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Comedians

Following are links to comics' individual websites. Visit their sites to find tour schedules, video clips, mp3 files, headshots, contact, booking and other information on the net about gay stand-up comedy.

San Francisco Tom Ammiano is a comedian as well as being a member of the California State Assembly.

Simon Amstell is a comedian and was presenter of the TV show Popworld based in England.

Ant - openly gay actor and stand-up comic as seen on Last Comic Standing and Celebrity Fit Club.

Dana Austin is a Cleveland comic who is gaining national attention. She was named Cleveland's Female Entertainer of the Year by Cleveland's Black, Gay & Proud.

Scott Backman - Twin stand up comedian, born and raised in New Jersey. Now living in Los Angeles after transplanting from Boston. Facebook: www.facebook.com/ScottBackmanComedian Email - Scott@ScottBackman.com

Michele Balan is a New York-based stand-up comedian.

Kristen Becker is a comedian, who also happens to be a lesbian from Buffalo, NY. Winner of the Queen City Comedy Competition in 2006, she is host and producer of Doin' Time, comedy showcase.

Sandra Bernhard -- official website and boutique.

Matina Bevis has been on the game since 1990 and has worked all over the country, currently based in LA.

The B-Girlz are a drag comedy trio from Toronto.

Doug Blay has performed from Maine to Florida. He has been at the Comedy Connection, the Comedy Studio, and produces shows throughout New England.

Bobaloo is a comedian based in Los Angeles who has performed around the country, including at bear events such as TBRU. He also hosts the comedy night Milk Shoot. And he's one half of the team that does the podcast The Buck and Bobaloo Show.

Bob Loblaw is a troupe of gay comedians in Vancouver, BC.

Trevor Boris is a stand-up comedian from Canada who also does TV writing and reporting.

The Lorraine Bowen Experience -- "The Casio Queen of London."

Amy Boyd is described as "bendable" and "elastic", and her high-energy style marks her unique style of comedy. A coast-to-coast favorite, audiences agree she's a good time in sensible shoes.

Matt Bragg is a comedian based in San Diego.

Morgan Brayton is a comedian based in Vancouver, BC who has been a member of the all-female sketch comedy group 30 Helens, and produces comedy festivals as well as performing her solo shows.

Michael Brill is a performer based in New York City.

Comedian Mo Brownsey is the author of Is It a Date Or Just Coffee: The Gay Girl's Guide to Dating, Sex, and Romance.

Steve Bustin is a comedian based in Brighton, England.

Mike Buzzelli is a screenwriter, story editor and stand up comedian based formerly based in Southern California, now in Western Pennsylvania.

Jerry Calumn is a stand-up comic/activist based in Los Angeles.

Rhona Cameron is a comedian from the UK with many TV credits.

Wesley Cannon is a gay stand-up comedian currently living in Montreal.

Mario Cantone is a New York based actor and comedian who has appeared on Broadway and the TV program Sex in the City. There is also a webpage for his solo show Laugh Whore.

Official Scott Capurro website has info on his comedy, video clips, and performance dates.

Carlease is a comedian and actress based in Southern California.

Alan Carr is from Manchester, England, and was the winner of the 2001 BBC New Comedy Award.

Shann Carr is a comedian and the producer of the original 90's version, and the new upcoming Docu-Comedy "Out For Laughs."

Chantal Carrere is a comedian now based in Boston. She's on the ABC reality show "Fat March." Find her on myspace.

Belinda Carroll is a Portland, Oregon-based comedian who has also lived in Austin, TX.

Maggie Cassella has a new cd, "Because I Said So." She hosts a show on Star TV in Canada. She produces We're Funny That Way, an annual gay comedy festival in Toronto.

Dewey Chaffee is a comedian from Palm Beach, Florida.

Tommy Chamberlain one of the only openly gay comics in the midwest -- he's based in St. Louis.

Poppy Champlin is a comedian working the gay curcuit and cruise ships.

Margaret Cho has had several films featuring her comedy. Check out her website and blog.

Faith Choyce is a comedian, and writer based in Los Angeles. She also has a hiliarious blog on her website.

Julian Clary is a comedian and actor based in the UK.

Kate Clinton is a political comedian whose website includes writing by her.

Hector Coris is a musical comedian based in New York City.

