Jaye McBride is funny, smart and proudly transgender. One of the first trans comedians to work on a national level, she has performs both as a headliner and sharing the stage with comedy greats like Aziz Ansari, Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Norton & Bobcat Goldthwait. Jaye has also been a part of The Boston Comedy Festival, The Maine Comedy Festival and the Great American Festival.
In addition to stand-up, Jaye speaks at high schools, colleges and groups all across the country about being transgender and how we can help trans kids from facing some of the obstacles and challenges she faced. Having transitioned in 2007, Jaye is uniquely qualified to talk about awkward first dates, strained family relationships and self-acceptance.
Jaye is originally from Upstate NY but now lives in Brooklyn, NY where she is the head writer for the reproductive rights group Lady Parts Justice League.