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It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore.
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.
What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great.
It wouldn't have mattered to my mother if I married a black, was gay, lived in a commune or wore a dress.
My dearest friend in the movement is Jack Nichols. If there were no such thing as gay or straight, we would still talk and share experiences till the end of time.
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.
I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us.
There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities.
I feel like in 10 or 15 years' time our children are going to look back and say, 'What? You were around when gay people weren't allowed to get married?'
I've had so many crushes on gay boys.
And I do - make no mistake, I am a Christian and I believe in God, and I don't believe he makes mistakes. So I don't believe that being gay is not a sin, and in fact it's how you're made.
I read my Bible and I pray and all of that. I really do. But at the same time, I don't think being gay is a sin. Period.
There's nothing wrong with being gay, but I'm not.
I'm sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they're doing what they're doing, but I do think that if you're gay you have a responsibility to come out.
Gay people - generally speaking - have a responsibility to our own community and to future generations of gay people to come out, if and when we feel that we can.
I trained as a ballet dancer and fell in love with Rudolf Nureyev; I thought him the most beautiful creature. My mum had to break it to me that not only was he gay, but he was dead.
Jessica Brown Findlay
We've got to deal with the fact that the church has been violently prejudiced against gay people. We've murdered them; we've burned them at the stake; we've run them out of town for something over which they have no control. And that's immoral.
John Shelby Spong
Inequality for gay and lesbian people is no longer a debatable issue in either church or state.
John Shelby Spong
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.
Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay.
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.
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.
Honestly, I'm cool with everyone, and people pick up on that. I'd say, 'I'm not gay, but it's all good.' It's kind of like going to Paris when you don't know the language; some Americans get into trouble over there, but I'm just like, 'Sorry, I don't speak French.'
I have a relative who is also gay. We can't help it if they were born that way.
When I got married, my mother was very surprised. She said: 'What on earth is going on? I thought you were gay?'
Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we're losing our individuality.
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.
I support allowing gay couples to marry because of - not in spite of - my values. And many of those values are the same ones deeply held by those who do not believe in gay marriage.
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