This list contains information about the best lesbian comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. 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 will you find on this top lesbian comedians list? 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.
Cameron Esposito and her wife, Rhea Butcher, have partnered up for several comedy endeavors including their podcast, Put Your Hands Together, and their TV series, Take My Wife. Other hilarious women featured on this top lesbian comedians list include Kate McKinnon, Wanda Sykes, and Rosie O'Donnell.
Which lesbian comedian do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give the funniest ladies a thumbs up and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Gender: FemaleMary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer,... more
Birthplace: Sea Cliff, New York, United States of America
Gender: FemaleKathryn McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, and... more
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America
Gender: FemaleWanda Yvette Sykes (born March 7, 1964) is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She was... more
Birthplace: Dolton, Illinois, United States of America
Gender: FemaleJane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, author, singer... more
Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America
Gender: FemaleEllen Lee DeGeneres ( də-JEN-ər-əs; born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television... more
Tig NotaroWalk of Shame, In a World...
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America
Gender: FemaleMathilde "Tig" O'Callaghan Notaro (born March 24, 1971) is an American stand-up comic, writer,... more
- 20183Hannah Gadsby (born 12 January 1978) is an Australian comedian, writer, actor and television... more
Cameron EspositoCameron Young Esposito (born October 17, 1981) is an American comic, actor, and podcaster,... more
Birthplace: California, United States of America
Gender: FemaleMargaret Moran Cho (born December 5, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, fashion... more
- 16898Rhea Butcher (born August 12, 1982) is an American stand-up comic, actor, writer, producer,... more
Age: Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)
Birthplace: Brevard, North Carolina, United States of America
Gender: FemaleLoretta Mary Aiken (March 19, 1894 – May 23, 1975), known by her stage name Jackie "Moms"... more
Lea DeLariaThe Oblongs, Edge of Seventeen
Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois, United States of America
Gender: FemaleLea DeLaria (born May 23, 1958) is an American comedian, actress, and jazz singer. DeLaria is... more
Birthplace: Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Gender: FemaleSuzanne Westenhoefer (born March 31, 1961 in Columbia, Pennsylvania) is an out lesbian... more
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
Gender: FemalePaula Poundstone (born December 29, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress,... more
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, United Kingdom
Gender: FemaleSusan Elizabeth Perkins (born 22 September 1969) is an English comedian, broadcaster, actress,... more
- 8265DeAnne Smith is an award-winning Canadian-American comedian, writer and columnist. She first... more
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
Gender: FemaleJudy Gold (born November 15, 1962) is an American standup comedian, actress, television... more
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States of America
Gender: FemaleSandra Bernhard (born June 6, 1955) is an American actress, comedian, singer and author. She... more
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Gender: FemaleElvira Kurt (born December 9, 1961) is a Canadian comedian, and was the host of the game show... more
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Gender: FemaleSabrina Jalees (born April 19, 1985) is a Canadian comedian from Toronto, Ontario, now based... more
Sandra VallsShowtime's The Latin Divas of Comedy, Pride Comedy Slam
Sandra Valls is a comic, actor, singer, writer, and badass. She is best known for her powerful, electric, stand up comedy performances in Showtime’s, THE LATIN DIVAS OF COMEDY (nominated for an Alma Award) and PRIDE: LGBT COMEDY SLAM!, hosted by Bruce Vilanch (both available for viewing now on Hulu.com). Her unique mix of physical comedy and brilliant story telling make it easy to see why the Los Angeles Times calls Sandra “Talented and Hilarious” as well as being included in Curve’s 2017 Power List as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Queer Women in the country. Latina Magazine voted Sandra One of the Top 33 Bad Ass Comics with Latina Roots. Curve Magazine voted her One of the Top 10 Funniest Lesbian Comics and Go Magazine has named Sandra One of the Top 100 Women We Love.
She recently shared the stage with Melissa Etheridge at the Levity and Justice for all Comedy Benefit for LPAC in New York City.
Vickie ShawVickie Shaw: You Can Take the Girl Outta Texas..., Wisecrack
Gender: FemaleVickie Shaw appeared in the documentary film Laughing Matters... More!...