Last Page of Great Quotes!
"The opportunity to be threatened, humiliated and to live in fear of being beaten to death is the only 'special right' our culture bestows on homosexuals."
- Denver Post columnist Diane Carman
"We've had too many World AIDS Days."
- Richard Gere
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
- Oscar Wilde
"It's the life in your men. It's not the men in your life that count!"
- Mae West
"To a large segment of our society, gay people are viewed as sexual outlaws. ... God forbid a straight person should acknowledge that there are pleasures associated with their anus.
That's a big, big door that people don't want to open."
- Phil Hartman
"All that stuff about me and Bert? It's not true! We're both very happy, but we're not gay."
- Sesame Street puppet Ernie
"I'm very uncomfortable with the idea of vaginas. They bother me in the way that spiders bother some people."
- Boy George
"Men and women, women and men. It will never work!"
- Erica Jong
"If you gave me $1 million tomorrow and told me to promote homosexuality, I haven't the faintest idea what I would do. What do you do? Have a contest? Make up posters? Put ads on television? The notion of promoting homosexuality is preposterous. Our agenda is very simple: Please leave us alone. Please let us be what we want to be and live our lives with others."
- Gay U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass
"I want someone who can give me mind... as well as head."
- Robin Williams
"I don't look at sexual orientation as that big of a deal. It's just an orientation.""I absolutely believe in assimilation. I don't believe I'm any different from straight people. My wants and needs are the same as theirs."
- Gay activist-writer Chastity Bono
"When you think a little about it, it comes down to the idea of keeping a needless secret. You're just hurting yourself. Coming out publicly turned out to be the best thing I ever did, from a personal and a professional standpoint. I feel that there's nothing I can't do now."
- British actor Sir Ian McKellen
"The most important political step that any gay man or lesbian can take is to come out of the closet...
It's been proven that it is easier to hate us and to fear us if you can't see us."
- Amanda Bearse
"What are you trying to protect heterosexual marriages from? There isn't a limited amount of love in Iowa. It isn't a non-renewable resource. If Amy and Barbara or Mike and Steve love each other, it doesn't mean that John and Mary can't."
- From a speech delivered on the floor of the Iowa House by state Rep. Ed Fallon
"The gay label doesn't really bother me, as long as it's just not something that is restrictive. I just don't think one should live one's life as a gay man. I don't think that sexuality necessarily implies a life style package that comes with it."
-The Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant