Black gay comedian
McCormick takes his show "Joyful Noise" to the nation's capital and follows in footsteps of Wanda Sykes who, in April , reportedly became the first openly gay black comedian to headline the Howard Theatre. In a press release the comedian shared his goals for his latest comedy tour, saying, "I've been blessed to share the gifts and talents that I have been given, with the community. I also feel like in addition to creating more visibility of the LGBT community on stage, that we should also take these opportunities, to bring focus to the needs within our community. McCormick hopes his show will break down homophobic stereotypes and a portion of the proceeds from his tour will help LGBT homeless youth. His Washington, D.
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