Dana Cory is a San Francisco-based standup comedian and improv performer.

Gavin Crawford is a Canadian performer and TV host. Check out his Wikipedia article.

Bill Cruz is a gay Latino comedian based in Chicago, Illinois.

Bruce Daniels is a comedian who opened for Margaret Cho's "Revolution" tour.

Jim David is a standup comic who has appeared on Comedy Central and the Montreal Comedy Festival.

Mark Davis is a comedian who appeared on two Out There specials. He can be reached at MarkDcomic@aol.com
Video of Mark Davis performing.

Will Davis is a gay stand up comedian who recently took home top honors at the 2006 National Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival for his stand up routine.

Tara DeFrancisco is a stand-up and sketch comedian from Chicago.

Official Ellen DeGeneres webpage. There are also many fan webpages. This is one of them.

Offical website for comedian and singer Lea DeLaria.

Samantha DeRose is a New York based comedian, writer, singer/song writer.

Dick and Duane are a comedy duo based in New York.

J.Son Dinant is a new up and coming comic from Las Vegas, NV. He is the creative director of The Laugh Corner, which has live comedy shows on Sunday nights.

Hank Donat did standup comedy at Josie's Cabaret, and his current project is MisterSF.com.

Chris Doucette is a stand-up comedian based in Washington DC who has performed all over the country.

Bryan Dowling is a Chicago-based comedian who hosts Bijou Boys Revue and Bear All at Touche and stars in the video Bearanormal Activity.

Jason Dudey is based in Los Angeles, and is part of Queer on their Feet, which presents Gays R Us at the Hollywood Improv.

Kelli Dunham -- writer, comic, ex-nun on the run, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, now based in New York City.

Lisa Egan is a comedian who lives in London, England.

Timothy Mark Reilly is the handler of Dusty Floors.

Jody Ekert is a comedian based in Sydney, Australia who hosts the Green Kitten open mic and Communist Comedy at Das Kapital.

Bryan Emler, The Comedy Trainer, is a stand-up comedian and personal trainer. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Jade Esteban Estrada is a multitalened performer. Here is a link to the comedy part of his website.

Eva Brontosaurus is a musical comedy trio based in Los Angeles that's one part big gay dragster and two parts bio-girls that does song parodies. They have opened for Margaret Cho's Sensuous Woman Show as well as playing the Comedy Store, women's nights at the Eagle and the Palms, and had their own show at Akbar.

Ray Ferrer is a gay Cuban Irish comedian based in San Francisco who also performs in drag as Coco Lopez.

NEW URL as of 2014: Maggie Faris is a comic based in Minnesota.

New URL: Flaming Dykasaurus is a lesbian improv troupe from Madison, Wisconsin.

Funny Gay Males is composed of Danny McWilliams, Jaffe Cohen, and Eddie Sarfaty.

GayCo Productions is a Chicago-based gay sketch comedy troupe.

The Gay Mafia is a Los Angeles - based gay and lesbian sketch/improv comedy troupe.

Lisa Geduldig is a comedian based in San Francisco who is available to perform at events and produces Kung Pao Kosher Comedy and other comedy shows.

Janice Gennevois is based in Arizona and hosts the monthly Original Gay Comedy Night at The Comedy Spot.

Heather Gold's website Subvert.com includes her upcoming appearances, writing and a downloadable mp3-format song.

Judy Gold is a comedian based in New York whose TV credits include an HBO special.

Dana Goldberg is a comedian based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Julie Goldman is based in New York. Her email address is julie@julie-goldman.com

Marga Gomez does stand-up and solo theatre shows. Her website has a list of her upcoming performances. Also check out her YouTube channel.

Jessica Halem is a queer feminist stand up comic. After 12 years in Chicago, where she produced and traveled with the lesbian stand-up troupe Hysterical Women, she is now based out of the Pacific Northwest.

Paul Hallasy is a New York-based comedian, actor, singer, and writer.

Gail Hand is a Lesbian Comedian in Portland who performs a humorous lecture on coming-out in Universities and Colleges in US and Canada.

Mina Hartong is a comic based in Brooklyn, NY and also a NYC public school teacher.

