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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 ~


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


Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out is the biggest way that gay people can change perception. There are people that give millions of dollars to gay organizations but are closeted to their own families.
~By Jill Bennett ~


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 ~


There are brilliant out lesbians and gay men and bisexuals and transgendered people and heterosexuals keeping the fire of change alive. Not a day goes by when I don't feel grateful to them for their work.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


We hope we are moving toward a world where sexual orientation is not an issue, because we hate the idea of a gay ghetto. I think that it's a real shame that people become restricted by their sexuality or define their whole lives by their sexuality.
~By Neil Tennant ~


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


A lot of attention has been going to social values - abortion, gay rights, other divisive issues - but economic values are equally important.
~By Robert Reich ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


To me, if a heterosexual has a right to do it, then I have a right to do it. And if it's important to the gay youth - who are now setting the agenda - then its important to me.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


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


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 ~


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


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


The homosexual community wants me to be gay. The heterosexual community wants me to be straight. Every writer thinks, I'm the journalist who's going to make him talk. I pray for them. I pray that they get a life and stop living mine!
~By Ricky Martin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we're losing our individuality.
~By Boy George ~


A lot of my friends are club people. It's not me. It's funny to represent that, because it's not me. I don't fit into a gay club setting. It's just ironic that I represent that somehow.
~By Randy Harrison ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I extend that to the abortion issue, I extend that to the so-called gay rights issue, I think this is a freedom principle and consistent with the analysis in the economic area as well.
~By William Weld ~


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 ~


I don't know what would have been worse: If Mira had come home one day to say she was gay or an actress.
~By Paul Sorvino ~


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


But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


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 ~


To hang out in a gay bar or put on a sequined halter top makes me feel like a total person.
~By Dennis Rodman ~


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


As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight to see us neat and cleanly, fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to the heighth of her estate, but not beyond it.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


We really got a lot of very conservative gay people. You could look at the figures from the last election and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican.
~By Kate Clinton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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'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 ~


We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.
~By Barack Obama ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


These names: gay, queer, homosexual are limiting. I would love to finish with them. We're going to have to decide which terms to use and where we use them. For me to use the word "queer" is a liberation; it was a word that frightened me, but no longer.
~By Derek Jarman ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


All over the country, they're reading about me, and the story doesn't center on me being gay. It's just about a gay person who is doing his job.
~By Harvey Milk ~


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 ~


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, 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


A lot of gay men have a lot of sex. That's what we do. But I've stopped all that-the revolving door into my bedroom. Promiscuity. That was of its day, really.
~By Julian Clary ~


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 ~


When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958, I could not announce that I was gay to anybody, though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew.
~By Thom Gunn ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I condemn the national gay press for its emphasis on consumerism.
~By Harry Hay ~


I am a gay American.
~By James McGreevey ~


I knew that I was gay, I knew it. I just couldn't see myself as a gay woman, even though that's where my heart was.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


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 ~

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