy Club, blacks... Read more
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New Now Next
Gay Comic Nicky Paris On Political Incorrectness, Losing Gigs, And Breaking Into The Mainstreamat this club.’” The booker’s meaning was crystal clear. There aren’t a ton of
New Now Next / Posted 2 days ago
at this club.’” The booker’s meaning was crystal clear. There aren’t a ton of gay male role models in standup, the way Wanda Sykes and Ellen DeGeneres have open doors for lesbian comics. “The gay comics that were above me when I first started... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The complicated exodus of art world star Cauleen Smithas "We Were Never Meant to Survive" and "Rage Blooms Within Me." One banner was
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
as "We Were Never Meant to Survive" and "Rage Blooms Within Me." One banner was simply a list of comedians — Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, etc. — whom Smith calls a "resistance and balm to our current era." "The Biennial this time was very much about... Read more
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NBC News
Disney show 'Doc McStuffins' features interracial lesbian momsfor it in the future. The family just happens to be headed by two mothers: one
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
for it in the future. The family just happens to be headed by two mothers: one black and one white. Voiced by comedian Wanda Sykes and actress Portia de Rossi, Thea (Sykes) and Edie (de Rossi) are the latest same-sex couple to be featured on a... Read more
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International Business Times
When are the 2017 Emmys? Nominations, hosts and everything else you need to know Henry, This Is Us Gerald McRaney, This Is Us Denis O'Hare, This Is Us Outsta
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Henry, This Is Us Gerald McRaney, This Is Us Denis O'Hare, This Is Us Outstanding guest actress in a comedy series Wanda Sykes, Black-ish Carrie Fisher, Catastrophe Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Home Moviesmother Linda (Hawn) to be her traveling companion. Hint from the title: There's
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
mother Linda (Hawn) to be her traveling companion. Hint from the title: There's a kidnapping along the way. With Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, Joan Cusack; directed by Jonathan Levine. The Exception (R, 1 hour, 47 minutes) Set in Germany... Read more
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Breitbart
LGBT Advocates Praise Disney Preschool Cartoon for Featuring Lesbian Momshome clinic with the assistance of her friends. In the episode titled “The Eme
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
home clinic with the assistance of her friends. In the episode titled “The Emergency Plan,” the two doll moms, voiced by Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi, are faced with an “earthquake” that causes the doll family to be separated. Doc McStuffins... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Parents praise Disney Junior channel for featuring a lesbian interracial couple in an animated showa doll family and shows them how to handle an emergency, in an episode called T
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
a doll family and shows them how to handle an emergency, in an episode called The Emergency Plan. Portia de Rossi and Wanda Sykes lend their voices to Edie Doll and Thea Doll, an interracial lesbian couple, who head up the toy family. It’s the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Disney Junior channel praised for featuring lesbian interracial couple in animated showa doll family and shows them how to handle an emergency, in an episode called T
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
a doll family and shows them how to handle an emergency, in an episode called The Emergency Plan. Portia de Rossi and Wanda Sykes lend their voices to Edie Doll and Thea Doll, an interracial lesbian couple, who head up the toy family. It’s the... Read more
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Mashable
Disney Channel features interracial lesbian couple and other networks should catch up alreadyof Doc McStuffins titled "The Emergency Plan," which also featured an interraci
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
of Doc McStuffins titled "The Emergency Plan," which also featured an interracial lesbian couple as parents. Voiced by Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi (two IRL lesbians), the most important aspect of the representation was the fact that the... Read more
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New Now Next
Disney Channel’s "Doc McStuffins" Casts Wanda Sykes And Portia De Rossi As Married Momsa six-year-old girl who takes care of her sick or displaced toys. “The Emergenc
New Now Next / Posted 15 days ago
a six-year-old girl who takes care of her sick or displaced toys. “The Emergency Plan” featured two mom dolls, voiced by Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi, who were separated from their children after an earthquake hit. Creator Chris Nee told... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Outspoken and alarmingly honest Tiff Stevenson coming to Norwich’s Laugh in the Parkeasy to find who they are and demand more women. Also I hate the word token. W
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 29 days ago
easy to find who they are and demand more women. Also I hate the word token. Who are your main comedy role models? I love Wanda Sykes, Roisin Conaty, Rich Hall, Joan Rivers (I believe she is still gigging), Katherine Ryan, Stuart Black, Kathleen... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Historically hidden in plain sight, black women in comedy are breaking outwomen have continued to struggle.. For every Kevin James, whose stand-up led t
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
women have continued to struggle.. For every Kevin James, whose stand-up led to a bountiful TV and film career, there’s a Wanda Sykes who most often plays a supporting character. For every Amy Poehler who went from “Saturday Night Live” to “Parks... Read more

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