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Chatting Up Wanda Sykes

CELEBRITIES | By Peter Clark and Mike Halterman | Feb 28
Combine everything Wanda Sykes has done as writer, standup, and equality activist, and you have one of the funniest, most accomplished, and most revered LGBT celebrities out there today.

Look At Me, I'm Sandra B. -- A Conversation with A Career Iconoclast

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 28
Sandra Bernhard always swims against the tide. The epitome of an iconoclast, Bernhard revels in being the edgy provoker to a complacent society.

Top Comedians Perform at Gilda's Laughfest March 5-15

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 26
Gilda's LaughFest announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year with big comics raising funds to care for those affected by cancer.

Rob Delaney :: From Twitter to TV to Stage

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20
American funny man Rob Delaney takes the black oil of depression, tragedy, and addiction, and turns it into comic gold. The London-based comic returns to America for a tour starting in Boston on Feb. 20.

Comedian Kaitlin Colombo Crowdsources for 'GLITORIS' Burlesque

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 20
Kaitlin Colombo is currently crowdfunding an IndieGoGo campaign to raise $50,000 for her national tour "GLITORIS," an ode to the burly USO-style burlesque shows of the '30s. And she intends to donate all profits to LGBT organizations.

BMCC Tribeca Presents Black Women in Comedy Showcase

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center will host an evening of laughter on Friday, February 6 with acclaimed headline local comedian Calise Hawkins and additional NYC female comedians Pat Brown, Leighann Lord, and Nicky Sunshine.

Julie Goldman Takes A Walk on the Softer Side at LA Center

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 3
On Saturday, February 7, The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the one-night-only return of Julie Goldman in her new comedy extravaganza "Take A Walk on the Softer Side" at the Renberg Theatre.

'Lipshtick' Adds Sarah Colonna to Lineup

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jan 30
"LIPSHTICK - The Perfect Shade of Stand Up" has added Sarah Colonna to the list of powerhouse comediennes to grace The Sands Showroom stage in 2015.

Top Five Lesbian Comedians of 2014

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 31
It's been a great year for laughs, and EDGE has been lucky enough to catch up with some of the funniest women in the nation in a series of in-depth personal interviews and features. Check out the top five lesbian comedians of 2014.

Lily Tomlin on Laughing Her Way to Legendary Status

CELEBRITIES | Dec 9
Since the 1960s, the legendary comedian Lily Tomlin lit up the stage and screen with her humble style of humor. Norah O'Donnell reports.

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