Ian Harvie - Openly FTM Transgendered Comedian and Actor, Ian Harvie has been seen on OutLaugh/Wisecrack on Logo and Comics Unleashed on ABC, tours with Margaret Cho and hosts his own queer comedy/talk show in Los Angeles.

Steve Hasley is an actor and comic based in Los Angeles. As an actor he has appeared in several episodes of "Will & Grace," on "Six Feet Under" and "How I Met Your Mother." As a comic he has performed all across the country.

Sean Hetherington is a comedian who is based in Los Angeles. His blog, formerly titled "Camp Letters", is now called "Downward Spiral."

Rene Hicks is a comedian who performs at colleges, clubs, festivals, and cruises.

Craig Hill is a comedian based in Scotland.

Shawn Hollenbach is a stand up comedian, improv actor and songwriter based in NYC. Shawn is the host of hereTV's Busted.

Doug Holsclaw is a gay comedian based in San Francisco.

Homoneurotic Productions is a Tucson, AZ based group committed to making people laugh. No matter who they sleep with.

Andy Horwitz is a Brooklyn based performer. He's done a solo show called Potty Mouth.

Page Hurwitz is a Los Angeles-based comedian and comedy writer.

I Love Lezzie is a bay area based lesbian sketch comedy group.

Julia Jackson is a comedian based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Todd Jay is a comedian based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Susan Jeremy is a comedian who has one hour of lesbian based stand up and a one hour show about a lesbian teacher; P.S. 69.

BrotherBoy.com is the site of actor Leslie Jordan, who plays Bevery Leslie on Will and Grace, Brother Boy in the film Sordid Lives, and has a solo show, Like a Dog on Linoleum.

Lisa Kaplan is a comic working in the New York area and also tours as part of the LOL Tour. She's also on myspace.

Ryan Kasmier is a gay, San Francisco-based stand up comedian and performer, but his comedy is very straight friendly. Ryan won first place in the 2009 Battle of the Bay Comedy Competition.

Mehran Khaghani is an Iranian-American comedian based in Boston. Also on Twitter and Myspace.

Sapna Kumar is an Indian lesbian comedian and actor based in Chicago.

Vidur Kapur was raised in India and currently lives in New York.

Scott Kennedy is a comedian based in Los Angeles. More info can be found at www.ComicScott.com. Here's a Comedy Central profile of him.

Rich Kiamco is a gay Filipino American performer who has a solo show, "Unaccessorized," and has appeared with Judy Tenuta.

Jessica Kirson is a comedian based in New York City whose television appearances include Last Comic Standing.

Courtney Knowles is a comic, actor, writer, columnist, marketing consultant, and designer based in New York City.

Jen Kober is a comedian from Louisana who tours nationally.

Lisa Koch is a singer, songwriter, and comedian based in Seattle. She is part of Dos Falopia.

Poppi Kramer is based in New York, and her website says she "can be found anywhere a gay man will listen."

Webpage on Canadian comedian Elvira Kurt.

Jeff Lawrence is a comedian based in NYC who blends stand up, musical comedy, and parodies.

Bob Lawson is a gay mentalist who has been doing the gay version of his show for over 15 years and has performed for Atlantis, Travelpride, MIM Gay Cruises as well as for Pride and gay resorts and clubs. Some people have said the show is as much a comedy event as a show about mentalism and ESP.

Daniel Leary is an actor and comedian based in Los Angeles.

Adam Lehman is a New York City-based comedian, writer, and actor.

Nick Leonard is a San Francisco-based comedian, improv performer, and actor.

Ben Lerman is a musician, comedian, writer, and videographer in New York City.

Ann Lippert is a comedian, actress, and filmmaker based in Los Angeles.

Janis Lipton is a hilarious comedian with an extra-dry sense of humor based in the S.F. Bay Area.

Brad Loekle is currently seen in the TruTV network series "The Smoking Gun". Heard weekly on Sirius XM Radio's OutQ network on "The Morning Jolt". Hosts & produces the longest running weekly comedy show geared towards the LGBT community in NYC. Also tours extensively.

Holly Lorka is a comedian based in Austin, Texas.

Pippi Lovestocking -- San Francisco's favorite Fierce Comedic Tranny Tart.

Zoe Lyons is a UK based comedian who won the 2004 Funny Women Awards and appears frequently on TV.

