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Jill Soloway’s Emmy Acceptance Speech: “Topple The Patriarchy!”

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In the highlight of the Emmys, Transparent creator Jill Soloway—winner for Outstanding Direction in a Comedy Series—used her acceptance speech to champion Queer rights, women’s issues, and then shouted, “Topple the patriarchy! Topple the patriarchy!” We’re right there with you! (Refinery29)

Also, Leslie Jones used the Emmys stage to give a funny, sharp take on all the nastiness she’s had to suffer through on the internet. (Jezebel)

A painfully unfunny joke by Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel led to this painfully perfect reaction by Tina Fey. (Elite Daily)

Amy Schumer credited her red-carpet Emmys look to Vivienne Westwood, Tom Ford, and O.B. tampons. (Cosmopolitan)

And on that subject, Miley Cyrus has a very good explanation for why she doesn’t do red carpets anymore. (Elle)

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