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08th Aug 2019

FRINGE 2019: Actions, not language, are what counts in feminism

Wayne Farry

Feminism in comedy is a hot topic currently

With the advent of #MeToo movement, the world of comedy and male comedians in particular have been forced, or at least urged, to confront their own behaviour and use of language.

Speaking to JOE at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, comedian Jacob Hawley discusses feminism in the world of comedy and how working class people are often unfairly labeled as the primary instigators of sexism and misogyny.