Amanda Alvich is a New York Emmy winner and two-time Daytime Emmy nominated Brooklyn-based LGBTQ+ comedian, comedy writer and filmmaker. Amanda has been featured on NBC, Amazon Prime, BuzzFeed and was part of the 2022 New York Comedy Festival. She was also a semi-finalist in the New York Queer Comedy Festival.
Brian Clark aka Brucey is a 30-year-old stand up comedian from Washington DC. He comes from a long line of funny Latin women and attributes his comedy career to all of their horrible dating advice. Witty and relatable, Brucey sheds light on the narratives we grow up with and the comedic ways they play out in our adult lives. When he’s not on stage, he can be found avoiding his exes’ DMs on Instagram and watching documentaries about people escaping Mormon compounds. He can be seen at venues in LA and NY.
Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton (hostess with the mostest) has a career spanning decades in show business and advocacy for the Transgender community. She has appeared in over fifty television series and movies, with her most recent roles portraying Bobbie Jean Baker, a prominent Transgender Activist and religious leader in the ABC series “When We Rise”; and playing Cindy Whitman, a wrongfully imprisoned woman of Trans experience on Fox’s “Proven Innocent.” As an activist, Jazzmun serves as the founder and coordinator of the Midnight Stroll, which brings awareness and sorely needed self-care supplies for street based sex workers in order to empower them to embrace comprehensive community resources such as HIV testing and treatment, housing services, substance abuse counseling, legal and victim advocacy, and medical services.
Christian Cintron is a jack-of-all-trades and master of fun. He’s a writer, comedian, actor, and spiritualist. He created Stand Up 4 Your Power, a class that uses stand-up comedy as a tool to help students with personal empowerment, trauma healing, and understanding intersectionality.
He teaches stand-up comedy at LA City College’s Rodney Dangerfield Institute which is committed to making comedy education widely accessible.
His writing has appeared in Backstage,Hollywood.com, Queerty, The Authentic Gay, and Ranker to name a few. He’s a graduate of Vassar College, The Second City: Hollywood, and iO West.
7G is the stand-up name of British artist Seven Graham: who is the world’s first Out hermaphrodite (aka intersex) comic to perform at the world famous Comedy Store and all over Los Angeles. 7G has opened for top comics, Gina Yashere and Monique Marvez, and was featured in a special article in the LA Times Comedy Special, in 2022. Seven is a producer/writer/actor living in Hollywood to get intersex, trans and LGBTQiA+ stories told by the major studios. Seven produced Hollywood’s first intersex movie, Ponyboi, with Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson. 7G is very excited to be part of Laugh Proud and to uplift queer, trans & intersex comedy! This Summer Seven is keeping things very LGBTQiA by creating a queer comedy brunch show –Alphabet Soup -with Alyssa Poteet to premiere at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in Scotland. Seven is very proud to be a Graham. And it feels like there’s a war raging against our LGBTQIA+ community, especially trans people, 7G is a warrior Celtic comic, fearless in the intimate subjects they talk about with searing honesty, taking no prisoners & giving 0 fucks.
Asha Hall says what everybody else is too nice to say she’s also an abstract artist, part time aunt and a comedian. She’s performed for musicals, local short films and has a background in art. She enjoys spending time on community driven projects and technological entrepreneurship.
Juno Men (she/her) is a Seattle-based comedian and writer. She is openly transgender and obviously Asian, the daughter of Cambodian immigrants. Her credits include the Upper Left Comedy Festival, Don’t Tell Comedy Seattle and Portland, hosting the Seattle Moth Storyslam, and making her 94 year old non-english speaking grandma laugh more than her siblings and cousins combined. She can be found online on instagram @seattlejuno and performing across the Pacific Northwest.
Rowan Niles is an actor, writer, comedian originally from Annapolis, Maryland. From a very young age she developed a passion for the arts and was always eager to get her hands on any creative outlet that allowed her to express herself. Rowan has a background in music, theatre and film but feels most in her element when she is making the people around her laugh! Rowan is an out and proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and can’t wait to laugh proud with you all!
When you think one of the most prolific character actors, who’s also an outrageous openly gay stand-up comedian, one name comes to mind…. Jason Stuart. As an actor he’s is best know for his major role as a slave owner in The Birth Of A Nation, Recently he won The Indie Series Award For Best Actor In a Comedy Series for his Amazon comedy series on Smothered. Jason also has appeared in the award winning films Tangerine, Love Is Strange, Gia with Kindergarten Cop and Vegas Vacation among his fan favorites. He has wowed TV audiences with guest roles on such shows as Goliath, Love (Judd Apatow), Sleepy Hollow, Entourage, The Closer, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, House, Everybody Hates Chris, George Lopez, Charmed and on My Wife and Kids. As a stand up comic he just won the Worldwide Comedy Award for Best LGBTQ comedian. And you have laughed with him on Gotham Comedy Live, Red Eye, One Night Stand Up, Wisecrack, Comics Unleashed and his own comedy special Making It To The Middle, his new comedy album I’m The Daddy and I Have Candy and autobiography Shut Up, Im Talking! And was a recent honoree for the OUT 100.