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WATCH: Jay Leno to Lesbian Comedian, 'You're the Future'
September 04 2013 12:20 PM ET

WATCH: Jay Leno to Lesbian Comedian, 'You're the Future'

Jami Smith

Lesbian comedian (and Gaysayer favorite) Cameron Esposito made her late-night television debut last night on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and it could not have gone better. Even Jay Leno had to chime in.

September 03 2013 11:40 AM ET

WATCH: Cheyenne Jackson Met David Burtka on Christian Mingle

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They're a match made in hell in a new Funny or Die video.

August 29 2013 6:45 PM ET

WATCH: Randy Rainbow Goes Behind the Tiara of Miss'd America

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The YouTube sensation hosts Gwist's new web series plugging Atlantic City's famous drag pageant.

August 27 2013 8:45 PM ET

Top 10 Gay Jokes From the James Franco Roast

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Get a very poor taste of the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of James Franco.

August 22 2013 5:45 PM ET

WATCH: Sharon Needles and Alaska Pitch a Tent

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The Drag Race couple camps up the great outdoors in a new web series.

August 22 2013 3:33 PM ET

Hugh Jackman Gets His Nipples Tweaked

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A silly photo shows that nipple play makes Hugh Jackman howl!

Stand Out Queer Comedy Search: Your Favorite 3 Comedians
August 22 2013 12:15 PM ET

Stand Out Search Results: Your Favorite 3 Comedians

Advocate.com Editors

Thanks to all of the comedians who have competed so far. But these three made our readers laugh so much they clicked to vote.

Stephen Colbert to Olympians: Cool It on Gay Stuff
August 16 2013 2:03 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert to Olympians: Cool It on Gay Stuff

Trudy Ring

Colbert satirically advises athletes on the Russian antigay law, then sees the U.S. threatened by a gay mayor in a small Kentucky town.

Op-ed: What Not to Yell at a Lesbian Comic
August 15 2013 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Not to Yell at a Lesbian Comic

Cameron Esposito

Especially if you are a straight man.

August 12 2013 11:00 AM ET

WATCH: Could This Guy Be the First Gay Sportscaster?

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Web comic Bryan Safi shoots and scores.

August 12 2013 10:00 AM ET

WATCH: James Franco Makes Out with Himself Again

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The multihyphenate can't resist his own reflection in a new promo for his upcoming Comedy Central roast.

August 06 2013 6:15 PM ET

WATCH: The Art of Manscaping

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Nick discovers that parting with body hair can be both spiritual and dangerous in this bonus summer episode of My Gay Roommate.

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