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Queering the mic and breaking the rules in Asia.

by Courtney Hodgkiss @courtneyishere A new wave of queer Asian comedians cracking gags under their regimes’ radars are off the leash in Australia this week. The Milstead Company is proudly presenting Spice Night, a showcase of the trailblazing best of…

Spice Night: Navin Noronha on SBS Hindi Radio

Hindi speakers! Listen to Navin Noronha talking about being India’s only out, gay standup comedian on SBS Hindi Radio. https://www.sbs.com.au/language/hindi/audio/meet-first-indian-gay-standup-comedian-navin-noronha For english speakers, here is a very dodgy Google-Translate transcription of the interview preamble, just to give you a taste:…

Spice Night: Margot Tanjutco

Margot Tanjutco is a stunning new Australian-Filipino talent who was nominated for the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Golden Gibbo Award for her 2019 show Vanity Fair Enough. Margot was also part of the team on Romeo Is Not The Only Fruit,…

Spice Night: Navin Noronha

Based in Mumbai, Navin is India’s first openly gay standup comedian. Navin is part of a hugely successful boom in Indian standup, touring regularly, hosting his own hit podcast Keeping It Queer, and undertaking regular TV and corporate appearances and…

Spice Night: Joanne Kam

The “Queen of Malaysian Comedy” is one of the pioneers of the region, an established and high-profile comedian, host, actor and broadcaster for nearly 20 years. Joanne was a part of the seminal Singapore queer cabaret club The Boom Boom…

Spice Night: Hirzi Zulkiflie

Hirzi Zulkiflie is a leading personality in the Singaporean LGBTI community, who came to fame as one half of a YouTube comedy series Munah and Hirzi over ten years between 2007 and 2018, and boasts hundreds of thousands of social…