Traian Basescu - New Jersey is the first state in the country to agree to treat gay and unmarried couples the same as married couples.
[ Agree Country Couples First Gay Jersey Married New Same State Treat Unmarried]
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Shirley Booth - I like to think that if I were gay I would be out. Rupert Everett-style.
[ Gay Out Rupert Think Were Would]
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Anita Borg - Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!
[ Been Gay Hasn Knock Marriage Out Thing Yourselves]
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Bob Odenkirk - My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
[ Apparel Because Emphasis Gays Greater Hope Just Military Running Then War Will World Would]
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Dave Parnas - 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.
[ Am Being Flea Gay Him How Knew Likes Lucky Man Markets Married Much Sure Would]
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Tom Perkins - 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.
[ Attitudes Basic Become Certainly Cozy Emerging Entertainers Evidence Feel Gay Into Lifestyles Little More Moved Open Should Society Though Underground Velvet]
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Ayn Rand - 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.
[ Conversation Definition Find Gay Great Guy Heterosexual Idiots Macho Nine Out Plenty See Smart Times]
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John Randolph - 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.
[ Alongside Because Been Best Bit Business City Different Friends Gay Had Haven Little Live Living Problem Since Situation Some Them Working]
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William Randolph - If people are going to complain about stereotyping, it's as likely to be Italian-Americans as gay people.
[ Complain Gay Going Likely Stereotyping]
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Otto Rank - 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.
[ Asked Attitude Because Gay Give Go Often Out Scratch Spit Way]
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Ed Sullivan - 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.
[ Better Day Difference Films Gay Hope Involved Kind Make Myself Out Projects Really Start Things Want Will]
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James Sullivan - 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.
[ Actress Being Biggest Change Dollars Families Feel Gay Give Millions Organizations Out Outside Own Perception Their Way]
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Joan Sutherland - They probably realized our interview would do more damage to their pro-"gay" piece - rather than help it.
[ Damage Gay Help Interview More Our Piece Probably Rather Realized Than Their Would]
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George Herbert Walker - I'm trying to appeal to the disenfranchised everybody, not just specifically gay.
[ Appeal Disenfranchised Everybody Gay Just Specifically Trying]
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Jerry Jeff Walker - I've become this sort of icon for the gay community. I don't like the position.
[ Become Community Gay Icon Position Sort]
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- I am pleased now that I have lived in a gay as well as a religious ghetto, though it hasn't been very comfortable. Taken together, their limitations cancel each other out and I have seen the world more kindly and more honestly.
[ Am Been Cancel Comfortable Each Gay Ghetto Hasn Honestly Kindly Limitations Lived More Now Other Out Pleased Religious Seen Taken Their Though Together Very Well World]
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- I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perplexed by my own sexuality. I was gay.
[ Being Breakdown Certainly Edge Gay Nervous Open Own Perplexed Sexuality Something]
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- 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.
[ Attack Citizens Economics Failed Gay Lesbian Marriages Our See Social Strain Terms Today Under]
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- 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.
[ Anger Betrayal Came Deep Down Gay Had Her Hurt Last Long Mom Much Sense She Suspected Told]
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- 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.
[ Angeles Cathedral Center Community Computer Days Drive Episcopal Especially Five Friends Gay Good Home Los Men Nurtured Office Our Presence Sense Several Week Where Women Wonderful Younger]
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- Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches.
[ Always Churches Dominated Gays History Life Religious Through Yet]
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- Gay men in L.A. are all a bunch of tens looking for an eleven.
[ Bunch Eleven Gay Looking Men Tens]
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- 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.
[ Almost Because Been Cliched Convenient Gay Grooming Heterosexuality Just Kind Narcissism Roaring Robin Stuff Thing Traditional Would]
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- People have always said, are you gay? I've had a lot of that. But it's just not in me. I really like women a lot; I'm repulsed by men sexually.
[ Always Gay Had Just Lot Men Really Repulsed Said Sexually Women]
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- I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage.
[ Amendment Constitutional Gay Marriage Prohibit Support]
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- For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
[ Began Ceased Civil Death Enough Establishment Gaining Gay Right Rights Wrong]
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- What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
[ Gay Life Love Morning Nature Night Summer Sun Wanting Without]
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- I would say that I'm a feminist theorist before I'm a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist.
[ Before Feminist Gay Lesbian Queer Say Theorist Would]
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- 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.
[ Because Call Couples Deny Evangelicals Gay However Know Legal Many Marriage Most Offend Ready Religious Rights See Their Think Us Used Want Ways Word]
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- 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.
[ Abortion Again Buttons Community Days Defining Evangelical Gay Hot Issue Issues Pushed Sure These Time Two Will]
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- 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.
[ Become Clear Gay Hate Make Men Must Platform President States United Way Women]
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- I've never really worked on them. Just once in a while one hits me and makes me laugh. My Al Gore was sort of like a gay Gomer Pyle.
[ Al Gay Gore Hits Just Laugh Makes Never Once Really Sort Them While Worked]
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- I was against gay marriage until I realized I didn't have to get one.
[ Against Gay Get Marriage Realized Until]
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- I oppose a constitutional amendment against gay marriage.