David MacLean is an openly gay comedian and actor based in Toronto, Canada.

Ali Mafi is a San Francisco-based gay muslim comic.

Marc Maietta is a New York City based comedian/writer.

Chris Maltby is a gay comedian based in Seattle.

Alec Mapa has numerous TV appearances including "Half and Half" and his "Wisecrack" comedy special on Logo. here's his TV Credits.

Teddy Margas is a stand-up comic and actor based in Los Angeles, California. He has appeared at the Comedy Store and now perform regularly at the Improv in West Hollywood. He has done shows around the country and aboard several gay cruises.

Ursula Martinez is a Spanglish performer and comedian based in England.

Mary C. Matthews is currently based in New York City and can be emailed at mcmpress@yahoo.com

Sabrina Matthews has a web page with her upcoming tour schedule, pictures, press, and more. She is also on myspace

>Katie McCabe used to be based in New York but now lives in the UK.

Sampson McCormick has as of October 2013 relocated to the SF Bay Area. His Twitter page describes him as "Unapologetically Black & Gay Stand Up Comedian & Activist." Also on YouTube.

John McGivern is a comedian and actor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who has appeared in plays such as "Shear Madness."

Jonny McGovern, The Gay Pimp, is based in New York.

Jennie McNulty performs stand-up regularly at The Improv at Harrah's in Las Vegas and all the Los Angeles comedy clubs.

Kass McPherson is a lesbian comedian based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

David Meech is a comedian based in London, UK.

Darcy Michael is a queer comic/actor/bitch from Vancouver BC. He's got a movie with Matthew Perry opening in 2006, and has opened for Janeane Garafolo and Scott Thompson.

Kitty Minge is a comedy performer based in Sydney, Australia.

Alejandro Morales is a stand-up comic who hosts Philadelphia's only queer-oriented stand-up comedy showcase, Camp Tabu. His YouTube channel is http://www.youtube.com/americanalejandro.

Ellen Moschetto has performed nationally, was a comic in residence at the Comedy Studio, and has performed at all the major clubs in Boston.

Lounge-zilla! are an the award-winning Armageddon of Queer Cabaret, featuring an atomic blast of twisted music, politically-incorrect humor and a 3D finale that must be seen to be believed!

Mae Martin is a Toronto based comic, currently splitting time between Canada and the UK.

Jackie Primrose Monahan is a stand up comedian based in New York City.

Matt Seiji Montgomery is the only gay, Asian, redneck comic, now based in NYC, and hailing from Georgia.

Steve Moore appeared on the Out There comedy special, Drop Dead Gorgeous (a Tragicomedy), and We're Funny That Way. He's based in Richmond, Virgina and does road gigs. He can be contacted at stevemoore@stevemoorecomic.com

Rob Nash's off-Broadway one-man play, Holy Cross Sucks! won Top Ten Broadway/off-Broadway shows from Time Out New York. See clips: www.myspace.com/therobnash. This marks 20 years of standup, 15 years of one-man comedies and 10 years of teaching others how to do the same (in his class Flying Solo). Rob also performs with his sketch comedy group Skit4Brains. Management: Shelly Weiss of OUTmedia: info@OUTmedia.com.

Susan Norfleet is a "straight-friendly" comedian who has appeared on the Tonight Show and sit-coms including Ellen, has a show called "Gay 101" and has a great interactive flash website.

Official website of gay Irish comedian Graham Norton. Also check out this unofficial site.

Nancy Norton is a comedian who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and in the PBS special "The Yellowish Green Girl."

Official website of Rosie O'Donnell includes her blog home movies, cruise information, and more.

OUTprov is a queer comedy improv troupe based in St. Louis.

Monica Palacios is a writer, performer, and teacher of comedy and drama who tours with several one person shows.

Philip Patston is a queer comedian from New Zealand.

Miss Coco Peru is a drag performer/storyteller/monologist known for her film and tv work travels with her one-person show. Also on Myspace.

Marc Peurye is a gay bear comedian working out of Chicago, IL.

Jamie Pierce is a New York based comedian who has performed at such clubs as Caroline's, New York Comedy Club, the Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, and Don't Tell Mama.

Marilyn Pittman has a new website opening as the millennium begins.

