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In April our focus is "together and apart." May's theme is "What's so funny?" And, June's focus in "Upstanders" and we're asking: Are you an upstander? What do you stand up for? Send 150 words or less to editor@womenspress.com by May 10.



Features
What Women Want!
ReadersSurvey: You told us your favorites. We tell all.
Seriously funny
Profile: Julie Schumacher, the first female Thurber Prize award winner
The queen of improv
Profile: Jill Bernard pushes the boundaries at HUGE Theater
The Theater of Public Policy
Feature: The women who use improv to spark conversation
Oddities and the peculiar
CoverArtist: Although Mary Gibney like repetition, her eclectic artworks are one-of-a-kind
Funny feminists
WordsAndPictures: Telling women's stories is a radical act at "The Funny"
ThinkAboutIt May 2016
ThinkAboutIt: Laugh with Hillary, bathroom signage, Periods for Pence, and more to think about
GoSeeDo May 2016
Calendar: Fight Like a Mother, trans etiquette, Two Spirits, and other women-focused events happening in May
Commentary
What's so funny?
ThisIssue: On Lucille Ball and the perspectives of female comedy
Lighten up
ActNow: Heather Meyer's annual sketch "The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes)"
How humor helps heal
LeaderVoice: Jen Polzin on using therapeutic humor
Ladies Against Women
SheSaid A plea to readers of the Minnesota Ladies' Press from Mrs. Matthew Black
Hillary!
ThisIssue: The editors' endorsement for President - reflecting this issue's theme of "together and apart"
Minnesota-friendly signs
ActNow: Bosnian refugee Veda Partalo finds a solution to the unwelcoming nature of some in today's U.S. culture
Bad people from Other Places
SheSaid Tami Mohamed Brown reflects on the fear of those from "Other Places"
Sisters in spirit
ThisIssue: The March spirituality-themed magazine shares voices of women from many different perspectives.
ReadersWrite
Seriously, not funny
OnYourMind: A consortium of comedians create FairPlay to address misogyny in the industry
Space for laughs
BookShelf: Lorna Landvik reports on the universe of comedy
Laughter? Yes, please!
LaughingMatters: Mary Margaret Anderson on laughter yoga
The seed of hope planted wild
OnYourMind: Artist Camille Gage raises awareness of environmental concerns with "Fierce Lament" events and exhibit
YourThoughts May 2016
YourThoughts: Readers share their personal experiences of being an outsider
YouSaid May 2016
YouSaid: Letters from Women's Press readers
Life after death
BookShelf: Lenore Franzen on how she coped with the deaths of her husband and mother in a five-day span by reading
Keeping eyes on the pies
YourStory: Rose McGee on the community creation of sweet potato comfort pies delivered around the country

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