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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.

Hannah Einbinder and Christina Hendricks shade gay Republicans in iconic 'Hacks' scene

"If she’s queer, she must be on the right side of things," Einbinder recently said of her character Ava's brief season 3 love interest.

Watch Sherry Cola passionately defend LGBTQ+ youth: 'Queerness is such a superpower' (exclusive)

The Joy Ride and Good Trouble star got emotional while talking to The Advocate about coming out and the new GLAAD campaign #ProtectThisKid.

The top 10 gayest NBA mascots, ranked

Sports are already pretty homoerotic, and these mascots seal the deal.

Bowen Yang and Lily Gladstone to star in ‘The Wedding Banquet’ remake

The 1993 film follows a gay Taiwanese immigrant man who marries a Chinese woman to conceal his sexuality and partner from his family, as well as to get her a green card.

Watch Jimmy Kimmel's hilarious LGBTQ+ campaign video: 'You can't spell Biden without Bi'

"If Trump wins this November, democracy as we know it will sashay away," a Biden impersonator says in the sketch.

Kevin Hart reflects on his 'come-to-Jesus moment' after backlash to homophobic jokes

The 44-year-old comedian stepped down from hosting the Oscars in 2018 after anti-LGBTQ+ Twitter posts of his resurfaced.

Matteo Lane on mastering the comedic journey with authenticity and laughter as a gay entertainer (exclusive)

Tracing his path from opera singer to celebrated comic, the Chicago native reflects on fifteen years of connecting with audiences as a queer person, his marriage, and “not politics” in an interview with The Advocate.

Bianca Del Rio wants to roast you on her 'Dead Inside Tour'

The RuPaul's Drag Race winner is kicking off an election year with fresh stand-up material.

Bowen Yang Jokes About Playing the 'Congressional Twink' on 'Saturday Night Live'

Bowen Yang says he has no idea how to cover the recent gay Senate sex tape leak on SNL, but he's sure that the role will be his if they write it.

If You’re Really Nice and Really Hot Reach Out to Comedian Leo Reich

Queer comedian Leo Reich’s first solo stand-up comedy special, Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares? debuts Saturday on HBO.

5 Gloriously Gay Podcasts You Need to Listen To

Discover new and timeless queer podcasts that feed your soul, pique your curiosity, and tickle your funny bone.

Matthew López Is Creating the Gay Romance Stories We Need Right Now

This year, the Tony Award-winning writer brought one of the most delicious gay movies ever, Red, White, & Royal Blue, to life.

Randy Rainbow Channels Streisand to Lampoon Trump: 'Don't Arraign on His Parade'

"Don’t tell him he’s about to rot in prison," Rainbow sings, regarding the many criminal charges Donald Trump is facing.

Who Are the Steamy Stars of Red, White, & Royal Blue, the R-Rated Gay Rom-Com?

The Prime Video movie is out on August 11.

Red, White, & Royal Blue’s Steamy, Sexy, & Adorable Trailer Is Finally Here

The R-rated gay rom-com is out on August 11.

Randy Rainbow Goes After Trump in 'Donald in the John With Boxes'

The gay satirist takes on the classified documents scandal to the tune of the Beatles' "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds."

'Red, White, and Royal Blue,' the Gay R-Rated Rom-Com, Debuts Key Art

The film is out on Prime Video on August 11.

Jodi Balfour and the Power of Queer Storytelling

Out queer actress Jodi Balfour chats about LGBTQ+ representation on Ted Lasso and why her character’s coming-out arc on For All Mankind was so special.