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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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Guide to Modern Gay Vernacular

Comedian Eliot Glazer cooks up a guide to the modern gay vernacular for those who don't study the art of fierce talk.

Op-ed: To The Louisiana I Know

Op-ed: To The Louisiana I Know

Comedian Kristen Becker describes why Louisiana will always be her home and why she can no longer live there.

WATCH: Are You a Madonna Expert? Test Your Skills

WATCH: Are You a Madonna Expert? Test Your Skills

One comedian's knowledge of Madonna trivia wins him the title of "Expert" and a whopping $2. Can you compete with Louis Virtel?

WATCH: <em>Downton Abbey's</em> Lady Mary Gets Tough

WATCH: Downton Abbey's Lady Mary Gets Tough

Move over Mariska Hargitay. Funny or Die re imagines Lady Mary as a tough Chicago cop.

What Would Brian Boitano Do in Russia?

What Would Brian Boitano Do in Russia?

The Internet is missing an opportunity for a "What Would Brian Boitano Do?" sequel.

WATCH: Ring In 2014 with an Anderson Cooper Giggle Fit

WATCH: Ring In 2014 with Anderson Cooper's Giggle Fit

Anderson Cooper's giggle fit was the best thing about his New Year's Eve special with Kathy Griffin.

The 10 Cattiest, Craziest Antigay Comments of 2013

The 10 Cattiest, Craziest Antigay Comments of 2013

Drawing on religious zealots, right-wing politicians, and more, we list 10 bigots whose insane antigay comments proved they're crazier than a bag of cats.

Please, Take the X Out of Xmas

Please, Take the X Out of Xmas

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

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