Margaret Cho Explains Why She Wants to Kill Her Rapist

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I was raped by my uncle from the age of five to 12, and I told my family, and they believed me, but their solution was “don’t sit on his lap so much, then.”

He had already raped other girls and women in my family, so of course they believed me, but it was more important to them Read More

NEW VIDEO: (I Want To) Kill My Rapist

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My new video for (I Want To) Kill My Rapist is out now!

I do not condone violence but cathartic rage has its place in art. I believe if you have been sexually abused, you must ‘murder’ your rapist in your mind. Abuse leads to self abuse, drug addiction, depression, eating disorders, suicide. I want to kill it before it kills me. I’m grateful to all Read More

Margaret Cho Wants to Talk About Sex Work

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It was the tweet heard round the sex-worker world. At 6:12 p.m. on Oct. 29, Margaret Cho, the 46-year-old comedian, disturbed the Twittersphere with an economical 109 characters: “Sex work is simply work. For me it was honest work. I was a sex worker when I was young. It was hard but well paid. There’s no shame in Read More

The Late Show

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Last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert!

I have the BEST BAND! Ben Lee, Grant Lee Philips & Princess Superstar

New Video: Ron’s Got A DUI

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This is tribute to the many gay men I have loved and lost, and the perfect relationship between an old gay man and a little girl as I’ve experienced. I wrote this song with Garrison Starr for my new album AMERICAN MYTH which will be out in 2016. The video stars Leslie Jordan who is absolutely magical!

American Masters for PBS

Hey guys,

Wanted to share this awesome trailer, I’m thrilled to be a part of this important documentary, “The Women’s List” airing on September 25 only on PBS.

I’m honored to be among the 15 powerful women featured. Tune in, check out the trailer – tell me what you think. To learn more about ‪#‎AmericanMasters‬ click the link!

Announcing #MarryMeMargaret Contest!

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I’m excited to announce the #MarryMeMargaret campaign sponsored by Live Nation. I want to marry YOU – well, sort of, I want to get you two crazy kids onstage during my PsyCHO Tour which starts October 1 and I will serve as your officiant. Don’t worry I’m licensed to do so. Just imagine, by the power vested in me, you as willing participants will have Read More


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I am thrilled to announce I am bringing the PsyCHO Tour across the pond!!! I’m coming to London, baby. These are my only UK dates on this tour so please come!!! I’ll be performing at the Leicester Square Theater, December 16-20 and tickets are on pre-sale NOW – use the code PRIORITY for a special offer before general sales start this Friday. I Read More

Margaret’s statement on SCOTUS Ruling On Gay Marriage & Equality


If you ever argued in favor of marriage equality, tried to fight the homophobic bans keeping LGBT families from REALLY becoming families, donated to LGBT causes, participated in a rally for gay marriage, attended a Gay Pride march – today, victory is yours.

Thanks for winning this – for me, and you. For all of us.