Kate Clinton is a faith-based, tax-paying, America-loving political humorist and family entertainer. With a career spanning almost thirty years, Kate Clinton has worked through economic booms and busts, Disneyfication and Walmartization, gay movements and gay markets, lesbian chic and queer eyes, and eight presidential inaugurals. She still believes that humor gets us through peacetime, wartime, scoundrel time and economic down times.. This year, Kate's show ALL FRACKED UP! will tour the U.S. and Canada. This year’s tour follows previous tours: The GLEE Party ( 2011) Lady HAHA (2010),Yes on K8 (2009), Hilarity Clinton (2008),and Climate Change (2007). Last year her 9th comedy collection Lady HAHA was released.
Her new book I Told You So is a hilarious, bittersweet, politically acute survival guide.. Kate’s second book, What the L? was nominated in the humor category for the prestigious 2005 Lambda Literary Award, considered to be the highest accolade for a book from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literary community; and the audio companion of her first book, Don’t Get Me Started, was named one of 1998′s Best Audiobooks by Publishers Weekly.
A respected and sought-after member of the Commentariat, she has appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show, Joy Behar Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, Entertainment Tonight, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The L Word, numerous news and talk shows on Comedy Central, Lifetime, LOGO, Oxygen, MSNBC, CNN, and C-Span.
Kate has emceed hundreds of fundraising dinners and events which have raised millions of dollars for The National Center for Lesbian Rights, the Ms. Foundation, Fenway Health, the New York City LGBT Community Center, the Gill Foundation, and the STREB dance lab to name a few.
She has received awards from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, and at the 2007 GLAAD Media Awards, Kate Clinton was presented with the Pioneer Award. In 2009 Kate was presented with SAGE’s Ken Dawson Advocacy Award.
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