Singer Cyndi Lauper and comedienne
Margaret Cho cheered a federal judge's ruling that overturned
told gay glossy The Advocate that she was “glad” about
the ruling, but added that “this has been obvious [to me] for a
“I am sick of having to bend to
people's 'religious' views, especially when they are so hateful and
insane,” she said.
Cho married artist Al Ridenour in 2003,
but has also said she considers herself to be bisexual.
When people say they don't believe in
gay marriage because of their religious beliefs, Cho said she
responds with “fuck you.”
“We must have our rights. We must
have equality! Fuck them,” she said.
Rocker Cyndi Lauper said the ruling was
“a testament to the fundamentals on which this great country was
built and validates that the discrimination gay couples face must
come to an end.”
“This decision is a major step in the
right direction,” she added.
Both women have long advocated for gay
Lauper started the LGBT charity True
Colors Fund of Stonewall Community Foundation, which has raised
over $200,000 over the past 2 years for gay rights groups such as the
Human Rights Campaign and PFLAG, the support group for parents and
friends of gay men and lesbians.