[ Against Amendment Constitutional Gay Marriage Oppose]
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- 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.
[ Because Changing Episode Episodes Even Favorite Gay Grew Had Hair Homer Image Issue Secretary Since Unique Very Which]
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- 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.
[ Beyond Cleanly Costly Delight Did Estate Fine Garments Gay Her Maintaining Mother Neat Only Our Rich See Us]
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- I actually feel sorry for people who have a lot of illusions in their head about what gay is. I mean, I know some gay people who are really wonderful people.
[ Actually Feel Gay Head Illusions Know Lot Mean Really Some Sorry Their Wonderful]
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- I'm not sure when I first knew that I was gay.
[ First Gay Knew Sure]
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- In the 1980s, there weren't a lot of role models for gay teenagers.
[ Gay Lot Models Role Teenagers Weren]
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- 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.
[ Also Car Come Day During Family Gay High Junior Out Parents School Secret Wrecked Year]
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- There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities.
[ Celebrities Gay Including Millions States United Well-Known]
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- I think that the longer I look good, the better gay men feel.
[ Better Feel Gay Good Longer Look Men Think]
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- 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.
[ Bedroom Day Door Gay Into Lot Men Promiscuity Really Revolving Sex Stopped]
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- 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.
[ Act Away Being Gay Knew Left Nothing Point Pretending Stage Substance Talk Took Wanted Whole Would]
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- I live in a kind of gay bubble. I live in a gay house, I drive a gay car. I eat gay food.
[ Bubble Car Drive Eat Food Gay House Kind Live]
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- I thought they were staring at me because I was gay. But it was because I was on the telly.
[ Because Gay Staring Telly Thought Were]
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- The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer.
[ Affection Always Entertainer Entertainers Gay Had Out Public Right Time]
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- 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.
[ Choir Clock Gay Get Good Great Host Morning Nobody Our Own Preach Preachers Really Religious Should Show Some Spot Sunday Sure Think Want Wanting Will]
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- 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.
[ Conservative Could Election Figures Gay Got Last Look Lot Movement Realize Really Republican Third Very Voted]
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- When my brother-in-law, BIll Clinton, was elected, he had gay friends. That was a coming out.
[ Bill Brother-In-Law Clinton Coming Elected Friends Gay Had Out]
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- I started being really proud of the fact that I was gay even though I wasn't.
[ Being Even Fact Gay Proud Really Started Though]
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- There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell.
[ Being Friends Gay Going Hell Nothing Plenty Wrong]
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- Says he, 'I am a handsome man, but I'm a gay deceiver'.
[ Am Deceiver Gay Handsome Man Says]
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- 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.
[ Big Comes Direct Earthquakes Fifty Gay Kinsey Last Line Movement Social Think Those Two Which Women Years]
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- 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.
[ Always Beautiful Being Boys Cover Editing Fact Female First Gave Gay Girls Gq Impression Magazine Models More Much Started Than Were Women]
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- We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries.
[ Airplanes Available Benefits Breweries Demonstrate Fly Gays Got Just Long-Term Make Marriages Productive Relationships Same-Sex Some Work Working]
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- No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.
[ Am Choices Clothing Down Ever Gay Guy Hair Live Made Self-Respecting Some Still Trying Would]
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- I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists.
[ Again Ankles Around Asked Chains Forge Gathered Gay Golden Our Ribbons Tie Together Two Village Waists Wind World]
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- My cousins gay, he went to London only to find out that Big Ben was a clock.
[ Ben Big Clock Cousins Find Gay London Only Out Went]
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- Gay nightclubs offer better dance music.
[ Better Dance Gay Music Nightclubs Offer]
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- Gay Liberation? I ain't against it, it's just that there's nothing in it for me.
[ Against Gay Just Liberation Nothing]
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- 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.
[ Believe Bunch Catholic Dealt Gay Go Hand Home Molest Organized Priests Religion Should Stuff Telling Them Tried Whole]
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- 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.
[ Backstage Because Boy California Caught Consensus Father Garland Gay Got Judy Left Minnesota Seems Some Went]
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- From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
[ Created Gay God Had Homosexuality Point Religious Sin Thought View Would]
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- I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that's where us gay people come from... you heterosexuals.
[ Around Come Gay Heterosexuals Raised Us Where]
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- If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools.
[ Gay Person Public Publicly Schools Should Teaching Wants]
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- Lesbians and gays... they still have to fight, even inside. It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted.
[ Accepted Even Fight Gays Inside Lesbians Seem Simple Still]
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- If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't mean I'm gay.
[ Few Friends Gay Go Male Mean Party Want]
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- Straight people say, 'You know you're just gay,' and gay people say, 'You know you're just gay.' There is such a thing as bisexual!
[ Bisexual Gay Just Know Say Straight Such Thing]
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- Without gay men, I am nothing.
[ Am Gay Men Nothing Without]
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- 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?
[ Abraham Boy Gay Had Heroes Heroines Liberation Lincoln Movement Need Nice Poster Rather Think Would Your]
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- 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?
