Comedy
The Advocate is a leading source of news related to comedy for the LGBT community. Discover the most hilarious people, television programs, movies, web series, stand-up gay comedy shows, and more that are tickling the funny bones of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender audiences. Find out about the many LGBT comics and allies that are shifting the cultural needle including Ellen DeGeneres, Margaret Cho, Rosie O’Donnell, Alec Mapa, Jonny McGovern, Wanda Sykes, Sandra Bernhard, Andy Dick, Tig Notaro, Stephanie Miller, David Sedaris, and more. Join the comedic conversation on Twitter through The Advocate’s social media handle, GaySayer.

Advocate GaySayer

The Colbert Report Takes on Trans Medicare Coverage
June 04 2014 3:32 PM ET

Colbert Takes on Trans Medicare Coverage

Parker Marie Molloy

Last night, Stephen Colbert took on the conservative blowback over the recent HHS decision involving transgender medical care as part of Medicare.

WATCH: Meryl Streep Can Act the Crap Out of a Traffic Report
June 04 2014 10:14 AM ET

WATCH: Meryl Streep Can Act the Crap Out of a Traffic Report

Jami Smith

Sure, Meryl Streep is arguably the best actress in the business, but can she make an oatmeal recipe sound sexy? Can she make a traffic report sound painful?

George Takei Wants the Westboro Baptist Church to 'Let It Go'
June 02 2014 3:19 PM ET

George Takei Wants the Westboro Baptist Church to 'Let It Go'

Jase Peeples

If you didn’t know it’s OK to be Takei before, you’ll have no doubt after watching this video.

WATCH: What if Godzilla Was Really Beyonce?
May 29 2014 10:48 AM ET

WATCH: What if Godzilla Was Really Beyonce?

Jami Smith

Maybe the Godzilla movie is trying to tell us something?

Throwback Thursday: Is Your Body Bathing Suit Ready?
May 29 2014 4:00 AM ET

#Throwback Thursday: Is Your Body Bathing Suit Ready?

Christopher Harrity

Remember all those sad promises you made last January? Here are some vintage swimmers to inspire you to one last push. Put down the cronut and take a look.

WATCH: The NFL Has Been Gay the Whole Time
May 26 2014 2:07 PM ET

WATCH: The NFL Has Been Gay the Whole Time

Jase Peeples

'Last Week Tonight' host John Oliver predicts the weeks biggest news headlines while his show takes a break over the Memorial Day holiday.

WATCH: It Finally Happened For Mitch and Cam on 'Modern Family'
May 22 2014 10:54 AM ET

WATCH: It Finally Happened For Mitch and Cam on Modern Family

Jami Smith

Cue the waterworks, people. Mitch and Cam finally make history as the first gay male main characters on a primetime network show to get married.

TBT: From the Weird to the Scary — Gay Bar Ads, 1969
May 15 2014 5:00 AM ET

#TBT: From the Weird to the Scary — Gay Bar Ads, 1969

Christopher Harrity

See how far we have come since the days of bars called "The Closet."

May 13 2014 5:31 PM ET

Explaining Michael Sam to Your Kid

Got a kid? Not sure to talk to him or her about the first openly gay NFL player?

WATCH: Colbert Throws Penalty Flag At Hypocrisy Over Michael Sam
May 13 2014 12:44 PM ET

WATCH: Colbert Throws Penalty Flag at Hypocrisy Over Michael Sam

Jami Smith

The satirical host takes aim at the backlash fired at Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player.

WATCH: Kate McKinnon and Charlize Theron Are Crazy Cat Ladies in Love
May 12 2014 9:40 AM ET

WATCH: Kate McKinnon and Charlize Theron Are Crazy Cat Ladies in Love

Jami Smith

Charlize Theron's mullet may not be enough to woo Kate McKinnon's crazy cat lady.

It's Official: Kate McKinnon Wins At Comedy
May 09 2014 3:21 PM ET

It's Official: Kate McKinnon Wins At Comedy

View at SheWired.com

 Kate McKinnon won an American Comedy Award Thursday night.

AddThis

Quantcast