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Sofie Hagen

Danish comedian, feminist & fat activist

Sofie Hagen is a London-based stand-up comedian and comedy writer from Denmark.

Sofie won the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2013 award and was a finalist in Leicester Square New Comedian of the year 2012, Funny Women Awards 2012 and Piccadilly Comedy Club New Act 2012.

Mentally Allergic to Life-Peanuts

I wish people understood social anxiety in the same way as they understand allergies. They understand that if people allergic to nuts have nuts then they go to the special nut-allergy hospital. I assume. I have not researched this article.
29/06/2016 10:39 BST

It's the Little Things (That Can Ruin Your Day)

Your life is so close to being perfect. If only things would stop annoying you. Fortunately, you do not have to look much further. Here are four easy fixes of everyday niggles, so you can live carefree. You're welcome...
25/09/2014 16:45 BST

Easy Nigglefixes to Help You Love Yourself

There is no such thing as an objective reality, when it comes to beauty. Beauty standards are set by money-hungry, old, white men behind big desks and these men make a lot of money off of your insecurities. The more you hate yourself, more you spend and the richer they get. You are beautiful. You are.
25/09/2014 16:44 BST

Why Can't We Talk About Our Periods?

The problem with female comedians is that they ALL talk about their periods all the time. It is literally their whole sets. Periods, blood, tampons, ladydiapers, period, period. Period. Eurgh. It is disgusting, <em>am I right, guys?</em>
22/07/2014 17:10 BST

Fatphobic People Say the Darndest Things

Like most fat people, I have had a lot of mindless, hateful abuse spat at me. Strangers have either shouted "F**k you, fat b***h!" after me as I walked down the street or simply added a "You shouldn't eat that." if I eat anything but lettuce in public.
10/03/2014 16:35 GMT

The Men Who Are Intimidated By Funny Women

What I have done is sex. Even as a female comedian. Against all odds. It's a miracle. I haven't had sex with enough people to call it academic research (unfortunately), but just about enough for a theory to emerge from my funny little brain.
27/01/2014 11:56 GMT

Six Reasons Why Women Should Stop Faking Orgasms

Let's face it, faking orgasms during an act of consensual sex is so 1955. It is possibly one of the worst things us women can do to each other. It needs to stop and it needs to stop now. Why, you ask? Well, here are six reasons...
13/01/2014 13:14 GMT

My Miss World 2013 Application

You guys, it's that time of the year, when the prestigious competition Miss <strike>Universe</strike> World 2013 opens for applications. Yes! I can feel it - this is my year. As I am yet to become a UK citizen, I will first have to win the Miss Denmark round - easy schmeasy!
27/08/2013 12:42 BST

The True Story of When I Lived With A Ghost in North London

I started trembling. I buried my face in my hands, refusing to look. Slowly, the scent became stronger. And stronger. Then it was right there. Right under my nose. I felt my eyes tearing up. I have never been that scared in my entire life.
31/07/2013 14:40 BST

All I Want in a Man

I am pretty sure, I am the kind of woman that pick-up artists around the world would refer to as a "10". Have I not an excessive amount of lumps here and there? Men love that. And don't get me started on my extensive knowledge of <em>Fresh Prince of Bel Air</em>-trivia. In all ways, I am a catch. I think I am damn well entitled to make some demands of my own, when choosing a man.
18/07/2013 17:22 BST