Lady Parts Justice is excited to announce the second round of celebrities that will be participating in the Golden Probe Awards ceremony on October 2nd! Kate Walsh, Kathy Najimy, Amy Brenneman, Murray Hill and more will join a group of previously announced women that includes Samantha Bee, Jessica Williams, and Sarah Silverman. The satirical awards ceremony will honor “Outstanding Achievements” in sexism and anti-choice extremism in the fields of politics, media, and other industries that have made strides pushing women’s rights backwards. The Golden Probes, a hilarious and glamorous night of fundraising for this amazing nonprofit organization, will raise voter awareness about the politicians and policymakers dedicated to eroding access to reproductive health care before the polls open in November.
Additional confirmed appearances will include: Christian Finnegan, Ani DiFranco, Michelle Buteau, Ambrosia Parsley, Reformed Whores, Lea DeLaria, Matt McGorry, Wendy Davis, Sasheer Zamata, Phoebe Robinson, LPJ Founder Lizz Winstead, and the evening’s host will be legendary hip hop artist and comedian Jean Grae!
PRESS HERE to watch Abbi and Ilana‘s categories announcement via YouTube. The actual nominees will be revealed at the Golden Probe Award ceremony, held at (le) Poisson Rouge in NYC on October 2nd in front of a live audience and will be streamed via Lady Parts Justice’s website.
Best Acting Like You Care About Women in a Non-Supportive Role
Best Original Science
Best Adaptation of Reality
Best Performance in an Unscripted Digital Short
Outstanding Writing in Sharpie, Hobby Lobby Supplies and/or Microsoft Paint
Outstanding Underperformance by a Politician in a Leading Role
Legislature of the Year
In true award season fashion, the Golden Probes will present all the usual tropes musical performances, dance numbers, heartfelt tributes – but with the Lady Parts Justice spin, hilariously critiquing the worst American politics has to offer.
If you are unable to attend, as of this release Lady Parts Justice is holding public watching parties in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, DC, Memphis, Portland, and Austin, adding more cities each week. LPJ is encouraging people to throw house parties and is providing tools to host local house parties nationwide that rival any Oscar watch party with their downloadable party kit which includes Probe bingo, a miniature red carpet, drink specials and cardboard statuettes for their own nominees.
PRESS HERE for more information and to purchase tickets. Stay tuned for even more celebrities to be announced in the coming weeks!