7 Funny LGBT Comics You Shouldn’t Have Missed in 2011
BY Diane Anderson-Minshall
November 17 2011 5:00 AM ET
“When are the people with cash coming out?”— Karen Williams on the ratio of out queers who are poor to millionaires who are closeted. The Cleveland-based Williams is the founder of the National Women’s Comedy Conference, has been featured in We’re Funny That Way and Laughing Matters, and was even introduced by Jon Stewart as “Professor Williams” for her work at Cleveland State. Williams is also the founder and head of the International Institute of Humor and Healing Arts (the HaHa Institute) and a mainstay on Olivia cruises.