Diva inspires gay man's cancer fight
The San Francisco Bay Times has a great rundown of Margaret Cho's "Cho Dependent" concert film that was screened at the prestigious Frameline film fest on June 19.
Cho received the Frameline Award this year for her many contributions to LGBT film, including her appearances in such gay films as "Bam Bam and Celeste," "Rick and Steve, the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World" as well as "Cho Dependent."
Cho was not able to get to San Francisco to accept the award because she is in Atlanta filming the hit Lifetime TV series, "Drop Dead Diva".
A case of head lice doesn’t slow Margaret Cho down. Like most everything else in her life, she found a way to incorporate the experience into her new comedy/music tour, “Cho Dependent,” coming to Atlanta on Dec. 12.
“It’s one of my favorite songs. I love it,” she says in a phone interview from her home in Los Angeles of the song she co-wrote entitled “Lice.”
“You went on vacation / to an impoverished nation / you laid to your head to rest and it became some kind of conquest … think you have a case of head lice,” the song goes, “…Just think of them as friends eating your split ends...”
Comedian Margaret Cho brings her 'Cho Dependent' show to the Tabernacle tonight
Comedian and Dancing with the Stars contestant Margaret Cho will be performing at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts on Oct. 28. Her tour, “The Cho Dependent Tour,” will feature songs from her debut album “Cho Dependent” as well as her traditional comedy routine. Cho made some time in her busy schedule to catch up with The Mount Holyoke News.
“You have a rare opportunity to right a wrong and I pray to God that you will take it. As an African American you understand the ugliness of hate and the pain of discrimination. This is not a battle of heterosexual against homosexual, but a struggle of justice against injustice.”
— Black LGBT activist C.D. Kirven in an open letter to Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., requesting a meeting to discuss King’s claim that gay marriage is “genocide” at a recent anti-gay marriage rally in Atlanta (Cherrygrrl.com, Aug. 9)