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A Comedic Tale Of Coming Out, Gay Sex...And The Love Of Broadway

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Comedian Adam Sank is no stranger to baring his soul (and then some) in front of an audience. True to form, the 43-year-old gay funnyman will of...

Adam Carolla: The Gay Community Has 'Turned Into A Mafia'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Adam Carolla believes that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has "turned into a mafia" that's constantly striving for politi...

Could 'In Living Color' Get Away With Its Gay Sketches Today?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.08.2014 | Gay Voices

"In Living Color" veteran David Alan Grier joined HuffPost Live this week for an exclusive interview. During the chat, the comedian looked back on...

Gay Is the New Black: The Best Gay Web Series You've Never Heard Of

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

Even though there's so much gay representation on TV, many of these characters are one dimensional. Here's a list of gay artists creating content on the Internet that is honest, sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and always original.

Coming Out Was My 'Defining Moment,' Recalls Gay Comedian

Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices

"Rubin Report" host and comedian Dave Rubin recalled his own coming out experience, which he described as his "defining moment," in a candid conversat...

Why 'Context Is Everything' With Anti-Gay Language In Comedy

Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Comedian Jim Norton sounded off on the issue of homophobia and anti-gay language in stand-up comedy in a Nov. 19 HuffPost Live appearance. On the ...

Curtis M. Wong

Mario Cantone On Being A Gay Comedian, His New Show And That SATC Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

When Mario Cantone hits the stage alongside fellow actor-comedian Susie Essman, it will be the culmination of nearly three decades of kinship between ...

7 Things I Didn't Expect From My Network TV Debut

Cameron Esposito | Posted 11.17.2013 | Comedy
Cameron Esposito

CBS is prime-time's most watched network. And some of its programming is very middle of the road. Of course, it's also home to the more alternative sensibilities of David Letterman and Craig Ferguson but my point is: It's not LOGO.

This Gay Comedian Is About To Make History

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.20.2013 | Gay Voices

On August 27, Sampson McCormick will become the first openly gay black male comedian to headline the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. M...

WATCH: Some Of The Biggest LGBT Stories Of The Week With Lea DeLaria

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Fans of the Netflix hit "Orange is the New Black" have an extra special reason to tune into "This Week In Gay," our weekly look at some of the biggest...

Gwissues: Why Gay Comedians Have S*** to Talk About (VIDEO)

Howard Bragman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Howard Bragman

On this week's episode of Gwissues, we learn that outside major metropolitan cities, gay comics have a huge following, all yearning for a good laugh. I spend time with several of the most successful and funny gays in America, including Erin Foley, Dave Rubin and Alec Mapa.

Gay Radio Vet And Comedian Launches All-New 'Young Turks' Show

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices

For over four amazing years, “The Six Pack” all but dominated our online radio airwaves. So we couldn’t have been sadder to learn that not only ...

WATCH: 'What Gay Guys Think About Vaginas'

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 01.18.2013 | Gay Voices

"It's like...umm...this thing...yeah..." That's pretty much how this hilarious video goes when a group of gay guys are asked about their thoughts o...

Life As a Gay (Hyphen) Comic

Tyler Gillespie | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Tyler Gillespie

There are a lot of funny gay guys -- self-loathing can really help form a sense of humor -- but we don't have a variety of gay men as comedy role models.

The Business of (Not) Being Gay in America

Jake Sasseville | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Jake Sasseville

When I was 21 years old, I became the youngest late night talk show host in television history on ABC after Jimmy Kimmel Live! I could've really made a mark and been the first openly gay late night talk show host in television history. But I was still buried deep in the closet.

The Rush

Jordan Pease | Posted 02.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Jordan Pease

How does a gay comic compete against heterosexual comics, when an audience of 96 percent straight men/women and 4 percent bar staff sell out a venue? And how does a gay comic stand in front of a crowd of conservative locals, and kill?

19 Hilarious LGBT Comedians

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 10.01.2012 | Comedy

October is LGBT History Month, and to celebrate we've rounded up our favorite videos from 19 awesome comedians who also happen to be out. Now you ...

Silence = Death: The Education of a Comedian

Bob Smith | Posted 08.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Bob Smith

One night, a major talent manager had seen me kill. Afterward, he took me aside and said, "You're funny, but why do you have to do the gay stuff? They're never going to have a gay comedian on The Tonight Show."

Will The Gay Comedians Please Stand Up?

BlackBookMag.com | Posted 04.11.2012 | Comedy

During his act, comedian James Adomian sometimes breaks from his deep voice while delivering his jokes. Slipping into an effeminate affectation, he sh...

Why I Decided to Appear on Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

Peter Depp | Posted 01.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Peter Depp

It's not easy being gay in America, and even harder in Nashville, due to the homophobic climate. So I've been asked by several people in Nashville, "Why would you do a show like Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys?"