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Melbourne International Comedy Festival queer laughs

Queer comedians are so hot right now – here are a few you should get acquainted with

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Sarah Keyworth Dark Horse MICF 2019 supplied
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There are plenty of queer stand-ups and artists making major waves on the international comedy scene. At the top of the list is Hannah Gadsby, whose live show and subsequent Netflix special Nanette has taken the world by storm. She's premiering the follow-up show at this year's Comedy Festival, alongside new shows by Rhys Nicholson, Simon Amstell and newcomer Sarah Keyworth.

And make sure you check out our ultimate guide to the festival, as well as the best local acts who'll be gracing Melbourne stages.

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