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    Posted on Nov 18, 2013

    8 Gay Comedians Discuss Coming Out In Their Stand-Up Routines

    Coming out can be awkward, stressful, and at times a difficult experience — other times it's hilarious.

    1. Cameron Esposito on coming out when you grow up in a sheltered community:

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    2. Wanda Sykes explains that because you have to come out, being gay is harder than being black.

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    3. Rob Gleeson on dealing with people saying they "knew" all along.

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    4. Lynda Montgomery on why parents will actually be happy about your future lesbian wedding:

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    5. Sampson reflects on the differences between coming out in the white community and the black community:

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    6. Fortune Feimster on coming out to your emotionally stunted father:

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    7. Kate Clinton on how parents take the news in surprising ways.

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    8. But perhaps Ellen did it best when she expressed her emotional coming out through interpretive dance:

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