Mike Player is a writer, actor and producer, and author of the book "Out on the Edge: America's Rebel Comics."

Sue-Ann Post is an Australian comedian who is the author of "Confession of an Unrepentant Lesbian Ex-Mormon" and appeared in the film "The Lost Tribe".

Julie Potter is a lesbian performer based in San Francisco who does stand-up, improv, and she raps!

Comedy Daddy is the website of Keith Price, who is on OUTQ on Sirius Satellite Radio. Keith Price on Facebook

PUNCH DRUnK is a sketch comedy troupe based in Dallas, Texas.

Queer Soup is a Boston-based group with Karen Malme (of the Brian and Mal Show), Renee C. Farster, Kim Hoff, Jess Martin, and more.

Queertown, a production of the West End Comedy Theatre in Dallas, Texas, blends social/political satire and sketch with improvisation and music to create a unique perspective of gay life in the good ol' USA. They have monthly shows.

Georgia Ragsdale is a comedian who has a recent comedy video called "Sporty Girls".

Tom Ragú is a NYC-based comedian and the producer/host of his weekly show called The Tom Ragú Comedy Revue.

Real Girls is a two-woman show with Robin Greenspan and Lacie Harmon. They also run a weekend "summer" camp for grown-up girls.

Joyce Rebar is a lesbian comic from the Maryland/Washington DC area with a deadpan, sarcastic style. Facebook page.

Reno is a comedian who done performances such as "Rebel Without a Pause" and "Reno in Rage and Rehab."

Adam Richard is a comedian based in Melbourne who regularly appears on FOX FM's Matt and Jo Breakfast show.

Miss Richfield 1981, the creation of Russ King, is based in Minnesota and appears at events all over, including Atlantis Cruises.

Mr. Jimijam is the stage name of Washington DC area artist/writer/musician/filmmaker/comic James Riley.

Karen Ripley is a lesbian comedian based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dave Rubin is based in New York City and hosts the podcast Hot Gay Comics.

Seth Rudetsky is a New York based performer, pianist and writer.

Richard Ryder is a stand-up comic from Toronto.

Betsy Salkind was a staff writer for "Roseanne" (the sitcom), and her most recent solo show is "Anne Frank Superstar."

Adam Sank is a New York City-based comic and actor who has appeared on NBC's "Last Comic Standing," truTV's "Smoking Gun Presents," Vh-1's "Best Week Ever" and Here-TV's "Hot Gay Comics."

Website of New York-based comedian Eddie Sarfaty, who has also appeared as part of "Two Consenting Adults" with comedian Linda Herskovic -- and is part of Funny Gay Males.

Nico Santos is a San Francisco-based gay Philipino-American comedian. Find him at Myspace or Facebook

Schadenfreude is a sketch troupe from Chicago which has a radio show.

Stephen Sharpe is a queer comic based in Toronto who also performs as part of Oot & Aboot.

Vickie Shaw is a comedian who performs on Olivia Cruises and is touring extensively.

Christian Shirm is a comedienne based in San Diego who hosts the show "The Comic Stand."

Shelly Silberman is a lesbian comedian from Australia who has performd at Mardi Gras and writes a a sex advice column for the men's magazine Xposed.

Justin Simpson Comedian, Mimic, MC, and Interviewer to the XXX Stars. In San Francisco, California.

Paul Sinha is a comedian based in the UK who is of Indian (Bengali) background.

Jen Slusser is a native of Chicago who lives in Northern California and has been seen on NBC's "Starting Over," "Last Comic Standing," MTV LOGOs "Outlaugh!" on Wisecrack, and Comedy Central.

Homepage for Bob Smith, standup comedian and author of the books "Openly Bob" and "Way To Go, Smith"

Faith Soloway is based in Boston and has created shows such as "Jesus Has Two Mommies."

Dale Sorenson is everyone's favorite queer, ex-Mormon, computer nerd, comedian. Based in New York City, he's appeared on MTV, Showtime and The Style Network. Be sure to check out his Tech Tips for Comics.

Al Stafford is an FTM Trans* comedian and actor in the Denver/ Northern Colorado Area. His YouTube channel is http://www.youtube.com/user/alstaffordcomedy

Lloyd Stensrud is based in San Francisco and blogs under the penname "Bryce Digdug."