[ Acts Appreciate Back Being Bit Brother Butch Effeminate Gay Going Good Guys Identify Little Maybe Men More Stab]
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- It's not being marketed as a gay show by a gay person. It's just Ellen DeGeneres.
[ Being Ellen Gay Just Marketed Person Show]
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- 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.
[ Adoption Benefits Comes Couples Deserve Done Entitled Fairly Gay Gays Immigration Judgment Lesbian Lesbians Much Partnership Respect Treat Treated Work]
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- Honestly, if the worst these people can say about me is that I'm gay, then I think I'll be fine. I can handle it.
[ Fine Gay Handle Honestly Say Then These Think Worst]
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- I am not gay, I just like pearls.
[ Am Gay Just Pearls]
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- 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.
[ Best Done Gay Give Heart Him His Into Man Otherwise Peace Put Relieved Said Shall Work]
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- I have hardly any friends who aren't gay.
[ Any Friends Gay Hardly]
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- I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love.
[ Camp Gay Humour Icons Love Naturally Sense Sensibility]
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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.
[ Agenda Gay Heterosexual Important Now Right Setting Then Youth]
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- 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.
[ Always Been Celebrate Dignity Equal Freedom Gay Guess Kind Lesbian Mission Respect Where World]
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- 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.
[ Any Automatically Being Felt Gay Jew Left-Handed Majority Member Minority Never Used]
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- I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
[ Believe Gay Marriage Miserable Rest Right Support Us]
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- 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.
[ Convincing Difficult Fact Frog Gay Kiss Known Makes Relationship Screen Think Very Well Woman]
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- I'm sorry I'm not gay or Jewish, so I don't have a special interest group of journalists that support me.
[ Gay Group Interest Jewish Journalists Sorry Special Support]
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- Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we're losing our individuality.
[ Gay Individuality Looks Losing Movement Now Our Part Worries]
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- 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.
[ Age Closet Gay Had Knew Out Parents Remember Sixteen Tell Them]
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- Lately, I've been a little sad that I'm not a gay man.
[ Been Gay Lately Little Man Sad]
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- 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.
[ Actor Any Being Gay Graduated Guess High Know Less Make School Sure Thought Uptight Very Were Would Years]
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- I meet a lot of young people in the Midwest, and I saw what a difference a show like In the Life can make to their lives in some of these small towns where, you know, there are probably two gay people in the whole damn town.
[ Damn Difference Gay Know Life Lives Lot Make Meet Midwest Probably Saw Show Small Some Their These Town Towns Two Where Whole Young]
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- 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.
[ Air Brat Community Country Designers Different Force Gay Had Just Lived Nurses Over Themselves Way Were World]
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- 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.
[ Already Because Before Bible Conflict Dealing Debate Even Gay Going Hits Issue Oh Religion Separate State Supposed]
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- Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay.
[ Engaging Gay Many Relationships Same Saying Sex Today]
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- 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.
[ Easy Gay Interesting Last Notice Particularly Reader Something Students Too Trick Very Write]
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- It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!
[ Being Certain Change Closet Department Difficult English Fame Gay Having Minor Out Poet Proud Retired Satisfactory Teacher Time Very]
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- 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.
[ Announce Anybody Berkeley Could Fellow Few First Gay Knew Probably Quite Started Teachers Teaching Though]
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- A gay man can be friends with a straight man. That can happen.
[ Friends Gay Happen Man Straight]
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- I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations.
[ Am Gay Going Lesbian Love Matter Public Relations Rest Rights Sing Songs Support]
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- 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.
[ Bigotry Brave Care Confront Enough Gay Married Mostly Much Notice Straight]
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- One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time.
[ Ball Disco Game Gay Lost Love Pride Rally Soft Time]
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- 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.
[ Alive Brilliant Change Day Feel Fire Gay Goes Grateful Heterosexuals Keeping Lesbians Men Out Their Them Work]
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- 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.
[ Another Attracted Close Couples Every Family Friends Gay Goes Grew Guy Man Many Our Period Thinking Through Up Well Were Where]
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- 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.
[ Admit Away Become Being Come Decide Deciding Dentist Finally Gay Hope Out Postman Remember Runs Writer Writing]
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- 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.
[ Because Club Fit Friends Funny Gay Into Ironic Just Lot Represent Setting Somehow]
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- 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.
[ Acting Because Been Big Child Deal Departure Funny Gay Hundreds Issue Out Played Roles Say Since Such Three Time Upsetting Weren Wish]
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- I condemn the national gay press for its emphasis on consumerism.
[ Condemn Consumerism Emphasis Gay National Press]
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- 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.
[ Believe Characters First Gay Just Kind Know Light Showing Shows Those Time True Were Where]
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- 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.
[ Another Because Been Behind Cast Did Down Fool Gay Just Looked Package Producers Role Show Think Turn Whole Working Would Writers]
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- 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.
[ Before Date Even Gay Into Other Over Right Show Shows Slowly Started Subjects Taken Will Writers Year]
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- 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.
[ Accepted Accepting Before Each Every Gay Go Into Lives Living Long Might Rooms Show Their Truly Way Week]
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- Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colors that are but skin-deep.
