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I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.
~By Mark Haddon ~


I'm in a little bit of a different situation, because working in the business that I do and living in the city that I live in, I haven't had a problem with people who are gay. Since I was 10 I've been working alongside them, and some of my best friends are gay.
~By Jason Bateman ~


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


New Jersey is the first state in the country to agree to treat gay and unmarried couples the same as married couples.
~By Michael Adams ~


I think my election is one of several indications that gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things. I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church.
~By Gene Robinson ~


My mother thought me being gay was a death sentence.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


I think that the longer I look good, the better gay men feel.
~By Cher ~


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 ~


Just because you are out doesn't make you the poster boy for the gay community.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


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 ~


But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers?
~By James Thomson ~


One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


When it comes to two of the big social earthquakes in the last fifty years - which are the gay movement and the women's movement - I think there is a direct line from Kinsey to those.
~By Bill Condon ~


We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it's like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old - and that's the criterion by which I'll be selecting my judges.
~By Barack Obama ~


Many people secretly think that gays are a lot happier than they are, and want to punish them.
~By George Weinberg ~


I don't believe in organized religion - I dealt with them hand in hand, and a whole bunch of Catholic priests tried to molest me. Telling me I was gay and I should go home with them and stuff.
~By Jonathan Davis ~


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


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 ~


In my career, there have been three things that were challenging: playing gay; playing a Jewish woman; and playing Chekhov. The scariest part was playing Chekhov!
~By Bernadette Peters ~


I'm used to being in the minority. I'm a left-handed gay Jew. I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority.
~By Barney Frank ~


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 ~


The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being.
~By Florida Scott-Maxwell ~


Ultimately, love conquers all, and gay or straight, don't we all want to believe that? I would that if this was to happen to me, and one of my kids had come and told me he or she was gay, I would say: If that's the only way you can live, then I love you.
~By Paul Sorvino ~


I've done the gay, over-the-top guy. I want to jump into another show where I wear pants for the majority of the time.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


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 ~


Just by being out you're doing your part. It's like recycling. You're doing your part for the environment if you recycle; you're doing your part for the gay movement if you're out.
~By Martina Navratilova ~


I think the moral majority and religious right have been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America, and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going, 'Joe down the street is gay and he's a great guy.'
~By Jason Priestley ~


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


I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference.
~By Jill Bennett ~


I was raised thinking I'd burn in hell for being gay, but I didn't have a choice. It's just who I am.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


And the danger is - and it's happening - is we're seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people, young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV, which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain, it's frightening.
~By Elton John ~


You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender - people are people.
~By Judith Light ~


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


Judy Garland's father was gay. That seems to be the consensus. They left Minnesota and went to California because he got caught with some boy backstage.
~By Judy Davis ~


If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us.
~By Jane Rule ~


Honestly, if the worst these people can say about me is that I'm gay, then I think I'll be fine. I can handle it.
~By Zac Efron ~


Gay men in L.A. are all a bunch of tens looking for an eleven.
~By Zach Braff ~


Americans know as much about Canada as straight people do about gays. Americans arrive at the border with skis in July, and straight people think that being gay is just a phase. A very long phase.
~By Scott Thompson ~


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 ~


I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe and age should be role models for all children, and that means interacting with them.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


Sooner or later they are going to live in a New York City where gay marriage is not only legal, but it's common and they don't even notice.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell.
~By Stephen Colbert ~


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 ~


A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


My American gay audience have continued to dance and sing to the music I make in a way that straight Americans haven't. I am grateful to them for that.
~By George Michael ~


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 think knowing people by first names, not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about. Not being afraid. Fear is the enemy. I've always been comfortable with being gay.
~By Herb Ritts ~


My mom doesn't get the whole gay thing, but she loves me.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


When I was I younger I didn't want to be gay. Not because I was scared of the sexual thing; I didn't want to be a clone. Now this was in the late '70s.
~By Neil Tennant ~


It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life, my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. And knowing we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience.
~By Bernadette Peters ~


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


Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


And I'd like to believe that's true, you know, kind of showing gay people in this kind of light and - where it's not about that, it's just about the characters for the first time, like those shows were.
~By Sean Hayes ~


I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded by gay people quite early and frequently.
~By Judith Light ~


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 ~


Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
~By Malcolm Boyd ~


Yes, but I think if you look at it with a sort of gay sensibility and want everything to be positive about gay life, it could be interpreted as antigay.
~By John Schlesinger ~


They probably realized our interview would do more damage to their pro-"gay" piece - rather than help it.
~By Stephen Bennett ~


I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians.
~By Anne Rice ~


We had this party in New York, and there were a lot of gay men there dressed up as the characters. I showed up just looking like myself, but it was a real case of shame. They looked so fantastic. We could never quite live up to it.
~By Jennifer Saunders ~


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 ~


I'm sorry I'm not gay or Jewish, so I don't have a special interest group of journalists that support me.
~By Vincent Gallo ~


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


I consider myself gay because at the end of the night, that's who I want to cuddle with. But when I go out, I go to straight clubs.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


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 ~


An awful lot of gay pop stars pretend to be straight. I'm going to start a movement of straight pop stars pretending to be gay.
~By Robbie Williams ~


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 ~


I know a lot of gay males who I work with that are fantastic people and I love hanging out with them. But because I hang out and bring gay men into my life, does that mean that I'm gay? I promise you that I very much love women.
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


The two hot issues are the gay issue and the abortion issue. These are the two defining issues in the evangelical community these days. I'm sure that these hot buttons will be pushed, time and time again.
~By Tony Campolo ~


Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!
~By Ben Affleck ~


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 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 ~


People have often asked if I'm gay because I don't go out of my way to spit and scratch and give people attitude.
~By Jason Bateman ~


I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.
~By Joe Rogan ~


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 ~


Gay people got a right to be as miserable as everybody else.
~By Chris Rock ~


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 ~


Coming out to gays is a way of affirming sanity and self-worth.
~By George Weinberg ~


Trust me, if I were gay I'd be getting more action than I'm getting now.
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


Everyone has people in their lives that are gay, lesbian or transgender or bisexual. They may not want to admit it, but I guarantee they know somebody.
~By Billie Jean King ~


It would have been convenient to be gay. Just because of the grooming, the narcissism, stuff like that. But I have this kind of roaring heterosexuality. Traditional, uncomplicated heterosexuality, an almost cliched Robin Askwith thing.
~By Russell Brand ~


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 think, with the gay liberation movement has had need for heroes and heroines, and it would be rather nice to have Abraham Lincoln as your poster boy, wouldn't it?
~By David Herbert Donald ~


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


I started being really proud of the fact that I was gay even though I wasn't.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


I'm straight and I have a lot of gay friends.
~By Laura Innes ~


From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
~By Howard Dean ~


We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries.
~By Pete Coors ~


It's only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
~By Ian Mckellen ~


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


If people are going to complain about stereotyping, it's as likely to be Italian-Americans as gay people.
~By Jason Bateman ~


I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


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'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be. For that I have no apologies.
~By Tommy Kirk ~


First, I used some of my own experiences and observations from attending a public high school. Secondly, I joined in some Internet chat rooms for gays and lesbians.
~By Ellen Muth ~


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 ~


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 ~


Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay, their credit is naught, go they ever so gay.
~By Thomas Tusser ~


As a gay Jewish white South African, I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are, what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are.
~By Antony Sher ~

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January 26 ,2023
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