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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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


There are some people that the press like to pick on and not just the gay press, but the press in general. And some people, the press just doesn't care about at all.
~By Nathan Lane ~


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 ~


The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun.
~By Christian Siriano ~


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


Our intention is to really explore this transition and, beyond that, explore the particular things that someone comes up against when they're gay or lesbian.
~By Laura Innes ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Lord is my Shepherd and he knows I'm gay.
~By Troy Perry ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Gayness is a non-issue.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


I had a hell of a time convincing people I was gay - which was so annoying!
~By Portia de Rossi ~


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


Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay.
~By Pam Grier ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't mean I'm gay.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


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 ~


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 ~


Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics. There are social cross-currents. We see failed marriages. But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


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


The writers have slowly taken the show, with subjects other gay shows have dived right into, slowly. It was over a year before Will even started to date.
~By Sean Hayes ~


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 ~


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


There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around this church who are gay and lesbian, some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected.
~By Gene Robinson ~


If people think I am gay, yeah, hey that doesn't bother me. Not at all. What would people think? To me I am such a heterosexual guy. It doesn't even, I don't even think about it.
~By Jason Priestley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


This record has a lot of influences that I'd love to cover, like Marvin Gaye and Earth, Wind and Fire. Maybe I'll do some covers of my major influences during my live show.
~By Jon Secada ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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'm trying to appeal to the disenfranchised everybody, not just specifically gay.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.
~By Little Richard ~


I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people.
~By Richard Pryor ~


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 ~


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 ~


Exactly Straight women who surround themselves only with gay men or white people who refuse any other race into their circles are unhealthy and it has more to do with one's individual fear and individual closets.
~By Judith Light ~


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


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 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 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 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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings.
~By Lance Loud ~


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 ~

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