15 Up-And-Coming Female Comedians You’ll See More Of

Written by Alexis Borochoff

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15. Lea DeLaria

You might recognize her mischievous butch as “Big Boo” from the TV show, “Orange is the New Black.” Although DeLaria has been performing stand up since the early ’90s, it wasn’t until recently she grabbed the spotlight as an aspiring new female star. She is one of the few openly gay pioneers in comedy.