The Funniest Lesbian Comedians of All Time

List Rules

Vote up the funniest lesbians ever to take the mic.

Who are the funniest lesbian comedians of all time? The best lesbian comedians come in many forms. Some famous lesbian comedians are political in their stand-up acts while other lesbian comedians joke about relationships. A few hilarious lesbian comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world. Who is the funniest lesbian comedian ever? Which lesbian stand up comedians do you love?

When it comes to the funniest lesbians ever Ellen DeGeneres has to be at the top. Whether she is performing stand-up, starring in a sitcom, or hosting her popular daytime talk show, DeGeneres always uses her platform to promote love and equality. Tig Notaro is another hilarious lesbian comedian. Other hilarious women featured on this top lesbian comedians list include Kate McKinnon, Wanda Sykes, and Rosie O'Donnell.

Vote up the funniest lesbian comics you think deserves the top spot on this list, and help decide who is the funniest lesbian of all time!


list ordered by
  • Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Tomlin started her career as a stand-up comedian as well as performing Off-Broadway ...more
  • Wanda Yvette Sykes (born March 7, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which she won a Primetime ...more
  • Kathryn McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, and musician widely known as a regular cast member on The Big Gay Sketch Show (2007–2010) and Saturday Night Live ...more
  • Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, author, singer and comedian. She is best known for her role as Sue Sylvester in the musical television series Glee. She ...more
  • Tig Notaro
    Mathilde "Tig" O'Callaghan Notaro (born March 24, 1971) is an American stand-up comic, writer, radio contributor, and actress. She is known for her deadpan comedy. Her acclaimed album Live was ...more
  • Margaret Moran Cho (Korean: 조모란; born December 5, 1968) is an American actress, musician, stand-up comedian, fashion designer, and author. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which ...more
  • Hannah Gadsby (born 1978) is an Australian comedian, writer, and actress. She began her career in Australia after winning the national final of the Raw Comedy competition for new comedians in 2006. ...more
  • Loretta Mary Aiken (March 19, 1894 – May 23, 1975), known by her stage name Jackie "Moms" Mabley, was an American standup comedian. A veteran of the Chitlin' Circuit of African-American vaudeville, ...more
  • Cameron Anne Young Anastasia Esposito (born October 17, 1981) is an American actor, comedian, and podcaster, known for her show Take My Wife, as well as her stand-up comedy and her podcast, Queery. ...more
  • Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated ...more
  • Rose Dix

    Rose Dix

  • Judy Gold (born November 15, 1962) is an American standup comedian, actress, television writer, and producer. She won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her work as a writer and producer on The Rosie ...more
  • River Butcher (born Rhea Harriett Butcher; August 12, 1982) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcast host. Butcher is best known for personal, observational comedy ...more
  • Lea DeLaria (born May 23, 1958) is an American comedian, actress, and jazz singer. DeLaria is credited with being the first openly gay comic to appear on a late-night talk show with her 1993 ...more
  • Suzanne Westenhoefer (born March 31, 1961 in Columbia, Pennsylvania) is an out lesbian stand-up comedian. She starred as a panelist on GSN's 2006 remake of I've Got a Secret, which featured a panel ...more
  • Paula Poundstone (born December 29, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator. Beginning in the late 1980s, she performed a series of one-hour HBO comedy ...more
  • Susan Elizabeth Perkins (born 22 September 1969) is an English comedian, broadcaster, actress, and writer. Originally coming to prominence through her comedy partnership with Mel Giedroyc in Mel and ...more
  • Sandra Bernhard (born June 6, 1955) is an American actress, comedian, singer and author. She first gained attention in the late 1970s, with her stand-up comedy in which she often bitterly critiqued ...more
  • DeAnne Smith is an award-winning Canadian-American comedian, writer and columnist. She first gained notice as a comedian in 2008 touring her debut full-length solo stand-up show to popular and ...more
  • Lilly Singh (born September 26, 1988) is a Canadian comedian, actress, former talk show host, and YouTuber who formerly appeared under the pseudonym Superwoman (stylized IISuperwomanII), her longtime ...more
  • Abbi Jacobson is an American comedian, writer, actress, illustrator and producer. She co-created and co-starred in the Comedy Central series Broad City (2014–2019) with Ilana Glazer, based on the web ...more
  • Catherine Bohart (born Catherine Murphy 13 August 1988) is an Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in the United Kingdom.
  • Sydnee Washington is an American comedian, actress, model, and podcaster. She appeared on Comedy Central's Up Next showcase in 2018. Washington hosts the podcast Hobby Hunter and co-hosts the comedy ...more
  • Karinda Dobbins is an American comedian. She co-produces the monthly comedy show The Resistance! alongside Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, has regularly opened for W. Kamau Bell, and additionally opened for ...more
  • Sandra is a comic, actor, singer, writer, and badass. She is best known for her Showtime hit comedy specials, The Latin Divas of Comedy(nominated for an Alma Award) and Pride: lgbt Comedy Slam! , ...more