• Jon Stewart calls out Liz Cheney for not standing up for her gay sister and equal rights (Video)

    If you need any more proof that politicians are slimy assholes, look no further than Liz Cheney, the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney. Liz is currently vying for a Senate seat in Wyoming. Her opponent Mike Enzi, in an effort to pull ahead in the polls (and presumably to avoid campaigning on any substantive issues), decided to paint Cheney as someone who — god forbid! — supports her

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    Comedian Guy Branum is seriously pissed off about seemingly homophobic football players (Video)

    Last night on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, writer and comedian Guy Branum delivered an impassioned (and hilarious) response to the seemingly trio of homophobic San Francisco 49ers players. And we loved it. And so here it is. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more! Listen to the most recent episode

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    Comedian Bonnie McFarlane takes aim at gay marriage in new PSA (Video)

    The gay marriage issue is not a simple one, and the ways in which progressive folks denounce those states who still only recognize man-and-woman marriage, have become just as complicated. And maybe that’s why comedian Bonnie McFarlane has decided to offer her own form of protest. In the video below, McFarlane’s unique spin on the concept of refusing to get married until all gays can legally do the same, comes

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    George Takei tells W. Kamau Bell that Donald Trump is ready to support gay rights (Video)

    Last night on Totally Biased, geek icon George Takei sat down with host W. Kamau Bell for a laid back chat about how the Star Trek favorite has evolved into a gay rights activist (after coming out, himself) and a social media guru at the age of 75. Takei also revealed that ultra-conservative and not-exactly-accepting rich guy Donald Trump might be ready to publicly support gay rights and marriage equality.

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    John Goodman is Colonel Sanders, takes down Chick-Fil-A (Video)

    Ever wonder what KFC puts in their fried chicken to make it so tasty? This Funny or Die exclusive reveals the secret ingredient is…gayness. Lots of it. And Bette Midler. Don’t believe me? Watch the video with Colonel Sanders (John Goodman) himself. It all makes sense. Chick-Fil-A, it’s your move now. KFC Loves Gays with John Goodman from John Goodman

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    Woman who threw her drink at Eddie Griffin wants money if he doesn’t apologize

    You probably remember that last week we reported about an incident wherein a woman in the front row at Tommy T’s comedy club in Pleasonton, CA threw her drink at comedian Eddie Griffin, after she had enough of what she described as him “taunting” her. Griffin responded by dumping a bottle of water on the woman. Well, a little more than a week later, the woman, Fiona Walshe wants an

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    Nick Kroll takes on Chick-Fil-A in ‘Kroll Show’ teaser sketch (Video)

    Although Nick Kroll’s upcoming sketch show, Kroll Show, doesn’t premiere on Comedy Central until next year, you can check out this sketch that dropped today– a super topical commercial for Chick-Fil-A. I mean, Chikk-Klub. In the video, the fast food chain is endorsed by non-racist customers who are willing to stomach the restaurant’s bigotry in exchange for a good ol’ chicken sandwich. Now that’s some real American apathy. Seems pretty

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    Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

    Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart responded to the gay marriage ban recently voted into law by North Carolina by pointing out the “collateral damage amongst the heteros,” that outlawing civil unions causes. No worries, though, says Stewart. It’s a step towards equality, since, “Now many opposite-sex couples will enjoy the same lack of rights same-sex couples have always never had.” In response to the ubiquitous sanctity of

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    Comedians fight against possible gay ban in tourist town

    While the debate over gay rights and marriage equality continues to rage in America, it seems another country, the Philippines, is also being affected– most notably in the confines of comedy clubs. Venue and bar owners in the touristy seaside town of Puerto Galera claim the local government is threatening to ban gay comedians who regularly perform in the area, due to some customers complaining about the comedians’ “obscene behavior.”

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    Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

    Though Tracy Morgan has long since apologized — in public, many times — for his seemingly anti-gay rant he delivered at a stand-up show in Nashville on June 3, the comedian addressed the issue once again last night. Though, in his defense, it was only because David Letterman asked him to do so. “I just think it was a misunderstanding,” Morgan told Letterman on Late Show. I was up there

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    Upright Citizens Brigade theatre joins 'It Gets Better' campaign, shows support for gay youth

    In response to the recent bullying and resulting suicides of gay youths in America, mainstream media and comedians alike have been speaking out against homophobia and offering support to the LGBT community. Folks like Ellen DeGeneres, Margaret Cho and Dane Cook have all been heard. And now, the gay membership of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City have offered the below video– an extension of the government’s

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