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

Please, Take the X Out of Xmas
December 23 2013 5:30 AM ET

Please, Take the X Out of Xmas

Christopher Harrity

Muscle-bound Santas, slutty elves — must we sexualize everything?

Best Tweets: 'Duck You, Phil Robertson'
December 20 2013 5:29 PM ET

Best Tweets: 'Duck You, Phil Robertson'

Jami Smith

The Gaysayer Twitter comedians have a few duck calls of their own for Phil Robertson. Other amusing jokes this week include Lady Gaga's performance on The Voice and, of course, Beyoncé.

How Gay is Duck Dynasty Merchandise?
December 20 2013 3:43 PM ET

How Gay is Duck Dynasty Merchandise?

Advocate.com Editors

A gay comedian takes a trip to his local Walmart to see for himself.

WATCH: Jon Stewart 'Sort of' Stands With Fox News in Defending 'Duck Dynasty' Star
December 20 2013 12:51 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart 'Sort of' Stands With Fox News in Defending Duck Dynasty Star

Jami Smith

'It's ZZ Top, not ZZ Bottom,' jokes Stewart while pointing out the ignorance of both Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson and the Fox News reporters who defend him. Stewart does believe, however, that Robertson shouldn't be booted from the show for 'saying stupid shit.'

The Best Christmas Memes Are on George Takei's Facebook Page
December 19 2013 11:07 PM ET

The Best Christmas Memes Are on George Takei's Facebook Page

Jami Smith

George Takei is better at social media than all of us. Here are some hilarious Christmas memes to share with people on Facebook.

WATCH: Gay SNL Writers Launch Wacky Web Series
December 18 2013 11:49 AM ET

WATCH: Gay SNL Writers Launch Wacky Web Series

Jami Smith

Hudson Valley Ballers is the wacky new web comedy based loosely on the lives of gay SNL writers, Paula Pell and James Anderson. The show includes hilarious guest appearances by Kate McKinnon and Paul Rudd.

WATCH: Sexy Frat Boys Channel Katy Perry
December 16 2013 8:00 AM ET

WATCH: Sexy Frat Boys Channel Katy Perry

Jami Smith

Instead of studying, these frat boys spend their snow day, er, male bonding.

Op-ed: How to Handle a Heckler From The Future
December 16 2013 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How to Handle a Heckler From The Future

Lianna Carrera

Lesbian comedian Lianna Carrera wasn't on stage when she encountered her most recent heckler. He wasn't prepared for her response.

Twitter's Gayest Responses to Beyonce's New Album
December 13 2013 6:38 PM ET

Twitter's Gayest Responses to Beyonce's New Album

Jami Smith

Beyonce secretly released her new album today and almost broke the internet. Here are the funniest responses from our Gaysayer Twitter feed.

WATCH: Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler Have Aggressive Christmas Spirit
December 12 2013 12:17 PM ET

WATCH: Name That Christmas Tune —or Else

Jami Smith

Comedians Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler try to force holiday spirit onto unsuspecting New Yorkers.

10 Snarky Quotes That Will Make You Miss Michael Kors on Project Runway
December 11 2013 12:00 PM ET

10 Snarky Quotes That Make Us Miss Michael Kors on Runway

Jami Smith

Sorry, Zac Posen and Isaac Mizrahi, but no one can take down a designer like Michael Kors. This compilation of quips is why Project Runway desperately needs him back on the judges' panel.

Meet the Lesbian Who Won a Comedy Cage Match
December 11 2013 7:00 AM ET

Meet the Lesbian Who Won a Comedy Cage Match

Jami Smith

Maggie Faris competed against eight finalists in the Stand Out: National Queer Comedy Search.

Op-ed: What I Didn't Learn in Catholic School
December 09 2013 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What I Didn't Learn in Catholic School

Cameron Esposito

Comedian Cameron Esposito explains why comedy has become her new religion.

AddThis

Quantcast