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Making A Fortune

Fortune is coming to town and that means we all need to get ready to have some fun!! Not only does she have a show at Zanies in Old Town on January 24th, but she is also hosting the annual CMSA Party at Joe’s on Weed on the 23rd. A whole weekend of wonderful Fortune, […]

20 Questions with Poppy Champlin

LS:1. Did you really date your gym teacher? PC: I dated my high school junior varsity basketball coach yes- lived with her. LS: 2. Are you single? Who are you dating? PC: I am seeing a woman in Rhode Island. We are dating. Tammy. LS: 3. How did you meet Tammy? PC: That is kind […]

10 Quotes that make Wanda Sykes Awesome

As if we didn’t love Wanda Sykes enough, here’s 10 more reasons she’s been an awesome celeb who speaks her mind as well as makes us have a ripping good laugh… Check out Wanda Sykes at the Chicago Theatre on October 18th. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for a chance to win 2 tickets […]

Dana Goldberg Does Chicago

Sometimes without even knowing a person you can be pretty sure you know a person Dana Goldberg gives that kind of first impression. If you have not experienced her unique style and performance energy – you have to be sure to catch her while she is in Chicago. My good friend Fawz set me up […]

AfterEllen brings the women together for a meet-up and comedy show in Chicago

By Trish Bendix, Managing Editor at The National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association Convention is hitting Chicago this week, and, the largest site for lesbian, bisexual and queer women in pop culture, is hoping you’ll come to their party. The site is hosting a meet-up and comedy show this Friday, August 22 at […]

Back Lot Bash celebrates 11 years

When I first began to walk down the streets of Lesbianville – I was searching the internet for anything I could find that had anything to do with groups of like minded women gathering in one place. I wanted to get out of the burbs and make myself some amazing memories in the city. And one day […]

Rachel McCartney Interview

By Adam Guerino For a Throwback Thursday, we interview a comedienne who is portraying a very dear character for many, Daria Morgendorfer. Rachel McCartney brings her Daria rendition to the stage as a guest on the variety show tribute Total Request Live LIVE, Friday June 13th at 10pm at Berlin Nightclub. The event will be hosted […]

Laugh, give back, and win!

Do all that and more this Monday, April 7th, at The Laugh Factory in Chicago! LA and New York’s hit comedy event Don’t Tell My Mother! is making its Chicago debut to support the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern University. IMPACT, directed by Dr. Brian Mustanski, conducts research to improve the health […]

Candy Lawrence Interview

Candy Lawrence is a mainstay in the Chicago stand-up world—you can see her all over the city and she’s opened for some of the biggest names in comedy like Todd Barry, Jen Kirkman and Moshe Kasher. She’s been a part of Queer Comedy at Zanies since the show’s inception and is back this month, featuring […]

GIRLS ON FILM #lesbians #comedy #andersonville #queertv

By Jennifer Boeder “Two best friends write a TV show about their lives and then get the chance to star in it…” No, it’s not a rom-com plot: it’s the real-life story of Caitlin Bergh and Laura Zak, one a stand-up comic, the other a writer, both gay girls who found their adventures in Andersonville […]