Comedian Margaret Cho tweets: Get ‘Kathryn Knott off the streets’

For about an hour Thursday morning, she’s has been denouncing violence against gays, and specifically referenced the Philadelphia trial.

Margaret_Cho_-_Cannes

For about an hour this morning, comedian Margaret Cho has been denouncing violence against gays, and specifically referring to Kathryn Knott in the Center City gay-bashing trial.

Cho called Knott “violent” and said she needed to be taken off the streets. She also discussed the need for more hate crime laws throughout the U.S. Here are her tweets referencing Knott and Philadelphia:

Cho is a longtime standup comic who has often advocated for LGBT rights. She’s had two short-lived TV programs and appeared in numerous movies and TV shows.

Thanks for reading another Billy Penn story

Seems you’re the kind of person who really digs in. Want more? Sign up for our morning update, the quick, easy, free way to stay on top of Philly news.

Thanks for reading Billy Penn

Like the story above, everything we publish is powered by our members. If you enjoy reading, throw us a bone! Just $5/month makes more difference than you’d think.

Thanks for reading! We need you.

Member donations power our newsroom. If Billy Penn helps you feel more connected to Philly, we’d love to count you in. Will you join us?

Lock in your support

Reader support powers our newsroom. A monthly membership helps lock it in.

Can we count on you as a Billy Penn sustainer?

Winning the local journalism game

Thank you: Your support as a member is powering our news gathering.

Know someone else who might like our work? Invite them to join.