MAKERS Moment

Funny Women

DeGeneres jokes about her sheltered upbringing and how she gradually noticed the biases faced by female comedians.

Tags: the women's movement, arts, confronting stereotypes, iconoclasts, overcoming obstacles

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Landing "Ellen" Landing "Ellen"
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