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Some people (anti-abortion advocates, Republican presidential candidates) insist abortion is no laughing matter, so those folks probably don’t know how well humor can mobilize the masses. But just look at The Daily Show’s ability to start important conversations while also delivering killer one-liners. That show’s co-creator Lizz Winstead is also the creative voice behind Lady Parts Justice, an organization that encourages comedians and writers to raise their voices and speak about contemporary threats to reproductive rights. Winstead and a troupe of fierce women bring their cause to the live stage in their storytelling and truth-telling show Postcards from the Vag. The show, which features commentary from both advocates and comedians, will raise funds and awareness in support of Lady Parts Justice. Election season is already upon us, and there’s no better way to sway skeptical friends into rocking the vote quite like a strong message couched in a vagina joke. The event begins at 9 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $10–$15. (202) 667-4490. blackcatdc.com.