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Britain’s Transgender Stand-Ups Find Comedy in a Hostile Climate

Britain’s Transgender Stand-Ups Find Comedy in a Hostile Climate | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

With opposition to transgender issues regularly expressed by mainstream British figures, the country’s trans comedians are often just trying to assert their humanity.

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Harry Wright – Work in Progress

Harry Wright – Work in Progress | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Gay boy with autism explores a lifetime of trying to fit in with other men, with mixed results. Comedian, Harry Wright tests out the makings of their debut show, Smalltown Boy. Harry treats us to insightful observations with a youthful and exciting voice.

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Punkie Johnson Is First Out Black Lesbian to Join SNL Cast

Punkie Johnson Is First Out Black Lesbian to Join SNL Cast | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

With Punkie Johnson, SNL just got 100% more lesbian, for a record breaking two (lol, yes TWO!) lesbians in the cast at the same time.

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Living your best LGBT life with Suzi Ruffell

Living your best LGBT life with Suzi Ruffell | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The comic hosts an inclusive, intelligent podcast about queer lives. Plus: a double helping of quarantine comedy from duos including French and Saunders

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The Comedian Drew Droege Plays a Lot of ‘Hateful, Unlikable, Awful Gay People, and I Love It’

The Comedian Drew Droege Plays a Lot of ‘Hateful, Unlikable, Awful Gay People, and I Love It’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Drew Droege became famous for his Chloë Sevigny videos. His plays, like “Happy Birthday Doug,” show gay men at their most extreme. But, he says, our inner devils reveal so much.

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Q&A with Cameron Esposito: Putting out a memoir during a pandemic and facing the darkness onstage

Q&A with Cameron Esposito: Putting out a memoir during a pandemic and facing the darkness onstage | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“For a long time, I was using standup to talk about my life, what had happened to me,” the comedian says.

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A one-man comedy show starring Andrew Lancel is coming to Unity Theatre

A one-man comedy show starring Andrew Lancel is coming to Unity Theatre | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Swan Song, a revised comedy by playwright Jonathan Harvey, is heading out on tour and opening at Liverpool's Unity Theatre in February. Info here.

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This Non-Binary Comedian Is Finding Humanity in the Pandemic

This Non-Binary Comedian Is Finding Humanity in the Pandemic | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Jes Tom is part of a new cadre of non-white queer comedians who are bringing a different perspective to the stage.

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Hilarious Queer Stand-Up Specials to Stream While You Quarantine

Hilarious Queer Stand-Up Specials to Stream While You Quarantine | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

During times where it’s difficult to laugh, such as we’re in now, we find ourselves needing humor more than ever. Thankfully, we are living in something of a golden age for stand-up comedy, with streaming services offering access to specials new and old alike for your binge-watching pleasure. Here are some LGBTQ comedians with specials help you laugh your ass off while you sit it at home during quarantine.

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