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Stand Out Queer Comedy Search: Your Favorite 3 Comedians
August 22 2013 11:15 AM ET

Stand Out Search Results: Your Favorite 3 Comedians 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 1:03 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 6:00 AM ET

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

Cameron Esposito

Especially if you are a straight man.

August 12 2013 10:00 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 9:00 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 5:15 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.

WATCH AND VOTE: Who Is The Next Great Queer Comedian?
August 06 2013 5:00 AM ET

WATCH AND VOTE: Who Is The Next Great Queer Comedian? Editors

Comedians have sent us their funniest bits, and now we're ready for your votes.

August 04 2013 6:45 PM ET

Wanna Punch James Franco in the Face?

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The sexy multihyphenate gets slo-mo smacked in a new promo for the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco.

August 01 2013 1:00 PM ET

WATCH: Anthony Weiner Sexts Boyfriend Randy Rainbow

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The NYC mayoral candidate might be the gay YouTube sensation's horniest beau yet.

July 26 2013 4:45 PM ET

WATCH: Can Richard Simmons Stay Still for 60 Seconds?

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The flamboyant fitness fanatic tries to take it down a notch while tempted by a hot jam and another dude dancing in short shorts.

July 25 2013 1:00 PM ET

WATCH: Pandora Boxx Knew You Were Shady

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The Drag Race fave teams up with Adam Barta on a parody of Aretha Franklin and George Michael's classic '80s duet.

July 22 2013 7:45 PM ET

WATCH: Husbands Season 3 Preview Has More Fun in Wed

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For better or worse, butch or fem, an odd gay couple makes it work in this returning web series about marriage equality.