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Comedian Sued For Sexism Over 'No Boys Allowed' Show!

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When we first heard about a lawsuit aimed at standup comic Iliza Shlesinger for doing a girls-only show, we thought it was merely some more dumb man-baby bullshit.

But the more we see from George St. George's suit, the more it seems downright offensive!

In his lawsuit, St. George claims he bought two tickets for Girls Night with Iliza — No Boys Allowed — and was told he would have to sit in the back because it was a women-only show. Then he and his friend left for dinner and returned to find the theater had decided instead not to allow men at all, immediately offering St. George a refund.

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In the suit, attorney Alfred Rava — who according to The Hollywood Reporter is making a career filing cases about discrimination against men, including a suit against the Oakland A's for giving hats away for Mother's Day — compares what St. George went through to the Civil Rights movement

He says the night "can best be described as

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Tracy Morgan Cancels Mississippi Show Over Anti-LGBT Law!

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Entertainers are banding together to push some backward governments into the 21st century!

Tracy Morgan is the latest star to cancel an appearance over an unjust law targeting LGBT rights.

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This time, the state is Mississippi, and the law is the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act — yet another law designed to legalize and INCREASE discrimination against gays.

The Saturday Night Live alum was scheduled to perform in Tunica as part of his Picking Up The Pieces tour but abruptly cancelled on Tuesday, explaining in a press release:

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