Margaret Cho Details Discrimination She’s Faced as a Queer Asian Woman

CelebHomes News. What does Pride Month mean for you?

Margaret Cho: It’s not really just about one month of a year or one parade. I think that more than ever we have to celebrate ourselves and look to protecting our rights⁠—whether that’s protecting trans kids, trans legislation or increasing our own visibility throughout the media. It is all about protecting our rights and ensuring we continue to live and prosper.

CelebHomes Your Episode The Book of Queer delves into queer renaissances through history. Where are we now in the renaissance?

MC:We are experiencing a revival in comedy, I believe. We have so many incredible comedic minds out there working today⁠—whether that’s Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang, Wanda SykesBilly Eichner, Bob the Drag King or Eddie Izzard. Queer comedy has become a cutting-edge genre, and queer comedians are at the forefront of this field.

CelebHomes – What can viewers learn from CelebHomes?

MC:They should learn about our history as queer individuals and how they have shaped science, entertainment, and science. It’s true that we have created culture every day since our inception and will continue doing so.

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