May 8, 2017 at 5:35 pm EDT | by Lou Chibbaro Jr.
Margaret Cho to perform at benefit for GWU’s LGBT health program
Margaret Cho, gay news, Washington Blade

Margaret Cho will perform a benefit show at D.C.’s Lisner Auditorium on July 13.

Comedian Margaret Cho, known for her biting humor and social commentary on gender, sexuality, and race-related issues, will perform a benefit show at D.C.’s Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University on Thursday, July 13.

Proceeds for the benefit will be for the university’s graduate program in LGBT Health Policy & Practice, according to a statement released by the program, which says tickets were scheduled to go on sale Wednesday, May 10 at the Lisner box office.

The statement says that George Washington University in 2013 established the LGBT Health & Policy Practice Certificate Program, which offers “in-depth training leading to competencies for those who seek to better serve and advocate for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.”

It says proceeds from the performance will support program activities, curriculum development, and student scholarships.

Lou Chibbaro Jr. has reported on the LGBT civil rights movement and the LGBT community for more than 30 years, beginning as a freelance writer and later as a staff reporter and currently as Senior News Reporter for the Washington Blade. He has chronicled LGBT-related developments as they have touched on a wide range of social, religious, and governmental institutions, including the White House, Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, the military, local and national law enforcement agencies and the Catholic Church. Chibbaro has reported on LGBT issues and LGBT participation in local and national elections since 1976. He has covered the AIDS epidemic since it first surfaced in the early 1980s. Follow Lou

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