[ Colors Comes Dangerous Fine Gay Many Temptation Us]
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- Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep.
[ Colours Comes Dangerous Fine Gay Many Temptation Us]
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- 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.
[ Appreciates Bed Books Department Gay Good His Later Looks Makes Married Men Other Ripley Saying Sex Strong Think True Very Wife]
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- It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
[ Foolishly Gay Good Once Thing While]
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- The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on.
[ Blacks Forth Gays Hispanics Lincoln Out Party Reaching Should]
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- Homophobia is gay.
[ Gay Homophobia]
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- 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.
[ American Children Class Completely Could Creating Dependent End Gay Looking Marriages Misplaced New Our Priorities State Taxpayers These Think Up Whole]
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- I have a friend who is around my age, a little younger, and she's gay and came out to her own community when she was younger but not to her family and to the community at large.
[ Age Around Came Community Family Friend Gay Her Large Little Out Own She Younger]
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- I'm straight and I have a lot of gay friends.
[ Friends Gay Lot Straight]
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- 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.
[ Against Beyond Comes Explore Gay Intention Lesbian Our Particular Really Someone Things Transition Up]
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- I have a wife and a son, but the gay rumors have started. I guess it's a sign that I'm moving up the ladder.
[ Gay Guess Ladder Moving Rumors Sign Son Started Up Wife]
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- 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.
[ Decide Finish Frightened Gay Going Homosexual Liberation Limiting Longer Love Names Queer Terms Them These Use Where Which Word Would]
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- It never occurred to me that I needed to say that I was gay. I simply am. Anyone who knows me or who's been around me ten minutes knows it too.
[ Am Anyone Around Been Gay Knows Minutes Needed Never Occurred Say Simply Ten Too]
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- And the danger is - and it's happening - is we're seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people, young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV, which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain, it's frightening.
[ Amongst Big Britain Catching Country Danger Educated Far Frightening Gay Happening Heterosexual Hiv Incredibly Know Rise Seeing Which Young]
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- 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.
[ Becomes Change Country Forward Gap Gay Generation Gonna Hopefully Leaders Look Marriage Our Part Personally See Think Will]
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- If I talk to a girl, it's assumed that I'm having a scene with her. If I don't, then it's assumed that I'm gay.
[ Assumed Gay Girl Having Her Scene Talk Then]
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- They've said I'm gay, they've said everyone is gay. I personally don't believe in doing huge lawsuits about that stuff. Tom does. That's what he wants to do, that's what he's going to do. You do not tell Tom what to do. He is a force to be reckoned with.
[ Believe Does Doing Everyone Force Gay Going Huge Lawsuits Personally Reckoned Said Stuff Tell Tom Wants]
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- 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.
[ Acts Against America Asian Because Black Diminished Discrimination Diversity Gay Hispanic Jewish Just Long Muslim Must Overcome Power Still Violence]
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- Everyone has people in their lives that are gay, lesbian or transgender or bisexual. They may not want to admit it, but I guarantee they know somebody.
[ Admit Bisexual Everyone Gay Guarantee Know Lesbian Lives May Somebody Their Transgender Want]
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- I'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be. For that I have no apologies.
[ Apologies Ashamed Been Being Gay Never Will]
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- 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.
[ Approach Being Character Gay Gender Just Little Love Straight Very Way]
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- 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.
[ Because Black Catholic Color Entertain Entertainers Gay Green Pink Protestant Straight Terms Thought White]
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- There are a lot of gay people in fashion, but it's not as if every gay person is a great creator.
[ Creator Every Fashion Gay Great Lot Person]
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- There's an awareness of fashion in this country, and it's not limited to gay people.
[ Awareness Country Fashion Gay Limited]
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- 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.'
[ Arizona Congress Congressman Expert Gay Happens Jim Known Rather Than Trade Would]
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- People think they know who I am, because I've played so many very, very out gay men on stage, and they think that's me.
[ Am Because Gay Know Many Men Out Played Stage Think Very]
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- 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.
[ Care Gay General Just Pick Press Some]
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- I am not bisexual. I am not gay. I have never had sex with men.
[ Am Bisexual Gay Had Men Never Sex]
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- 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.
[ Along Did Gay Learned Movie Went Woman Women]
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- I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.
[ Although Background Been Being Belongs Community Consider Counts Cultural Everywhere Fabric Find Gay Human May Music Myself Nowhere Outsider Part Say Truly Where Would]
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- 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.
[ Ban Changed Gay Guy Hilton His John Kerry Marriages Mind More Now Paris Positions Senator Supports Telling Than Yesterday]
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- 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.
[ Any Circles Closets Exactly Fear Gay Individual Into Men More Only Other Race Refuse Straight Surround Their Themselves Unhealthy White Women]
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- I couldn't care less if someone is gay or straight.
[ Care Gay Less Someone Straight]
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- I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded by gay people quite early and frequently.
[ Early Frequently Gay Got Into Quite Surrounded Theatre Very Yes]
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- The gay community just recognizes what their closets are and we straight have to spend years trying to figure out which closet we are trapped in.
[ Closet Closets Community Figure Gay Just Out Recognizes Spend Straight Their Trapped Trying Which Years]
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- 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.
