You’ll find odes to Lily Tomlin and Ellen Degeneres with only the occasional nod to comedy notables like Moms Mabley, Wanda Sykes and Margaret Cho, making queer comedy look like a whitewashed dyke party. You won’t find much evidence of the many queer comedians of color who are well-established, wildly successful and wonderfully, deliciously funny. Here’s a very incomplete list of some of those comedians.
This is just a handful of the things that have made me smile and cackle while my phone is propped up against the toaster while I’m standing over the stove eating hamburger helper in my panties (the lasagna one SLAPS).
“Willing to travel but prefer that you live nearby because the earth is dying.”
A very special astrological meme valentine from @notallgeminis to Autostraddle. Find your sign, check your Venus and Mars, see what sets your heart aflame.
Help us pick out the Official Queer Title for the upcoming year!
They call themselves “Gayngels” for fucks sake, how can we NOT support them?
I love sex and I love food. Sometimes I think of one when I’m doing the other and the little lines in my brain get all saucy and crossed.
In every iconic twosome, there is a Tegan and there is a Sara. This may be the one true binary.
You could say we’re “up on the watershed, standing at the fork in the road” – and the list of our choices is as vast and varied as Indigo Girls’ song catalog.
“Whatever, it’s fine. Give them your kidney. Then take one of their kidneys. It’s a kidney swap.”
Happy Valentine’s Day! We heard you like astrology memes so we teamed up with @notallgeminis and made you this gift.
Lex Smithers, Brittani Nichols, El Sanchez, Gaby Dunn and I all talk about Hannah Gadsby’s new Netflix special, “Nanette.”
Waffles are to pancakes as lesbians are to sex.
What do you do when the guy behind the wheel (yes it’s always a guy) doesn’t take “I’m silently putting my earbuds in right now” for an answer?
Would you rather be drowned in Jello or suffocated by cheesecake?
These comedians’ answers will surprise you, and you definitely can’t find any of this stuff on Google.
Comedians DeAnne Smith, Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini star in their new stand up show “Girl on Girl on Girl” happening in NYC on November 9th. And they’re giving away tickets to see it!
How many Holtzmanns can one party have?
The album isn’t actually moving, you guys. That’s part of a DeAnne Smith joke, and one of my favorites. Anyway get this album!