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It wouldn't have mattered to my mother if I married a black, was gay, lived in a commune or wore a dress.
~By George Weinberg ~


He comes to London and gets a job in a nightclub, a gay club, where he's known as Straight Dave by the bar staff - and no one believes he's as straight as he claims to be. He meets the daughter of the club manager, and he has an affair with her.
~By Neil Tennant ~


I've become this sort of icon for the gay community. I don't like the position.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


I am not sure how much I would like being married if I wasn't married to him. A man who likes flea markets and isn't gay? I knew I was lucky.
~By Lynda Barry ~


I am a Colorado native, and, no, I did not vote for the anti-gay amendment or the same-sex marriage ban, and I am not a member of a militia.
~By Connie Willis ~


If you are a gay couple living in Alabama, you know one thing: your family has no standing under the law; and it can and will be violated by strangers.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does.
~By Phil McGraw ~


I've never really worked on them. Just once in a while one hits me and makes me laugh. My Al Gore was sort of like a gay Gomer Pyle.
~By Dana Carvey ~


I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into an alleyway and lost him.
~By Emo Philips ~


As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas - a couple of truck drivers who drove around together - who loved it. It's popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight. It's just about who you love. Gender has very little to do with it.
~By Mia Kirshner ~


There are people that very strongly identify themselves as gay and then lesbian, and then I think there are a lot of people who are kind of some percentage or some version of that.
~By Michael Stipe ~


Without gay men, I am nothing.
~By Janice Dickinson ~


If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I'm unable to see it.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


We're not thought of in terms of color because we are entertainers. We are there to entertain you not because we are black, white, pink, or green or gay or straight or because we are Catholic or Protestant.
~By Eartha Kitt ~


I don't think any gay dude is gangsta, period.
~By Method Man ~


I would say that I'm a feminist theorist before I'm a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist.
~By Judith Butler ~


I think the fact that I'm so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn't be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman - I'll kiss a frog if you like.
~By Stephen Fry ~


This... there's nothing more difficult than this. Because we have really, truly good white people in important positions. And the fact of the matter is that there are a limited number of those positions. And unless we are conscious of the need to have more people of color, gays, other people in those positions we will not change the problem. We're in a position where you have to say who is going to step down so someone else can have power.
~By Mark Lloyd ~


If you had told me 28 years ago that the largest organization in the world touching the lives of gays and lesbians would be a church, I would not have believed you.
~By Troy Perry ~


I think also there was a lot of coming to terms with where I am in life, where I fit in as a gay man in America, and getting more comfortable with who I am.
~By Bob Mould ~


It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
~By Horace ~


I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial.
~By Jean O'Leary ~


Lesbians and gays... they still have to fight, even inside. It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


A lot of what used to be known as gay culture - broadly speaking, homoeroticism and being camp - has been brought into mainstream culture. I think we should be moving to an era where it's just sex.
~By Neil Tennant ~


No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.
~By David Copperfield ~


And I'm in favor of that because I have a gay son, who's a very successful theater designer.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


Valentino was apparently gay or bisexual. And his two lesbian wives. But without any question, he had sex with men. From choice. So he was one or the other.
~By Cesar Romero ~


I want to host a religious show. I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we'd have a great choir.
~By Kate Clinton ~


In my opinion it's not about gay or straight or bi, we're attracted to spirits, whatever body they're in. There are other reasons too, but that's how I see it.
~By Dana Plato ~


If I was 14 and knew some gay people, I wouldn't nearly have had the struggle I had. Our world is definitely changing.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities.
~By Mary Cheney ~


Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great.
~By George Weinberg ~


For as long as the power of America's diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, Muslim or gay, we still must overcome.
~By Ron Kind ~


People think they know who I am, because I've played so many very, very out gay men on stage, and they think that's me.
~By Nathan Lane ~


I've been looking forward to doing an album, but it's really sad to see how many doors have been closed because of the gay thing. I thought it was about the music.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long. I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don't make that mistake yourself. Life's too damn short.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they're entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration.
~By John Edwards ~


Remember that I was out of the closet at the age of sixteen. My parents knew I was gay; I'd had to tell them.
~By Boy George ~


They've said I'm gay, they've said everyone is gay. I personally don't believe in doing huge lawsuits about that stuff. Tom does. That's what he wants to do, that's what he's going to do. You do not tell Tom what to do. He is a force to be reckoned with.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures; pictures gay and pictures gloomy, all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them a richer and braver way to live.
~By Sean O'Casey ~


Joyce for all his devotion to his art, terrible in its austerity, was a lad born with a song on one side of him, a dance on the other; two gay guardian angels every human ought to have.
~By Sean O'Casey ~


I couldn't care less if someone is gay or straight.
~By Judith Light ~


I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.
~By Annie Lennox ~


A lot of people in my world - in the acting world - have either lost friends to Aids or live with HIV because its origin in our culture, in New York for instance, was in the gay community.
~By Emma Thompson ~


When you're a kid growing up, and you think you're gay, you know that you're different; you're often teased and it can really destroy your self-esteem. But sports can be great for building self-esteem.
~By Greg Louganis ~


Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have to time for the pitiful.
~By Sean O'Faolain ~


I knew that this was what I wanted to talk about on stage. There was no point being coy about it, or pretending that I wasn't gay. That was the substance of my whole act. If you took that away, there would be nothing left.
~By Julian Clary ~