[ Aids Celebrity Community Different Gay Human Lesbian Lot Mean Rights Speaking Stuff Unless Use Wanted Way Whole Willing Work]
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- You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender - people are people.
[ Bisexual Gay Know Lesbian Transgender]
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- 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.
[ Because Change Color Conscious Difficult Down Else Fact Gays Going Good Important Limited Matter More Need Nothing Number Other Position Positions Power Problem Really Say Someone Step Than Those Truly Unless Where White W]
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- 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.
[ Being Black Feeling Felt Fine Gay Had Hell How Key Light Lonely Lot Purely Remember Truth Young]
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- 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.
[ Another Community Dealing Fiction Gay Issues Lesbian Number Parenting Piece Relationships Would]
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- As anyone who is gay will confirm, being that way is not something you become, it is a set of emotional and physical responses that just are.
[ Anyone Become Being Confirm Emotional Gay Just Physical Responses Set Something Way Will]
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- David Bowie and Boy George created a safely contained theatrical expression of gay style.
[ Bowie Boy Contained Created David Expression Gay George Safely Style Theatrical]
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- 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.
[ Activists Believe Culture Gauge Gay Homophobic Images Might Positive Recent Rise Some Success Surviving Thriving Violence]
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- 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.
[ Belts Boots Brand Coordinates Cut Design Details Differences Each Earrings Gay Haircut How Jeans Man Number Size Uniform]
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- It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore.
[ Gay Pleasure]
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- One result of An American Family was that I became a gay role model.
[ American Became Family Gay Model Result Role]
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- 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.
[ Building Destroy Different Gay Great Growing Kid Know Often Really Self-Esteem Sports Teased Think Up Your]
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- I'm a very recent convert to the gay scene. I went to a party a couple of years ago and met a very nice man who took me under his wing and started taking me out to clubs. It was a revelation.
[ Ago Clubs Convert Couple Gay His Man Met Nice Out Party Recent Revelation Scene Started Taking Took Under Very Went Wing Years]
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- A gay man has no business leading on a heterosexual woman.
[ Business Gay Heterosexual Leading Man Woman]
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- I'm not gay, so I don't know much about Broadway musicals.
[ Broadway Gay Know Much Musicals]
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- And I'm in favor of that because I have a gay son, who's a very successful theater designer.
[ Because Designer Favor Gay Son Successful Theater Very]
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- Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids.
[ Birthdays Cake Gay Get Kids Know Law Make Message More Right Send Straight]
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- Whenever the people are for gay marriage or medical marijuana or assisted suicide, suddenly the "will of the people" goes out the window.
[ Assisted Gay Goes Marriage Medical Out Suddenly Suicide Whenever Will Window]
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- An operetta is simply a small and gay opera.
[ Gay Opera Simply Small]
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- How many gangsters you know, from Al Capone up to John Gotti, been gay?
[ Al Been Capone Gangsters Gay How John Know Many Up]
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- I don't think any gay dude is gangsta, period.
[ Any Dude Gangsta Gay Period Think]
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- 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.
[ Active Aids Awareness Because Cancer Community Gay Had Look Strides Talk Tests Think Treatment Women]
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- I became the toast of London. A lot of people I met came from these really decadent families where the married men were gay and no one thought anything about it.
[ Anything Became Came Decadent Families Gay London Lot Married Men Met Really These Thought Toast Were Where]
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- 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!
[ Community Every Gay Get Going Heterosexual Him Homosexual Journalist Life Living Make Mine Pray Stop Straight Talk Them Thinks Wants Writer]
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- 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.
[ Amazing Children Comes Friendships Gay Having How Into Many Men Off Shadows Should Slink Think]
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- I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe and age should be role models for all children, and that means interacting with them.
[ Age Believe Children Every Firmly Gay Interacting Means Models Role Should Stripe Them Very]
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- 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.
[ Been Being Could Damn Feared Gay Life Long Loving Make Mistake Only Out Regret Repressed Short Someone Surrendered Too Yourself Youth]
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- Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky.
[ America Britain Character Gay Jack Just Lead Needed Part Play Queen Risky Same Screaming Someone Will]
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- If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does.
[ Abortion Americans Any Both Cell Completely Country Different Does Gay Loves Marriage More Necessarily Neighbor Neither Other Patriotic Research Stem Still Than Their Things Those View Your]
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- I am a gay American.
[ Am American Gay]
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- 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.
[ Activists Among Assumed Become Foot Gay Happier Leader Reality Soldier Some Sort Whereas Wished Wrongly]
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- 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.
[ Couples Fair Gay Horrific Image Know Long Ludicrous Marriage Married Only Relationships Responsibilities Rights Same Should Some Stable Standing]
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- Americans don't want cowboys to be gay.
[ Americans Cowboys Gay Want]
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- 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.
[ Come Friends Friendship Gay Grace Lot Male New Stretch Such Theatre Will World York]
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- I would advise any gay person that being out in the real sense can never happen too soon.
[ Advise Any Being Gay Happen Never Out Person Real Sense Soon Too Would]
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- 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.
