Samantha Bee, iOWest give voice and take action to women in comedy against sexual harassment and assault

In case you missed it, the past couple of weeks have┬áborne witness to some significant strides forward toward shining a light on the plight of women in comedy. Particularly when it comes to harassment and sexual abuse. First and foremost, Charna Halpern confirmed that she had fired an artistic director at iO West who’d been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment. Halpern told BuzzFeed that she would be hiring a female artistic director soon, and praised the women who had come forward with allegations and concerns. Halpern had very active Facebook message threads going over the past couple...

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