I'm a very recent convert to the gay scene. I went to a party a couple of years ago and met a very nice man who took me under his wing and started taking me out to clubs. It was a revelation.
~By Matt Lucas ~


It's upsetting that it is such a big deal. I wish it weren't an issue all the time. It's funny that people say it's a departure, because I've been acting since I was a child. I've played three gay roles out of hundreds.
~By Randy Harrison ~


I didn't choose the fact that I was gay, but I did choose whether to live my life as a gay woman-that was the terrifying thing for me. Especially being a gay actress.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


I grew up in a family where many of our close friends were gay couples. As well as that, every man goes through a period of thinking they're attracted to another guy.
~By Jake Gyllenhaal ~


Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now.
~By Jerry Coleman ~


A gay man has no business leading on a heterosexual woman.
~By Lorna Luft ~


I'm all for guys being butch and guys being men. I identify with that and appreciate that. But if I'm going to stab my gay brother in the back who isn't butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate, what good is that?
~By Kyan Douglas ~


All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife.
~By Patricia Highsmith ~


I would advise any gay person that being out in the real sense can never happen too soon.
~By George Michael ~


Yeah, I had gay friends. The first thing I realized was that everybody's different, and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky.
~By Eric McCormack ~


I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.
~By Audre Lorde ~


I'm open-minded. I don't consider myself gay or hetero, I just am. I've had experiences all over the planet but it always comes down to just me, but I think at this point if I had an ongoing relationship I believe it would be with a man.
~By Dana Plato ~


To me, celebrity doesn't mean a whole lot unless you're willing to use it. So I wanted to use it in a different way, with my AIDS work, the human rights stuff for the gay and lesbian community and the speaking I do.
~By Judith Light ~


I'm not convinced about marriage. Divorce is so easy, and that fact that gay people are not allowed to marry takes much of the meaning out of it. Committing yourself to one person is sacred.
~By Natalie Portman ~


I notice that students, particularly for gay students, it's too easy to write about my last trick or something. It's not very interesting to the reader.
~By Thom Gunn ~


I am not bisexual. I am not gay. I have never had sex with men.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not. I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


I feel strongly for gay marriage to be accepted.
~By Bernadette Peters ~


I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we are looking at creating a whole new class of children from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State, on the taxpayers - the American people.
~By James Inhofe ~


Rock Hudson let his gay agent marry him off to his secretary because he didn't want people to get the right idea.
~By Anthony Perkins ~


I'm not gay, so I don't know much about Broadway musicals.
~By Norm MacDonald ~


Gay culture is surviving and thriving. Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.
~By Lance Loud ~


The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues. Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue, it's a religious issue.
~By Jim Wallis ~


Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive, is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples?
~By Ted Olson ~


You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
~By Adam Sandler ~


If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools.
~By Jim DeMint ~


I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
~By Debra Messing ~


I had heard before that there were rumors I was gay. It's funny. My cousin gets his hair cut at this place, and one of the guys there told him that Scott Wolf was gay. He didn't realize that he was my cousin.
~By Scott Wolf ~


I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I think there is a generation gap. I personally look forward to, as our generation becomes the leaders, you are gonna see a change, and I think hopefully gay marriage will be a part of that country.
~By Vanessa Kerry ~


I have a wife and a son, but the gay rumors have started. I guess it's a sign that I'm moving up the ladder.
~By Hugh Jackman ~


I graduated from high school in '62 and I didn't know any people who were gay. I'm sure there were people, but I didn't know any. For years and years, I guess, I was very uptight about being a gay actor. I thought it would make me less hirable.
~By John Glover ~


We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


A gay man can be friends with a straight man. That can happen.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


I think it's great now that we seem to be in an era where it's OK to be gay and I think that the society in North America has had more of a problem with it than any other society.
~By Jason Priestley ~


I would rather be known as 'Jim Kolbe, the trade expert in Congress who happens to be gay,' rather than 'Jim Kolbe, gay congressman from Arizona.'
~By Jim Kolbe ~


Gay icons usually have some tragedy in their lives, but I've only had tragic haircuts and outfits.
~By Kylie Minogue ~


During last night's debate, John Kerry and John Edwards were so friendly to each other some political experts think that they may end up running together. In fact Kerry and Edwards were so friendly, President Bush accused them of planning a gay marriage.
~By Conan O'Brien ~


I did a women's movie, and I'm not a woman. I did a gay movie, and I'm not gay. I learned as I went along.
~By Ang Lee ~


I've just found out there are pages on the internet dedicated to whether I'm gay or not.
~By Matthew Perry ~


I oppose a constitutional amendment against gay marriage.
~By Ed Case ~


Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colors that are but skin-deep.
~By Matthew Henry ~


The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer.
~By Julian Clary ~


Says he, 'I am a handsome man, but I'm a gay deceiver'.
~By George Colman ~


No, I've never thought that I was gay. And that's not something you think. It's something you know.
~By Robert Plant ~


I have a friend who is around my age, a little younger, and she's gay and came out to her own community when she was younger but not to her family and to the community at large.
~By Laura Innes ~


Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions. But when the words "gay marriage" are presented, they break 3-to-1 against it.
~By Dick Morris ~


One result of An American Family was that I became a gay role model.
~By Lance Loud ~


Deep down, my mom had long suspected I was gay... Much of her anger and hurt came from her sense of betrayal that she was the last to be told.
~By Chastity Bono ~

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