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The latest news about The Daily Show, Comedy Central's late night satirical news show starring Jon Stewart. The Daily Show frequently highlights stories of antigay bias on its 30-minute faux news program, which lampoons public figures and satirizes the vicissitudes of American politics. The award-winning program also has featured the talents of Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn, Lewis Black, Samantha Bee, Steve Carell, Rob Corddry, Jason Jones, Ed Helms, Mo Rocca, and Aasif Mandvi. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this topic.
WATCH: Jon Stewart and Documentary Filmmaker Talk Russia's War on Gays
October 06 2014 3:08 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart and Documentary Filmmaker Talk Russia's War on Gays

Jase Peeples

Filmmaker Ben Steele appeared on The Daily Show to discuss his new documentary, Hunted: The War Against Gays in Russia.

WATCH: Russian Analyst Claims Gay Sex Is Like Having Sex With a Table
February 13 2014 4:54 PM ET

WATCH: Russian Analyst Claims Gay Sex Is Like Having Sex With a Table

Jami Smith

Russian political analyst Sergey Markov tells a Daily Show correspondent that gay sex is not normal. You know, like having sex with a conference table isn't normal.

Jon Stewart Mocks Antigay Countries In 'The 2014 Homophobic Olympics'
January 22 2014 12:22 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart Covers 'Homophobic Olympics'

Jase Peeples

The Daily Show host counts down the countries who are contenders for the gold in the race to become the world’s number one antigay country.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Slays Louie Gohmert's 'Plumbing Lesson' Remark
January 17 2014 3:43 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart's 'Plumbing Lesson' for Texas Rep.

Jami Smith

Jon Stewart took Rep. Louie Gohmert to school over his remark about federal judges needing 'plumbing lessons' following pro-equality rulings in Utah and Oklahoma.

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly's 'War on Christmas' Led By Abortionists and Married Gays
December 05 2013 2:24 PM ET

WATCH: Abortionists, Married Gays Leading 'War on Christmas'

Sunnivie Brydum

It must be the end of the year — Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart are squaring off about the so-called War on Christmas characterized in the vile greeting 'Happy Holidays.'

WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché' for 'Dallas Buyers Club'
December 04 2013 1:42 PM ET

WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché'

Jase Peeples

Jared Leto talked with Jon Stewart on Tuesday about his dedication to presenting a trans charter on screen who wasn’t a cliché.

The Daily Show's Gaywatch, Feat. Ian McKellen, Rick Santorum, and Cardinal Dolan
December 03 2013 2:23 PM ET

Gaywatch Alert: Rick Santorum and Cardinal Dolan

Jase Peeples

From mocking the Catholic Church and antigay former politicians to chatting with out actor Ian McKellen, last night's episode of The Daily Show was filled with LGBT goodies.

Daily Show Names Alabama and Mississippi Gayest States
October 30 2013 11:20 AM ET

WATCH: Daily Show Names Ala. and Miss. Gayest States

Jase Peeples

Watch what happens when two actors pose as a gay couple in the deep south.

WATCH: Zach Quinto, Ellen, NPH Warn 'Voting Makes You Gay'
October 25 2013 10:49 AM ET

WATCH: Zach Quinto Warns 'Voting Makes You Gay'

Sunnivie Brydum

Out actors Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch, Neil Patrick Harris, Zachary Quinto and Andy Cohen are turning voter suppression tactics back on the Republicans so fond of using them.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Celebrates Marriage Equality in 'The Newark Normal'
October 22 2013 11:08 AM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart on Marriage Equality in 'Newark Normal'

Sunnivie Brydum

The Daily Show anchor celebrated the arrival of marriage equality in his home state with characteristic snark.

WATCH: Lewis Black, Conan O'Brien Burn Barilla's Bigotry
October 03 2013 11:48 AM ET

WATCH: Lewis Black, Conan O'Brien Burn Barilla's Bigotry

Sunnivie Brydum

The comedy icons made hay of the Barilla chairman's antigay comments last week that launched an international boycott of the company.

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Grills Russian Diplomat On 'Gay Centaur' Vladimir Putin
September 05 2013 11:00 AM ET

Daily Show Grills Russian Diplomat on The 'Gay Centaur'

Sunnivie Brydum

The Daily Show's Samantha Bee tried to talk some sense into a Russian diplomat on last night's show.