In her book Don’t Get Me Started, comedienne Kate Clinton admits it took her a while to even realize she was gay. “It wasn’t until I lived with a woman for a year that it even occurred to me to ask, ‘Do you think we’re lesbians?’” It’s pretty clear she’s gotten a clue since then, with appearances on The Arsenio Hall Show and Entertainment Tonight, a writing gig with The Rosie O’Donnell Show, and the recent release of her fifth album, Comedy You Can Dance To. Clinton’s approach to humor is cautiously political; she routinely mixes slice-of-life jokes with acerbic social commentary. Taking advantage of her famous last name, Clinton hopes to run for president in the next election, with Lesley “It’s My Party” Gore as her running mate. The self-proclaimed fumorist (feminist + humorist) performs her latest one-woman show, Correct Me If I Am Right, at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $20. (703) 549-7500. (Dan Avery)