[ Am American Americans Audience Continued Dance Gay Grateful Haven Make Music Sing Straight Them Way]
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- 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.
[ Being Center Country Doing Gay His Job Just Over Person Reading Story]
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- Gay icons usually have some tragedy in their lives, but I've only had tragic haircuts and outfits.
[ Gay Had Haircuts Icons Lives Only Outfits Some Their Tragedy Tragic Usually]
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- My gay audience has been with me from the beginning.
[ Audience Been Beginning Gay]
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- If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I'm unable to see it.
[ Between Childless Couple Difference Gay Heterosexual See Substantial Unable]
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- No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
[ Action Advocating Candidate Gay Iraq Marriage Military Opposing Presidential Race Win]
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- Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions. But when the words "gay marriage" are presented, they break 3-to-1 against it.
[ Against Americans Break Civil Evenly Gay Marriage Polls Presented Show Split Unions Words]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Also Am America Comfortable Coming Fit Gay Getting Life Lot Man More Terms Think Where]
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- First, I used some of my own experiences and observations from attending a public high school. Secondly, I joined in some Internet chat rooms for gays and lesbians.
[ Attending Chat Experiences First Gays High Internet Joined Lesbians Observations Own Public Rooms School Secondly Some Used]
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- Just by being out you're doing your part. It's like recycling. You're doing your part for the environment if you recycle; you're doing your part for the gay movement if you're out.
[ Being Doing Environment Gay Just Movement Out Part Recycle Recycling Your]
Topic:
- In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner.
[ Anyone Calls Catholic Community Gay Hate Him Love Maxim Seem Sin Sinner Would]
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- 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.
[ Beaten Because Club Clubs Could Everyone Gay Getting Go Looking Only Place Poland Punk Senseless Street Such Used Without Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Accused Bush Debate During Each Edwards End Experts Fact Friendly Gay John Kerry Last Marriage May Night Other Planning Political President Running Some Them Think Together Up Were]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Anyone Attorney Been Claims Cruise Exhaustion Gay Going Martin Related Ricky Said Story Sue Tom]
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- 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.
[ Angels Art Austerity Born Dance Devotion Every Gay Guardian Him His Human Joyce Lad Other Ought Side Song Terrible Two]
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- 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.
[ Braver Every Gay Gloomy Hallway Learn Life Live Man Paced Pictures Richer Them Useful Way Wise]
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- Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have to time for the pitiful.
[ Bubbling Gay Kind Over Pessimists Pitiful Time Usually]
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- I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial.
[ Been Controversial Effective Gay Leader Movement Rights Though Times Very]
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- Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people.
[ Able Eliminate Essence Gay Going Invisibility Lies Myths Oppression Our Perpetuate Until]
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- I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
[ Act Also Amend Any Ban Constitution Defense Floor Gays Lesbians Marriage Marrying Oppose Opposed Proposal Repeal Repealed Senate Should Vote Will]
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- 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.
[ African-American Criterion Disabled Empathy Gay Got Heart Judges Mom Need Old Poor Recognize Selecting Somebody Teenage Understand Which Young]
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- 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.
[ Agents Around Awesome Blue Coach Federal Friends Gay God League Libraries Little Our Poking Red States Worship]
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- 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?
[ Allowing Another Anyone Argument Couples Diminish Does Even Explain Gay Harm Heterosexual Less Marriage Marriages Marry Means Meet Partners Persuasive Same-Sex Somehow Way Would Yet]
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- Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan.
[ Calmness Christianity Death Gay Made Pagan Terror Unknown Which]
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- Gay sex is a veritable breeding ground for disease.
[ Breeding Disease Gay Ground Sex Veritable]
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- Rock Hudson let his gay agent marry him off to his secretary because he didn't want people to get the right idea.
[ Agent Because Gay Get Him His Hudson Idea Marry Off Right Rock Secretary Want]
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- I've just found out there are pages on the internet dedicated to whether I'm gay or not.
[ Dedicated Found Gay Internet Just Out Pages Whether]
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- God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate!
[ Could Create Did Gays God Hate Lesbians Something]
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- 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.
[ Ago Believed Church Gays Had Largest Lesbians Lives Organization Told Touching World Would Years]
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- The Lord is my Shepherd and he knows I'm gay.
[ Gay Knows Lord Shepherd]
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- I feel strongly for gay marriage to be accepted.
[ Accepted Feel Gay Marriage Strongly]
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- 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!
[ Been Career Challenging Chekhov Gay Jewish Part Playing Scariest Things Three Were Woman]
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- It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life, my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. And knowing we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience.
[ Carnegie Crisis Debut Evening Evenings Exciting Experience Extraordinary Gay Hall Health Knowing Life Made Men Money Most Perfect Raise Solo Were]
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- I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into an alleyway and lost him.
[ Following Gay Had Him Into Large Lost Once]
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- It's better to be black than gay because when you're black you don't have to tell your mother.
[ Because Better Black Gay Mother Tell Than Your]
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- No, I've never thought that I was gay. And that's not something you think. It's something you know.
[ Gay Know Never Something Think Thought]
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- 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.
