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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.

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The Colbert Report Takes on Trans Medicare Coverage

Colbert Takes on Trans Medicare Coverage

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

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

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'

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

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?

WATCH: What if Godzilla Was Really Beyonce?

Maybe the Godzilla movie is trying to tell us something?

Throwback Thursday: Is Your Body Bathing Suit Ready?

#Throwback Thursday: Is Your Body Bathing Suit Ready?

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

WATCH: The NFL Has Been Gay the Whole Time

'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'

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

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

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

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

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

WATCH: Colbert Throws Penalty Flag at Hypocrisy Over Michael Sam

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

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