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The Jason Of All Trades
August 10 2011 4:44 PM ET

The Jason of All Trades

Jeffrey Hartinger

Jason Stuart, a gay comedian with appearances on popular shows such as The Closer and Entourage, talks with The Advocate about how sexuality plays into comedy, how his tumultuous high school years helped his career, and why he wants to raise children with Ricky Martin.

A Fortune Revealed
August 10 2011 3:36 PM ET

A Fortune Revealed

Jeffrey Hartinger

Comedian Fortune Feimster discusses her inspirations for comedy, the impact of youth in the LGBT community, and how she may or may not have had a three-way kiss involving Chelsea Handler.

The One Woman Show
July 26 2011 3:10 PM ET

The One-Woman Show

Jeffrey Hartinger

Lesbian comedian Michele Balan discusses her role in the LGBT community and how she got her comedy start as a Bette Midler drag queen.

Funny Man
June 20 2011 6:15 PM ET

Funny Man

Jeffrey Hartinger

Margaret Cho's bestie Ian Harvie talks about hecklers, the politics of passing, and performing at religious colleges as a transgender comic.

Blanches Best Gay Moments
June 03 2010 5:10 PM ET

Blanche's Best Gay Moments

Treestride.com Editors

America's favorite mature Southern belle won over gay viewers with her talk of sex and self-absorbed ramblings. Now, check out some of Blanche Devereaux's most memorable gay-related moments.

Here Is the Love
May 05 2010 3:30 PM ET

Here Is the Love

Michelle Garcia

Laugh master and gay ally Loni Love could be singing on your TV screen one day. But in the meantime she'll stick to making you laugh.

Dont Ask Dont Tell Do Dance
April 30 2010 2:55 PM ET

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Do Dance

Michelle Garcia

The U.S. military: spreading democracy, one music video at a time.

Jennifer Coolidge: Dinah's Best in Show
April 01 2010 12:55 AM ET

Jennifer Coolidge: Dinah's Best in Show

Brandon Voss

Grooming her stand-up comedy act for The Dinah, actress Jennifer Coolidge remembers getting intimate with ladies in the '80s, gay ex-boyfriends, and the day she wanted to blow her brains out in front of Sarah Jessica Parker.

The Entertainer Lily Tomlin
November 10 2009 7:00 AM ET

The Entertainer Lily Tomlin

Bruce Vilanch

The iconic entertainer, at 70, shows no signs of slowing down. Tomlin opens up about her extraordinary career and why she never felt the need for a coming-out party.

Gilded Lily
October 26 2009 1:55 PM ET

Gilded Lily

Bruce Vilanch

After conquering Broadway, movies, and television, out funny lady Lily Tomlin prepares for the final frontier — Las Vegas.

Actor Comedian Jason Stuart Storms the Mall
October 13 2009 3:10 PM ET

Michelle Garcia

The head of the Screen Actor's Guild's LGBT caucus, Jason Stuart, dishes on his experiences at the National Equality March.

The Rivers (Still) Wild
August 25 2008 12:00 AM ET

The Rivers (Still) Wild

Greg Archer

The queen of the red carpet, Joan Rivers, talks about the state of the world while on tour for her one-woman show in Europe.

She's a Riot
April 03 2008 12:00 AM ET

She's a Riot

Michelle Garcia

Suzanne Westenhoefer gives her Dinah predictions before her performance tonight at the year's biggest lesbian party.

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