[ Always Am Believe Comes Consider Down Experiences Gay Had Just Man Myself Ongoing Open-Minded Over Planet Point Relationship Think Would]
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- 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.
[ Attracted Body Gay How Opinion Other Reasons See Spirits Straight Too Whatever]
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- 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.
[ America Any Era Gay Great Had More North Now Ok Other Problem Seem Society Than Think Where]
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- 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.'
[ America Been Coming Down Gay Going Great Guy Having Joe Loud Majority Moral Own Quite Realizations Religious Right Shrinking Street Sudden Their Think Voice]
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- 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.
[ Am Bother Even Gay Guy Heterosexual Hey Such Think Would Yeah]
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- I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people.
[ Black Female Gay Human Just Lib Liberation]
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- All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
[ Aware Child Curse Cursing Gay May Mock Mocking Own Parents Should Their]
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- Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
[ Addict Baby Bisexual Come Domino Down Fall Gay Here Man Mother Newborn Real Someday Straight Theory Will Woman]
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- People were saying that David Geffen and I had gotten married and it just blew me away. Not that they thought I was gay, but that they thought I could land a guy that hot.
[ Away Blew Could David Gay Geffen Gotten Guy Had Hot Just Land Married Saying Thought Were]
Topic:
- A lot of attention has been going to social values - abortion, gay rights, other divisive issues - but economic values are equally important.
[ Abortion Attention Been Divisive Economic Equally Gay Going Important Issues Lot Other Rights Social Values]
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- I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians.
[ Buddhist Children Christian Christians Everyone Gay God Hindu Jew Love Straight Want]
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- 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.
[ Artistic Been Beginning Ever Gay Kicked Kindest Most Since Sweetest Thoughtful Time Warmest World]
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- Most people don't know that I am an accomplished dramatic actor... But I've performed in several Shakespeare productions including Hamlet, except in this version, Hamlet lives in an apartment with two women, and has to pretend he's gay so that the landlord won't evict him.
[ Accomplished Actor Am Apartment Dramatic Except Gay Hamlet Him Including Know Landlord Lives Most Performed Pretend Productions Several Shakespeare Two Version Women Won]
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- I think knowing people by first names, not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about. Not being afraid. Fear is the enemy. I've always been comfortable with being gay.
[ Afraid Always Been Being Comfortable Enemy Fear First Gay Knowing Names Really Sexually Think]
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- I think my election is one of several indications that gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things. I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church.
[ Being Bringing Brought Center Church Election Folk Gay Indications Into Lesbian More Several Signals Things Think]
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- 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.
[ Around Bishops Church Elected Enormously Episcopal Gay Gifted Going Lesbian Make Nominated Priests Some Whom Wonderful Would]
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- Gay people got a right to be as miserable as everybody else.
[ Else Everybody Gay Got Miserable Right]
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- To hang out in a gay bar or put on a sequined halter top makes me feel like a total person.
[ Bar Feel Gay Halter Hang Makes Out Person Put Top Total]
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- I consider myself gay because at the end of the night, that's who I want to cuddle with. But when I go out, I go to straight clubs.
[ Because Clubs Consider End Gay Go Myself Night Out Straight Want]
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- 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.
[ Am Being Burn Choice Gay Hell Just Raised Thinking]
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- 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.
[ Album Because Been Closed Doing Doors Forward Gay How Looking Many Music Really Sad See Thing Thought]
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- I've done the gay, over-the-top guy. I want to jump into another show where I wear pants for the majority of the time.
[ Another Done Gay Guy Into Jump Majority Over-The-Top Pants Show Time Want Wear Where]
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- Just because you are out doesn't make you the poster boy for the gay community.
[ Because Boy Community Gay Just Make Out Poster]
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- My mom doesn't get the whole gay thing, but she loves me.
[ Gay Get Loves Mom She Thing Whole]
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- My mother thought me being gay was a death sentence.
[ Being Death Gay Mother Sentence Thought]
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- I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.
[ Black Care Chinese Gay Illusion Means Nothing Straight]
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- 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.
[ Any Apparently Bisexual Choice Gay Had His Lesbian Men Other Question Sex Two Valentino Without Wives]
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- Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
[ Americans Bias Both Definition Directed Gays Great Intolerance Lesbians Majority Marriage Oppose Preserve Towards Traditional Wish]
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- I don't judge people by their sexual orientation or the color of their skin, so I find it really hard to identify someone by saying that they're a gay person or a black person or a Jewish person.
[ Black Color Find Gay Hard Identify Jewish Judge Orientation Person Really Saying Sexual Skin Someone Their]
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- 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.
[ Actress Being Choose Did Especially Fact Gay Life Live Terrifying Thing Whether]
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- I had a hell of a time convincing people I was gay - which was so annoying!
[ Annoying Convincing Gay Had Hell Time Which]
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- 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.
[ Even Gay Heart Just Knew Myself See Though Where Woman]
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- I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full, rich life, and I am incidentally gay.
[ Am Career Continuing Example Full Gay Having Incidentally Life Living Rich]
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- I've had so many interviews where the last question is, Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay, but that I wasn't going to talk about it.
