Quotations on Gay

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New Jersey is the first state in the country to agree to treat gay and unmarried couples the same as married couples.
- Michael Adams
(Keywords: Country, First, Gay, State)

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.
- Lynda Barry
(Keywords: Being, Gay, Man)

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.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Society, Gay, Open)

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.
- Jason Bateman
(Keywords: Business, People, Friends, Gay, Living)

By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy.
- Jason Bateman
(Keywords: Conversation, Gay, Idiots)

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.
- Jill Bennett
(Keywords: People, Hope, Day, Difference, Gay, Projects, Want, Will)

I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perplexed by my own sexuality. I was gay.
- Lionel Blue
(Keywords: Being, Gay, Open, Sexuality)

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.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Economics, Gay, Lesbian, Today)

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.
- Chastity Bono
(Keywords: Anger, Mom, Betrayal, Deep, Gay, Hurt, Sense)

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.
- Malcolm Boyd
(Keywords: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage.
- Corrine Brown
(Keywords: Marriage, Gay, Support)

For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
- Tammy Bruce
(Keywords: Death, Civil rights, Gay, Wrong)

What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
- Robert Burton
(Keywords: Nature, Life, Love, Gay, Night, Summer, Sun)

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.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Time, Abortion, Community, Gay, Will)

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.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Legal, Marriage, Rights, Gay, Religious, Want, Word)

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.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Men, Women, Gay, Hate, President, states, United)

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.
- Dan Castellaneta
(Keywords: Favorite, Gay, Hair)

There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities.
- Mary Cheney
(Keywords: People, Gay, states, United)

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.
- Mary Cheney
(Keywords: Car, Family, Day, Gay, Parents, School)

The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer.
- Julian Clary
(Keywords: Time, Affection, Gay, Public, Right)

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.
- Julian Clary
(Keywords: Act, Being, Gay, Nothing, Talk)

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.
- Kate Clinton
(Keywords: People, Conservative, Gay, Republican)

There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell.
- Stephen Colbert
(Keywords: Being, Friends, Gay, Hell, Nothing, Wrong)

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.
- Bill Condon
(Keywords: Women, Gay, Years)

When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls.
- Art Cooper
(Keywords: Women, Impression, Being, Boys, Fact, First, Gay, Girls)

No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.
- David Copperfield
(Keywords: Choices, Gay, Hair, Self, Trying)

From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: God, Thought, People, Gay, Homosexuality, Religious, Sin)

If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't mean I'm gay.
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Keywords: Friends, Gay, Party, Want)

Without gay men, I am nothing.
- Janice Dickinson
(Keywords: Men, Gay, Nothing)

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.
- John Edwards
(Keywords: Work, Adoption, Benefits, Gay, Judgment, Lesbian, Partnership, Respect)

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.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Peace, Work, Heart, Gay, Man)

I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love.
- Siobhan Fahey
(Keywords: Love, People, Gay, Sense, Sensibility)

My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom, dignity, and respect.
- John Fisher
(Keywords: People, Dignity, Freedom, Gay, Lesbian, Mission, Respect, World)

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.
- Barney Frank
(Keywords: Being, Gay, Majority, Minority)

I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
- Kinky Friedman
(Keywords: Marriage, Gay, Rest, Right, Support)

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.
- Stephen Fry
(Keywords: Kiss, Fact, Gay, Woman)

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.
- Boy George
(Keywords: Age, Gay, Parents)

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.
- John Glover
(Keywords: Thought, People, Actor, Being, Gay, School, Years)

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.
- Pam Grier
(Keywords: Religion, Bible, Conflict, Debate, Gay, State)

Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay.
- Pam Grier
(Keywords: Sex, People, Gay, Relationships, Saying, Today)

I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay - nurses, hairdressers, designers - people who just had a different way about themselves.
- Pam Grier
(Keywords: People, Community, Country, Force, Gay, Nurses, World)

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.
- Thom Gunn
(Keywords: First, Gay, Teachers, Teaching)

A gay man can be friends with a straight man. That can happen.
- Steve Guttenberg
(Keywords: Friends, Gay, Man)

One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time.
- Jasmine Guy
(Keywords: Time, Love, Gay, Pride)

I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations.
- Jasmine Guy
(Keywords: Love, Rights, Gay, Lesbian, Public, Rest, Songs, Support)

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.
- Jake Gyllenhaal
(Keywords: Family, Friends, Gay, Man, Thinking)

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.
- Mark Haddon
(Keywords: Hope, Being, Gay, Writer, Writing)

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.
- Sean Hayes
(Keywords: People, Gay, Living)

But when I did think about it and looked at the whole package - the producers behind the show, the writers, the cast I would be working with - I would have been a fool to turn it down just because the role for me was another gay role.
- Sean Hayes
(Keywords: Fool, Gay, Writers)

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.
- Sean Hayes
(Keywords: Time, People, First, Gay, Light)



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