A IS FOR is hosting a Night Of A Thousand Vaginas: An emergency benefit to help Texas women
A is For will host a benefit featuring an evening of comedy and music to raise money for the women of Texas at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, CA on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8pm.
On Halloween the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a lower federal court’s injunction on the dangerous Texas abortion law (HB2) that was passed this summer, despite Senator Wendy Davis’s legendary filibuster. With this decision 1/3 of the abortion clinics in Texas had to shut down overnight.
A is For is organizing this emergency benefit to raise money for Texas abortion funds (Lilith Fund, TEA Fund, Whole Women’s Health Action Fund, and Fund Texas Women) who are working to help women affected by this law by providing financial support to help cover procedures, travel, lodging and child care.
6:00PM – Seat assignments begin
7:00PM – Doors open for drinks
8:00PM – Showtime
11:00PM-VIP cocktail reception with performers
A is For serves as an ally and advocate for organizations working to protect reproductive rights. Scheduled performers for the benefit include: Marc Maron, Dana Gould, Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish, Steve Agee, Karen Kilgariff, Morgan Murphy, Jen Kirkman, Abbi Crutchfield, Dylan Brody, Coby Brown, Garfunkel and Oates, Kay Hanley of Letters to Cleo, Mary Birdsong, Scot Robinson and Kate Flannery (The Lampshades), Megan Mullaly’s band Nancy and Beth, and Beth Orton.
Scheduled appearances by: Martha Plimpton, Sarah Thyre, Shannon Woodward, Andy Richter, Jake Fogelnest, Pamela Adlon, and other surprise guests!
A is For serves as an ally and advocate for organizations working to protect reproductive rights; we are a unifying forum utilizing social media to spotlight issues and encourage activism.
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