July 24, 2018 10:05 am
The official trailer for Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order is HERE!
The docu-series, directed by Ruth Leitman, follows the Lady Parts Justice league – led by The Daily Show's co-creator Lizz Winstead – as it barnstorms the country with a boots-on-the-ground strategy to support abortion providers and reproductive rights, using comedy as the ultimate weapon to mobilize voters towards the 2018 elections.
Watch the official trailer
An eye-opening human rights road series with a diverse cast and focus on intersectional feminism, Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order uses the political satire infused advocacy of Lizz Winstead and the LPJ team to reframe priorities and goals engaging audiences in the reality of a catastrophic deluge of anti-choice laws poised to set women back half a century and galvanize coordinated, informed action.
Showing clinics fighting for survival, the series corrects any lingering mistaken belief that Roe v. Wade still protects a woman's right to choose and addresses the terrifying erosion of repro rights: 31 states across the US have restrictive if not punitive legislation in place or impending for a women’s rights to abortion.
Independent clinics provide 70% of abortion care in the US, and several states have only one clinic, forcing women to drive long distances and even out of state to get this health care procedure. With 48 hour waiting periods, its prohibitive for low-income women who might have to miss work for several days for the procedure.
The series follows comedic political activist group Lady Parts Justice (LPJ) as they embark on 'The Vagical Mystery Tour', a 16-city comedy tour, building ground-game support and raising funds for independent clinics that leads the team deep into hostile territory in an effort to de-stigmatize abortion, and educate and mobilize their pro-choice supporters who have grown complacent during a time of real crisis.
Learn more about the series at their official website..