The Funniest LGBTQ Comedians Of 2022

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Vote up the funniest LGBTQIA+ comedians this year.

Who are the funniest LGBTQ comedians of 2022? Becoming a great stand-up comic is tough. Whether the best LGBTQ comedians are observational, situational, absurdist, blue collar, abstract, alternative, dark, or a long form storyteller, all of the funniest gay comedians are unique, hardworking, and hilarious. Who is the funniest LGBTQ comedian in 2022? Which gay and lesbian stand up comedians do you love?

When it comes to the funniest queer people right now, old school stand up comics like Ellen Degeneres and Tig Notaro are atop the list, while also among some of the funniest comedians of all time. Beloved LGBTQ stand up comedians like Wanda Sykes, Kate McKinnon, and Jerrod Carmichael have their claims to the title as well. Lest we forget hilarious LGBTQ comedians right now like Billy Eichner, Fortune Feimster, or SNL's Punkie Johnson.

Vote up the best LGBTQ stand up comedians of 2022, and help decide who are the funniest LGBTQ+ comedians this year! Then check out the funniest comedians of 2022!


  • Joe Lycett
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    Joe Harry Lycett (born 5 July 1988) is a British comedian and television presenter. He has appeared on TV shows including Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, QI, as the announcer on Saturday BBC One show Epic Win, the narrator for Ibiza Weekender and as the presenter on BBC Two's The Great British Sewing Bee and Channel 4's consumer rights show, Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. In February 2020, Lycett briefly changed his name by deed poll to Hugo Boss as part of a protest against the fashion brand of the same name.
  • Billy Eichner
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    Billy Eichner (born September 18, 1978) is an American actor, comedian and producer. He is the star, executive producer, and creator of Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street, a comedy game show that aired on truTV. The show earned Eichner a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host in 2013. He is also known for playing Craig Middlebrooks on the sitcom Parks and Recreation, Mr. Ambrose the Librarian on the animated TV series Bob's Burgers and Timon in the 2019 remake of The Lion King.
  • Kate McKinnon
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    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 (2012–present). She is also known for her film roles as Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in the supernatural comedy Ghostbusters (2016), Mary Winetoss in the comedy Office Christmas Party (2016), Pippa in the comedy Rough Night (2017), and Morgan in the action comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018). McKinnon is known for her character work and celebrity impressions of pop singer Justin Bieber, comedian television host Ellen DeGeneres, and numerous political figures, including Hillary Clinton, US Attorney ...more
  • 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 nominated in 2014 for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The special Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated in 2016 at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. In 2017, the album of Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.