Lea DeLaria has been a professional lesbian for over ten years, earning a living with her comedy and singing routines. She helped to create San Francisco's Gay Comedy Nights and New York's People Who Are Funny That Way and has uproariously MCed open-mike nights, festival stages, and Gay Pride rallies across the nation, including the 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, to a crowd of nearly 1,000,000.
You may know her musical comedy about perverts, Dos Lesbos, which toured the country for three years (1987-1989), or Girl Friday, a comedy conceived, written, and directed by, and starring Lea, which won the 1989 Golden Gull for Best Comedy Group in Provincetown, her hometown. You may have seen her show Lesbo-a-GoGo or caught her chatting, late-night, on Arsenio.
Lea's high-octane delivery, her gifts at spontaneous repartee, ...
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