Hannah Gadsby's Gender Agenda.

Hannah Gadsby To Host Lineup Of Genderqueer Comics In "Gender Agenda" Netflix Special

Award winning British comic & stand-up comedian, Hannah Gadsby, has unveiled their brand new showcase styled stand-up special, Gender Agenda, coming to Netflix next month.

What to know about "Hannah Gadsby's Gender Agenda."

This latest offering from Netflix takes the similar vein of Pete Davidson's The Best Friends (2022) & Amy Schumer's Parental Advisory (2022), where the hosting & curating comedian hand picks up and coming comics to showcase in short sets as well as incorporating their own bit of stand-up.

This latest offering continues Gadsby's long partnership with the streamer following their previous specials Something Special (2023), Douglas (2020) & Nanette (2018).

In this global comedy special event, curated by Gadsby, the show brings together a line-up of the world’s absolute funniest genderqueer comedians. Recorded at London’s iconic Alexandra Palace Theatre, the special features ALOK, Chloe Petts, DeAnne Smith, Asha Ward, Jes Tom, Mx. Dahlia Belle, and Krishna Istha.

In a statement with Variety , Gadsby shared: “There is such a wealth of brilliant genderqueer comics out there, but such a dearth of representation on the major streaming services. Meanwhile jokes about trans people are becoming more and more lucrative, so it seems only right that at least some of those jokes be told by actual trans people themselves,.”

They continue, "So, I am beyond thrilled to bring this lineup together, showcasing seven extraordinarily talented comics and to use my platform (and Netflix’s…) to hopefully help catapult them into the spotlight that they deserve. They (and I mean ‘they’ in every sense of the word) are some of the funniest, smartest genderqueer comedians from around the globe, and it was an utter delight and true honor to share the stage with them.”

Get to know all the comics featured in "Gender Agenda."

Jes Tom is a writer who's written for the Max comedy series Our Flag Means Death and recently wrapped the off-Broadway run of Less Lonely, their one-person show presented by Elliot Page.

Alok headlined the NYC Comedy Festival in 2021, and has appeared in unscripted series such as Hulu’s Planet Sex with Cara Delevigne and Netflix‘s Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness. They also just recently taped their own comedy special in New York this month.

Asha Ward is best known for being the youngest-ever writer for Saturday Night Live. She recently wrote the viral Katt Williams Club Shay Shay Extended Podcast sketch.

Chloe Petts can be seen touring her current standup show “If You Can’t Say Anything Nice.”

DeAnne Smith previously starred in Netflix’s Comedians of the World and in 2008 won the Sydney Comedy Festival’s Time best newcomer award. Smith also released her new comedy album last year, Chiweenie in a Tank Top (available on 800 Pound Gorilla).

Krishna Istha is a writer & previously contributed to Season 4 of Sex Education and is currently working on a trilogy of performance pieces about trans motherhood.

Mx. Dahlia Belle is the founder of the Portland Queer Comedy Festival and gained wide attention for writing an open letter to Dave Chappelle in the Guardian in 2021.

How to watch "Hannah Gadsby's Gender Agenda."

Hannah Gadsby's Gender Agenda premieres globally on March 5, 2024, only on Netflix.

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