Slutwalk protest planned for Bill Cosby show at the Lyric

The Baltimore chapter of the sexual-assault victim advocacy group SlutWalk plans to assemble a protest called "Your fame won't shame anymore!" at comedian Bill Cosby's performance on Friday night, according to Rachel Perry, who is the head of the local group. 

"We want to inform event attendees of who they are supporting," Perry said over a Facebook chat, "and to show the Modell Performing Arts Center [at the Lyric] that Baltimoreans do not want a man who has dozens and dozens of rape allegations performing in our city." 

SlutWalk plans to meet on the sidewalk on the Mount Royal Avenue side of the theater, according to Perry. Past rape allegations against Cosby resurfaced last October when comedian Hannibal Buress alluded to them during a routine, prompting more women to come forward. 

"We'd love for as many people to come as possibly can," Perry said. "There is strength in numbers."

More information about the protest is available here.

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