[ Creative Find Gay Going Had Interviews Last Many Question Say Talk Very Ways Where]
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- If I was 14 and knew some gay people, I wouldn't nearly have had the struggle I had. Our world is definitely changing.
[ Changing Definitely Gay Had Knew Nearly Our Some Struggle World]
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- The most important thing for me was to never, ever, ever deny it. But I didn't really have the courage to talk about it. I was thinking, The people who need to know I'm gay know.
[ Courage Deny Ever Gay Important Know Most Need Never Really Talk Thing Thinking]
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- 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.
[ Being Changed Could Due Everything Find Fit Gay Identify Just Largely Legally Myself Name Started Struggle Things Think Trying]
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- You live with the fear people might find out. Then you actually have the courage to tell people and they go, I don't think you are gay. It's enough to drive you crazy.
[ Actually Courage Crazy Drive Enough Fear Find Gay Go Live Might Out Tell Then Think]
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- 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.
[ Among Became Even Gay Inspire Legislation Majority Panic Pessimists Population Repressive Shock Sort Tenth Tomorrow Us Visible Would]
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- West Hollywood is predominantly gay, so every man that came into the grocery store was shopping for his boyfriend.
[ Boyfriend Came Every Gay Grocery His Hollywood Into Man Predominantly Shopping Store West]
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- 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.
[ Admit Ashamed Gay Go Hollywood How Know Many Sleep Some Start Supposedly Talk Tv Were Whispering Women]
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- 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.
[ Case Characters Could Dressed Fantastic Gay Had Just Live Looked Looking Lot Men Myself Never New Party Quite Real Shame Showed Up Were York]
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- I think change is possible, but only for individuals who were never truly gay in the first place and who have a strong personal motivation to recover their heterosexuality.
[ Change First Gay Heterosexuality Individuals Motivation Never Only Personal Place Possible Recover Strong Their Think Truly Were]
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- 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.
[ Could Everything Gay Interpreted Life Look Positive Sensibility Sort Think Want Yes]
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- I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.
[ Between Gay Man Marriage Should Think Woman]
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- The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being.
[ Age Balance Being Brave Crucial Enough Gay Honest Human Interested Just Keeping Old Remain Sentient Task Well]
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- I know a lot of gay males who I work with that are fantastic people and I love hanging out with them. But because I hang out and bring gay men into my life, does that mean that I'm gay? I promise you that I very much love women.
[ Because Bring Does Fantastic Gay Hang Hanging Into Know Life Lot Love Males Mean Men Much Out Promise Them Very Women Work]
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- Trust me, if I were gay I'd be getting more action than I'm getting now.
[ Action Gay Getting More Now Than Trust Were]
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- As a gay Jewish white South African, I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are, what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are.
[ African Belong Constantly Courage Gay Groups Jewish Lot Minority Question Quite South Whether White]
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- 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.
[ Also Always Because Big Boys Creative Culture Design Draw Environment Fabulous Fashion Fun Gay Gays General Industry Into Just Know Lots Love More Most Necessarily Politics Pretty Project Runway She Show Think]
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- If I were gay, life would be a lot simpler. I'm kind of annoyed that I'm not.
[ Annoyed Gay Kind Life Lot Simpler Were Would]
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- I don't know what would have been worse: If Mira had come home one day to say she was gay or an actress.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- Yeah, I had gay friends. The first thing I realized was that everybody's different, and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous.
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- 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.
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- If you are a gay couple living in Alabama, you know one thing: your family has no standing under the law; and it can and will be violated by strangers.
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- My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started.
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- The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last.
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- 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.
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- He comes to London and gets a job in a nightclub, a gay club, where he's known as Straight Dave by the bar staff - and no one believes he's as straight as he claims to be. He meets the daughter of the club manager, and he has an affair with her.
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- The big gay clubs like Heaven started having mixed nights in the late '80s.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas - a couple of truck drivers who drove around together - who loved it. It's popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community.
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- A lot of people in my world - in the acting world - have either lost friends to Aids or live with HIV because its origin in our culture, in New York for instance, was in the gay community.
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- 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.
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- But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers?
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- I know there are nights when I have power, when I could put on something and walk in somewhere, and if there is a man who doesn't look at me, it's because he's gay.
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- Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay, their credit is naught, go they ever so gay.
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- There's lots of stuff about me being a fan of Cliff but not being gay. Which suggests that he is, but he's not. Anyway, this is Channel 4, let their lawyers sort it out.
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- The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues. Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue, it's a religious issue.
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- Coming out to gays is a way of affirming sanity and self-worth.
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- Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great.
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- It wouldn't have mattered to my mother if I married a black, was gay, lived in a commune or wore a dress.
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- Many people secretly think that gays are a lot happier than they are, and want to punish them.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- Sooner or later they are going to live in a New York City where gay marriage is not only legal, but it's common and they don't even notice.
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- 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.
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- In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc.
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- An awful lot of gay pop stars pretend to be straight. I'm going to start a movement of straight pop stars pretending to be gay.
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- We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.
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- 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.
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- It's kind of a shame that it's even an issue. Not being gay, I can't fully appreciate how complicated that is. In the article, the interviewer asked me, and I said that if I were, I would just say it.
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