Regina Stoops is a Bay Area Comedienne and Improv performer.

Julia Stretch is a comedian based in Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

Jason Stuart is an actor & comedian with over 100 film & TV shows to his credit. He has his own standup special on here! TV, LOGO and Comedy Central. He is best known for a recurring role on MY WIFE & KIDS and Award nominated performance in COFFEE DATE.

Clare Summerskill is a UK-based lesbian comedian and music performer.

Harmonica Sunbeam, Queen of Comedy is a New York based drag performer.

Vong Sundara is a Canadian comedian and Official Spokesperson for Young, Gay, Super-Cute Asians.

Tamale is a comedian, fire dancer, and burlesque performer based in Chicago.

Nick Tarr is a comedian based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mark Tate is a UK based performer who has some pretty amazing costumes.

Amy Tee is a comedian based in Boston.

NewScottLand is the webpage of Scott Thompson of Kids in the Hall. Information page on Scott Thompson of Kids in the Hall. See also his myspace page at http://www.myspace.com/newscottland

Erick Thornton is a Washington DC-based comic whose stage name is Pope Fred.

Kevin Thornton performs one-person shows in clubs and on the underground Fringe Festival circuit which are a fusion of stand-up comedy, storytelling, and original music.

Tig is a Los Angeles based comedian.

Zach Toczynski is a comedian based in Washington DC. He hosts a monthly showcase at Titan Bar in DC.

Martha Tormey is a comic working out of Burlington Vermont.

Official website of Lily Tomlin includes CDs, information of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, and live, film, and tv appearances by Lily.

Topping and Butch are a musical comedy duo from England.

The Topp Twins are a musical comedy duo from New Zealand.

Tony Tripoli has appeared on Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, 2 1/2 Men, Fashion House (With Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild), "Hot Guys With Guns" (With Noah's Arc star, Doug Spearman), and Joan And Melissa: Joan Knows Best. He is an LA based stand-up, and also performs on Atlantis cruises.

Uphill Both Ways are a sketch comedy group based in San Francisco.

Mike Uryga is a comedian based in California.

Sandra Valls is a lesbian, Latina working comic based in the Los Angeles area. She has toured with the Latin Divas of Comedy. She's on myspace at myspace.com/sandravalls

Ronn Vigh is a comedian from New York who now resides in San Francisco.

Patricia Villetto is a Los Angeles-based lscian comic. She is the host of "Strap on Stand up" at the Eagle LA, she's been on Brunch W/ Bridget on www.Afterellen.com, she played Fran in "I love Dick" on www.OutliciousTV.com, she's the Beaver on The Bear Scene for www.bearlybuddies.com, and she's Beaver Tracker for Sodomite Radio.

Kenneth D. Wade II is an actor, comic, producer and writer based in Hollywood.

Vicki Wagner is a comedian who's based in Southern California.

Greg Walloch is a New York-based gay comedian, writer and producer.

NuClia Waste, the triple-nippled drag queen of comedy, performs stand-up and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Karen Weinberg is based in Chicago and has a solo musical sketch comedy show called "Faker."

Suzanne Westenhoefer is a nationally known Lesbian comedian.

The Wet Spots are queer positive musical sex comedy duo from Toronto, Canada.

Dawn Whitwell is a lesbian writer and comedian from Toronto.

Jordan Wieleba is a Denver based trans comic. Also on Facebook at Facebook.com/Transmedian

Webpage of Karen Williams' HaHA Institute.

Paul J. Williams has been performing as an openly gay comic since 1994 and has performed at clubs, festivals and events all over the U.S. and Canada.

Charles Winters is an emcee, comedic actor and gossip columnist in New York City who is affiliated with the websites GaySocialites.com, a site with GLBT News, celebrity gossip, nightclub listings and trendy music, and Generation Q, an Australian based online magazine.

Jason Wood is a UK-based performer who does musical vocal impressions of various stars.

Kenny Yun is a comedian and actor based in San Francisco.

Venues, promoters, bookers, etc.

All Out Films is the website of Andrea Meyerson who has released the "Laughing Matters" series of films of lesbian and gay comedians.

The Back Room is a "provocative gay stand-up show" which happens every Friday night in New York City at Ochi's Lounge, downstairs from Comix.

