Gay Quotes And Sayings

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


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 ~


One of my favorite episodes was the one in which Homer grew hair. That was a very unique episode, since there was a gay secretary, but that wasn't even the issue of the show-the issue was Homer's image changing because he had hair.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


I'm not sure when I first knew that I was gay.
~By Mary Cheney ~


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


In the 1980s, there weren't a lot of role models for gay teenagers.
~By Mary Cheney ~


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 ~


I don't know of many evangelicals who want to deny gay couples their legal rights. However, most of us don't want to call it marriage, because we think that word has religious connotations, and we're not ready to see it used in ways that offend us.
~By Tony Campolo ~


We have many cases of men committing suicide rather than face their own individuality. I know of no case of a woman who committed suicide because she was gay.
~By George Weinberg ~


I am pleased now that I have lived in a gay as well as a religious ghetto, though it hasn't been very comfortable. Taken together, their limitations cancel each other out and I have seen the world more kindly and more honestly.
~By Lionel Blue ~


I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that's where us gay people come from... you heterosexuals.
~By Ellen DeGeneres ~


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 ~


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 ~


David Bowie and Boy George created a safely contained theatrical expression of gay style.
~By Lance Loud ~


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 ~


My gay audience has been with me from the beginning.
~By Kylie Minogue ~


I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
~By Barack Obama ~


Gay Liberation? I ain't against it, it's just that there's nothing in it for me.
~By Bette Davis ~


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 ~


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 ~


No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
~By Dick Morris ~


The most important thing for me was to never, ever, ever deny it. But I didn't really have the courage to talk about it. I was thinking, The people who need to know I'm gay know.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.
~By Robin Williams ~


I like to think that if I were gay I would be out. Rupert Everett-style.
~By Ben Affleck ~


I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full, rich life, and I am incidentally gay.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


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 ~


Straight people say, 'You know you're just gay,' and gay people say, 'You know you're just gay.' There is such a thing as bisexual!
~By Andy Dick ~


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


It was wrongly assumed that I wished to become some sort of leader among gay activists, whereas in reality I was happier to be a foot soldier.
~By Ian Mckellen ~


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 ~


It's better to be black than gay because when you're black you don't have to tell your mother.
~By Charles Pierce ~


I've had so many interviews where the last question is, Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay, but that I wasn't going to talk about it.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


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 ~


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


My cousins gay, he went to London only to find out that Big Ben was a clock.
~By Rodney Dangerfield ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


And I used to go the punk clubs such as a gay club in Poland Street that everyone would go to because it was the only place you could go to looking like that without getting beaten senseless.
~By Gary Numan ~


It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore.
~By Lance Loud ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists.
~By Harry Crosby ~


Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue.
~By Pam Grier ~


Marvin Gaye is one of my favorite revolutionaries. He spoke from his heart, his mind. That's what I want to do.
~By Erykah Badu ~


People have always said, are you gay? I've had a lot of that. But it's just not in me. I really like women a lot; I'm repulsed by men sexually.
~By Russell Brand ~


Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country. I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration, I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


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 ~


If I were gay, life would be a lot simpler. I'm kind of annoyed that I'm not.
~By Grace Slick ~


The big gay clubs like Heaven started having mixed nights in the late '80s.
~By Neil Tennant ~


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


Gay sex is a veritable breeding ground for disease.
~By Rod Parsley ~


When my brother-in-law, BIll Clinton, was elected, he had gay friends. That was a coming out.
~By Kate Clinton ~


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


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 ~


Yesterday Senator John Kerry changed his mind and now supports the ban on gay marriages. I'm telling you this guy has more positions than Paris Hilton.
~By David Letterman ~


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 ~


Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they're active and they talk about it.
~By Herbie Mann ~


They might have a long way to go before truly accepting gay people into their lives, but they have accepted the show into their living rooms each and every week.
~By Sean Hayes ~


I became the toast of London. A lot of people I met came from these really decadent families where the married men were gay and no one thought anything about it.
~By Robert Mapplethorpe ~


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


Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open, there's little evidence that society has become more open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.
~By Peter Bart ~


West Hollywood is predominantly gay, so every man that came into the grocery store was shopping for his boyfriend.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


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 ~


Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan.
~By Ouida ~


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


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 ~


When I was 15, I changed my name legally. I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay. Everything just didn't fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
~By Robert Burton ~


God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate!
~By Troy Perry ~


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 ~


Tom Cruise's attorney said he is going to sue anyone who claims he is gay. In a related story, Ricky Martin's attorney has been hospitalized for exhaustion.
~By Conan O'Brien ~


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


It wasn't a secret that I was gay. I'd come out to my parents during my junior year of high school, on the day that I also wrecked the family car.
~By Mary Cheney ~


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 would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community.
~By Audre Lorde ~


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 ~


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 ~


Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids.
~By Bill Maher ~


Lately, I've been a little sad that I'm not a gay man.
~By Gina Gershon ~


I was against gay marriage until I realized I didn't have to get one.
~By James Carville ~


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 ~


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 ~


In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc.
~By Edmund White ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I actually feel sorry for people who have a lot of illusions in their head about what gay is. I mean, I know some gay people who are really wonderful people.
~By Richard Chamberlain ~


I thought they were staring at me because I was gay. But it was because I was on the telly.
~By Julian Clary ~


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


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 ~


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


The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on.
~By Michael Huffington ~


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 ~

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