lindy west

HuffPost Personal
In her new book, "The Witches are Coming," West dissects the cultural moment we're living in today — and how we got here.
HuffPost Personal
"I’ve been part of groups of voluptuous Lycra-clad women invading the beaches with our not-sorry fattery," the author writes.
Women
Hulu described the production as “the story of a fat young woman who wants to change her life, but not her body.”
Women
With the allegations against Harvey Weinstein of sexual coercion and violence, something seems to have cracked the Elizabethan
Women
Lindy West will fight for you, even if you send her hate mail. Take note, dudes.
Impact
While many still wish to denounce hashtag activism as narcissistic, lazy, and ultimately devoid of real solutions, I have to firmly disagree.
Comedy
I do not make rape jokes and I do not think rape is funny. I support you in your fight against domestic violence, the abuse of women and misogyny, but your fight to ban horrible things from comedy is fruitless.
Comedy
Comics don't take well to being told they're misogynist and yet they love being told that they're offensive.
Comedy
The funny woman wields humor in such a way as to remove one gag (through her refusal of silence), even as she makes another -- a joke. Thus, she simultaneously resists shutting down and shutting up.
Media
Hi, I'd like to share a story. Once in New York I watched a comedy show where the last and headlining comedian made a barrage
Comedy
On Thursday, "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" took the conversation to the next level and held a debate between Jezebel
Teen
This is that damp, green place up in the corner. The Pacific Northwest is the nation’s leading exporter of trees, airplanes
Teen
This is the latest installment in a series where the HuffPost Teen editors round up five things they're excited about each
Books
OK, so you may remember that a few months back a little magazine called The New Yorker decided to make a list of 20 top fiction
Wellness
Sex and The City was a huge disappointment. Sitting there in that total surround sound huge multiplex theater I was embarrassed to be a woman and a Westerner.