Bas Bleu produces lesbian entertainment in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Behind the Mic has creative showcases and exclusive gigs with at a few venues in London, UK (including a specifically gay club) and host singer songwriters, comedians, performance poets, storytellers... basically anyone with something to express behind the mic!

Bent Double is a queer friendly stand up comedy night hosted by Zoe Lyons in Brighton, England on the first Sunday of the month at Komedia. This show replaces Screamers.

The Big Gay Sketch Show is a new program on Logo with Rosie O'Donnell as one of the executive producers. Amanda Bearse (Married with Children, director of numerous episodes of Mad TV), is the series director. The cast includes Erica Ash, Dion Flynn, Julie Goldman, Stephen Guarino, Jonny McGovern, Kate McKinnon, Nicol Paone, and Michael Serrato.

Bright'n'Queer is an LGBT comedy night in Brighton, England compered by Steve Bustin. They also have a myspace page at http://www.myspace.com/brightnqueer

Buddies in Bad Times is a Canadian, not-for-profit professional theatre company dedicated to the promotion of gay, lesbian and queer theatrical expression. Based in Toronto, they also have ongoing events at Tallulah's Cabaret.

Camp Comedy is a gay comedy festival in Singapore presenting its first event in May 2006.

Cocktails and Comedy is the second Friday of each month in Los Angeles at Girlbar. The show is produced by Poppy Champlin.

Comedy Camp is a weekly gay comedy night in London, England hosted by Simon Happily.

ComedyCV has a page listing gay-friendly acts based in the UK.

Michigan Lesbian and Gay ComedyFest is an annual event presented by the Triangle Foundation.

The Comedy Gay-La is an annual event, usually in May, in Denver sponsored by KBDI and OutFront Colorado.

The Comedy Spot in Scottsdale, Arizona is the venue for The Original Gay Comedy Night on the last Wednesday of each month.

Comedy Spotlight is a comedy event which has happened at the http://www.winterparty.com - check their website to see if they are doing one this year.

CRACK is a Washington DC-based comedy-vareity show. It's a night of edgy and absurd performances and games hosted by the naughty drag queen, Summer Camp. It's a night of absurd, lewd, and downright crazy performers.

The Crown and Anchor in Provincetown has comedy performers at their Crown Cabaret.

Don't Tell Mama in New York City has Gay and Lesbian Stand-Up and Musical Comedy events regularly.

The Duplex is a cabaret and piano bar in Greenwich Village on Christopher Street in Manhattan.

Elecro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour is Sunday nights at Therapy Lounge in NYC. Longest running LGBT-oriented weekly comedy show in NYC. Club website: www.therapy-nyc.com Booking submissions: brad {at} bradloekle.com

Funny Women produces annual competitions, awards in the UK. They also produce a showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Gay:Ed:Fest -- formerly known as the Gay Guide to the Edinburgh Festival

Gaylarious - Chris Doucette and Zach Toczynski host this monthly comedy show at Riot Act Comedy Theatre in Washington, DC.

Ed Karvoski Jr. is the author of "A Funny Time To Be Gay," a book on gay and lesbian comedy, being released as an e-book in 2010.

False Titters is a weekly gay comedy night in London, England.

Funny Farm is a queer comedy event in Sydney, Australia.

Gay Comedy Yahoo group for gay comedians.

Listing of comedy recordings available from Goldenrod.

The Gotham Comedy Club in New York City does a monthy gay comedy show called Homo Comicus. It's usually the first Thursday of every month.

Hot Gay Comics is a comedy podcast hosted by Dave Rubin.

The Ian Harvie Show - A monthly, live queer comedy/talk show at Largo at the Coronet Theater in beautiful Los Angeles, looking for: experienced standup comics, unusual and funny performers, comedy duos, sketch artists, musical comedy acts, and general musical acts; who are queer or queer-by-proxy (love queers even if they are not). Email link of your demo reel to ianharvie@ianharvie.com. Please do not send attachments, they will not be opened.

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy is a San Francisco event produced by Lesbian comedian Lisa Geduldig, who also produces such events as Funny Girlz.

Laughing Cows is a women's comedy night currently monthly in London, England. They have also done shows in Manchester.

Laugh Out Loud produces gay comedy events in Washington, DC.

