Kate Clinton, author of Don’t Get Me Started, What the L?, and I Told You So, is a nationally appreciated humorist and activist.
She has appeared on Good Morning America, Nightline, Entertainment Tonight, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and many other news and talk shows on a variety of networks, including Comedy Central, Lifetime, Oxygen, MSNBC, CNN, and C-SPAN. She has hosted the television program In the Life.
Clinton has performed nationally since 1981 at a variety of venues, including Joe’s Pub in New York City, the Park West in Chicago, and the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, and in New York for several off-Broadway runs, with hundreds of comedy club dates in between.
She has been featured at several comedy festivals, including Just for Laughs in Montreal, the Toyota Comedy Festival in New York, and Marshall’s Women in Comedy Festival. She has also performed on Broadway in 39 Steps, The Rocky Horror Show, and the Vagina Monologues.
Clinton works extensively with social justice and nonprofit organizations, and has performed at fundraising events for groups like the NYC LGBT Center, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the ACLU, and Out & Equal, among others.
Additionally, Clinton blogs for the Huffington Post, The Progressive, Bilerico, and Olivia Connect. She has written for the New York Times, Women’s Review Of Books, and The Advocate, among other publications.