Queer comedians have been using their unique perspectives to provide scathing, riotous commentary on everything from politics to pop culture for decades.
In a new column just for A+ subscribers, some of our select favorite musicians will walk us through the creative process behind their favorite songs. We’re kicking off Annotated with Margaret Cho, who wrote a funny/heartbreaking tribute to Anna Nicole Smith for her new album American Myth.
These women mounted movements, won awards, told important stories, and otherwise shook the sh*t out of this planet in 2015.
As a follow-up to the time I used “gal pals” sarcastically and taught you all about the queer suffragists, and in honor of Gal Pal Week, this week’s Rebel Girls lesson is going to be about good, old-fashioned friendship.
Plus: Miley Cyrus puffy painted Caitlyn Jenner for charity, Lady Gaga and Linda Perry tag-teamed on “What’s Up,” Laverne Cox and Lily Tomlin’s “Grandma” gets its first trailer, the USWNT is headed to the World Cup quarters, and so much more information!
I woke up this morning with a burning desire to talk about Tori from “Saved by The Bell.” Did you wake up wanting to talk about Mama Keaton or Darlene Conner? I bet you did.
These costumes will make you look real smart and cool, even though you may have to keep describing who you are all night, but that’s OK.
What do you buy someone who fuels themselves only on the knowledge that the world is an inherently imbalanced structure built to take advantage of people made the most vulnerable by its constructs?
Someone thinks Margaret Cho outed John Travolta, Fastrack thinks kids should come out, Ángeles Álvarez thinks lesbian politicians should come out, and now that Jason Collins is out, Andy West thinks everyone should come out.
Thank you, Margaret Cho, for writing your blog post, “Being Mad on Twitter” and defending the right to be angry when people criticize our bodies.
Crystal’s Team Pick: Australia, Margaret Cho is coming for you.
This is a music video starring Margaret Cho and Tegan & Sara Quin. What else do you need.
Win a pair of tickets & meet and greet passes to see Margaret Cho in Las Vegas on September 17!
We talk to Margaret Cho about tattoos, her romantic relationships with gay men, celebrities who come out later in their careers, her pick for “the next Gaga,” Adam Lambert, Ani DiFranco, Sex & the City and more.
So much to catch up on! Margaret Cho says lesbians are better comedians (truth). Perez Hilton could face child porn charges after tweeting an up-skirt pic of Miley Cyrus. The Tonys happened! Plus, Lady Gaga is working for the Illuminati, Katy Perry feels uncomf about swearing, The Real L Word is coming soon, and Ellen is writing another book!