Myspace has a couple of gay comedy discussion groups: Gaycomics and Gaycomedy.

Laugh Factory on Sunset Strip has a gay comedy night "Come out Laughing" the last Wednesday of each month.

Lavendar Lounge is a gay comedy night at Stand Up New York.

The Lesbians of Laughter Tour is a touring group of lesbian comedians. Also on myspace: myspace.com/theloltour

LesBiGayTV has a comedy channel with videos you can watch over the web.

Madman Productions in Chicago produces events including an annual night of comedy for the African-American gay community featuring Mo'Nique.

Make It So Productions puts together Viva Variety benefits about once a month on San Francisco.

Mischief -- Standup for Queers -- happens the 1st Fridays at Mark's Restaurant in West Hollywood.

Mo Laffs Monday is a gay comedy open mike night in Orlando, Florida.

New Hampshire GLBT Comedy Festvial debuting in May 2009.

Olivia Cruises regularly features lesbian comedians.

On Broadway is a cabaret venue in Cape Town, South Africa.

On the Purple Circuit is a newsletter on GLQBT theatre and performance.

OUTmedia is a queer cultural activist organization with the mission of increating the positive visibility of LGBTQQA people and promoting includsive multiculturalism through the arts.

Outright Speakers and Talent Bureau is geared to providing the most diverse and cutting edge Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender speakers and entertainers for colleges and organizational programs and events.

Outvoice is mainly focused on queer music, but has a comedy page with links and plans for CD reviews.

People's Improv Theater in New York City has performances by the gay improv troupe Feathers and Flannel on Saturday nights.

Pink Vixen Comedy Arts is an organization in Vancouver Canada headed by Morgan Brayton, formerly of the sketch group 30 Helens.

For venues in Provincetown, Massachusetts that don't have their own webpages, such as The Jungle at Tropical Joe's and the Post Office Cabaret, check out Provincetown.com and for information on Women's Week and Single Women's Weekend, check out Women Innkeepers of Provincetown.

QComedy™ Showcase is the Monday Night Gay Comedy event in SF, CA that's been going on since the beginning of 2000. Visit the main page for our next show information.

QStage is a website based in Australia with information on GLBT performance, including an email list with a worldwide focus.

Queer as a $3 Bill was a queer comedy show at the Comedy Underground in Seattle which is not happening anymore.

Rainbow Mountain Resort in the Poconos has comedians and other performers.

Russian River Resort, which is a gay resort about an hour and a half north of San Francisco, occasionally has comedy on Saturday nights, and has an annual comedy competition in August.

Slap n Tickle is a women's comedy night at the women-only club The Glass Bar in London, England, which is hosted by Zoe Lyons.

Spin Cycle are producers of events in New York City. Productions include Kiki and Herb, Kate Clinton, Cashetta, and Mike Albo.

Sportsfem's Culture Corner includes info on Lesbian comedy in New York.

The Stand is a comedy club in Edinburgh, Scotland. They have had monthly gay comedy night called Out On Tuesday. They also have a club in Glasgow.

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in Australia in February usually has a Queer Comedy show.

3rd Street Comedy at the Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica happens weekly on Fridays - Friday Sept 15, 2006 is gay comedy night. http://www.promenadeplayhouse.com/prod_current.html

Three Dollar Bill Comedy: A monthly gay night of comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater LA. Featuring sketch, improv, stand up and more from gay performers and performers with gay sensibility. Email threedollarbillcomedy@yahoo.com for info. Also see http://www.myspace.com/threedollarbillcomedy

Uproar Entertainment produces comedy CDs, including several by gay and lesbian performers.

Venutra Harbor Comedy Club has a monthly gay comedy show called "Rainbow Comedy Night" with host Jennie McNulty.

Vixen in Provincetown regularly presents well-known lesbian comedians.

We Mean It! Productions produces lesbian and gay comedy shows a couple times a year in Santa Rosa, California.

We're Funny That Way, an annual gay comedy festival in Toronto.

Wisecrack is the name of the gay comedy series on the LOGO Network.

Wolfe Video sells Out There comedy special videotapes.

Womynfest at Sea has a January 2006 cruise which includes comedians Sabrina Matthews, Mimi Gonzalez, Karen Ripley, and Michele Balan.


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