Jordan Raskopoulos (she/her)

Jordan Raskopoulos is a Sydney based comedian, singer, digital content creator and Twitch Streamer (a sort of internet busker).

You might know her from her work as the lead singer of The Axis of Awesome, the singing bumble bee from TikTok, her Ted Talk on anxiety or that commercial where she threw a book at Michael Bolton.

Jordan came out as transgender in 2016 with the comedy song The Elephant in the Room and has continued to use humour as a tool to educate and inform. 

Jordan’s quite big on the internet but her credits also extend into film, television and publishing She has contributed stories for numerous anthologies and has work published by The Guardian and Junkee Media.

Jordan has also appeared in two Australian films. As Trax, Julian Assange’s hacker compatriot, in Underground: The Julian Assange Story, which debuted at the Toronto Film Festival to critical acclaim and as Helen Reddy’s housekeep and friend Sylvia in I Am Woman.

Jordan is a passionate advocate for LGBTQIA+ and mental health causes. She is an ambassador for Twenty10, a social services organisation for LGBTQIA+ youth. In 2020 she set the world record for the longest performance of The Song That Doesn’t End (5 hours 43 minutes) in a charity live stream supporting Twenty10.

A photograph of comedian Jordan Raksopoulos smiling wearing a teal knit with a likeness of her on the front

Acknowledgement of country

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We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.