It’s the final round of Outstanding: Queer Comic Competition, hosted by Bobby Higley. Our top two queer comics, D Martin Austin and Mitch Mitchell, square off to compete for their share of $1500 in cash courtesy of AHF. Vote now for your favorite comic and help decide who’s the most Outstanding queer comic in the PNW!
- Mitch Mitchell 71%, 187 votes187 votes 71%187 votes - 71% of all votes
- D Martin Austin 29%, 75 votes75 votes 29%75 votes - 29% of all votes
D Martin Austin is a stand-up comedian, writer, and social activist based in Portland, OR. Their humor is a marriage of absurdity, social critique, and genuine introspection. They are an Associate Producer for Portland Queer Comedy Festival, have written extensively for The Portland Mercury, and work closely with nonprofit organizations such as SPEEC (Sex Positive Education & Event Center). You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Mitch Mitchell (pronouns he/him; they/them if you’re nasty) is a trans/queer comedian and storyteller originally from San Diego, California. Shortly after moving to Seattle in 2014 he face-planted into the stand up comedy scene. Mitch regularly appears as a feature on local showcases and open mics in the Seattle area, and has performed for fundraising events for the Gender Alliance of South Sound, and other Puget Sound LGBTQ+ organizations. He has also featured as a story teller on Slant Stories, and Bawdy Story Telling. His mom thinks he’s funny. You can follow Mitch on Facebook and Instagram.
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