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How Empire’s Cookie Would Fire Back at Homophobes

How Empire’s Cookie Would Fire Back at Homophobes

How might TV’s most quotable character respond to the most notorious antigay celebrity slurs? 

WATCH: Jon Stewart Eats 'Hate Cake' to Mock Texas Lawmakers

WATCH: Jon Stewart Eats 'Hate Cake' to Mock Texas GOP 

In Monday night's episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart openly criticizes the antigay laws in Texas — with a slice of cake.

What's Gay About the Irish?

What's Gay About the Irish?

Leprechauns are the tip of the iceberg.

9 Undeniable Reasons the St. Patrick's Day Parade Needs the Gays

9 Reasons St. Patrick Needs the Gays

You'll never find the pot of gold if you can't see the rainbow.

Kathy Griffin Opens Up About Her Fashion Police Exit—and Cher’s Advice

The unstoppable comedian's Saturday night show took place at the Event Center at Atlantic City’s upscale Borgata.

WATCH: What Happens When You Ask People When They Became Gay?

WATCH: When Did You Choose to Be Gay? 

Funny or Die finds out what happens when you ask people on the street when they chose to be gay.

9 of Ellen's Cutest Animal Jokes on Instagram

9 of Ellen's Cutest Animal Jokes on Instagram

Need a dose of adorable? Ellen's got you covered.

#TBT: How Gay Is Wrestling?

#TBT: How Gay Is Wrestling?

OK, we really want to believe all you wrestlers out there that it is really a legitimate sport. But then we looked at the evidence.

QUIZ: How Much Are You Like Broad City's Gay Pothead?

QUIZ: How Much Are You Like Broad City's Gay Pothead?

Caring roommate, compassionate friend, reliable drug dealer: Broad City's Jaime Castro is not perfect, but he's close. Are you a little like TV's most lovable gay character?

Growing Up With 8 Cats, 2 Dogs, Fish, Hamsters, and a Cockatiel

Growing Up With 8 Cats, 2 Dogs, Fish, Hamsters, and a Cockatiel

Comedian Rye Silverman tells us how her eight cats helped her transition to womanhood.

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