Quotations that match 'lesbian'.

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. Bruce Springsteen
[ Always Been Chance Civil Clarify Experience Feelings Gay Had Heterosexual Image Lesbian Nice Own Rights Straight Very]
I started going to Madame Louise's, the lesbian club where all the punk bands used to go - the Sex Pistols, the Clash. I remember seeing Billy Idol walk in there; he was gorgeous. Boy George
[ Bands Billy Clash Club Go Going Gorgeous Idol Lesbian Louise Madame Pistols Punk Remember Seeing Sex Started Used Walk Where]
John Kerry didn't out me, nor did he offend or attack me by calling me a lesbian. I certainly couldn't be offended by the truth. Mary Cheney
[ Attack Calling Certainly Did John Kerry Lesbian Nor Offend Offended Out Truth]
Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition of the erotic within our lives and, taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic not only in sexual terms. Audre Lorde
[ Absolute Consciousness Dealing Further Lesbian Lives Only Our Part Recognition Sexual Step Taking Terms Within]
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write. Jeanette Winterson
[ Am Happens Lesbian Love Women Write Writer]
I never thought to myself, I'm going to grow up and fall in love with a man or I'm going to fall in love with a woman because my mother is a lesbian. Ally Sheedy
[ Because Fall Going Grow Lesbian Love Man Mother Myself Never Thought Up Woman]
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 It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor.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. Barack Obama
[ Act Also Amend Any Ban Constitution Defense Floor Gays Lesbians Marriage Marrying Oppose Opposed Proposal Repeal Repealed Senate Should Vote Will]
I would say that I'm a feminist theorist before I'm a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist. Judith Butler
[ Before Feminist Gay Lesbian Queer Say Theorist Would]
Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on. Stockwell Day
[ Allow Because Being British Ceremonies Chapter Choose Chooses Columbia Columbus Commissioners Court Facility Fired Goes Group Homosexuals Knights Lesbian List Marriage Marry Use]
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
[ Attack Citizens Economics Failed Gay Lesbian Marriages Our See Social Strain Terms Today Under]
Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up, if only because it's cheaper to produce and therefore more accessible for women. But the very form of stand-up is masculine. Kate Clinton
[ Accessible Because Cheaper Drawn Form Lesbians Likely Masculine More Only Produce Stand-Up Therefore Very Women]
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. Audre Lorde
[ Another Community Dealing Fiction Gay Issues Lesbian Number Parenting Piece Relationships Would]
But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women. Audre Lorde
[ Consciousness Deals Ever Feminist Lesbian Out She Sleeps True Whether Women]
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. Michael Stipe
[ Gay Identify Kind Lesbian Lot Percentage Some Strongly Themselves Then Think Version Very]
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. Ellen Muth
[ Attending Chat Experiences First Gays High Internet Joined Lesbians Observations Own Public Rooms School Secondly Some Used]
I'm not even kind of a lesbian. Oprah Winfrey
[ Even Kind Lesbian]
I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate. Rita Mae Brown
[ Beautiful Became Because Compassionate Lesbian Strong Women]
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. Gene Robinson
[ Around Bishops Church Elected Enormously Episcopal Gay Gifted Going Lesbian Make Nominated Priests Some Whom Wonderful Would]
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. Jasmine Guy
[ Alive Brilliant Change Day Feel Fire Gay Goes Grateful Heterosexuals Keeping Lesbians Men Out Their Them Work]
As a standup, I try to change the world. As an entertainer, I try to entertain. And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room. Lea DeLaria
[ Change Entertain Entertainer Girl Lesbian Pick Prettiest Room Standup Try Up World]
You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender - people are people. Judith Light
[ Bisexual Gay Know Lesbian Transgender]
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
[ Always Been Celebrate Dignity Equal Freedom Gay Guess Kind Lesbian Mission Respect Where World]
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. Gene Robinson
[ Being Bringing Brought Center Church Election Folk Gay Indications Into Lesbian More Several Signals Things Think]
I would certainly never suggest that any lesbian should be ashamed of her sexual preference. Evan Hunter
[ Any Ashamed Certainly Her Lesbian Never Preference Sexual Should Suggest Would]
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
[ Adoption Benefits Comes Couples Deserve Done Entitled Fairly Gay Gays Immigration Judgment Lesbian Lesbians Much Partnership Respect Treat Treated Work]
An agent said he didn't know what to do with me, I wouldn't be able to play any parts but lesbians and aliens. Allison Janney
[ Able Agent Aliens Any Know Lesbians Parts Play Said]
I am not a lesbian and I am not a slut, and somehow I am going to make people believe me. Vanessa Williams
[ Am Believe Going Lesbian Make Somehow]
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. Cesar Romero
[ Any Apparently Bisexual Choice Gay Had His Lesbian Men Other Question Sex Two Valentino Without Wives]
It's a struggle but that's why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history, all over again. Audre Lorde
[ Again Another Color Exist Generation History Invent Lesbians Over Struggle Their Themselves Why Will]
There are lesbians, God knows... if you came up through lesbian circles in the forties and fifties in New York... who were not feminist and would not call themselves feminists. Audre Lorde
[ Call Came Circles Feminist Feminists Fifties Forties God Knows Lesbian Lesbians New Themselves Through Up Were Would York]
Our very strength as lesbians lies in the fact that we are outside of patriarchy; our existence challenges its life. Charlotte Bunch
[ Challenges Existence Fact Lesbians Lies Life Our Outside Patriarchy Strength Very]
There are plenty of lesbians in Hollywood, but they're not out. And that's their choice, but I can't do that, it's too important to me. Jill Bennett
[ Choice Hollywood Important Lesbians Out Plenty Their Too]
I'd rather not be known as the Vice President's lesbian daughter. Mary Cheney
[ Daughter Known Lesbian President Rather Vice]
We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy. Jill Bennett
[ Comedy Desperate Lesbian Need Romantic]
Everyone is their own kind of lesbian. To think there's a certain way to dress or present yourself in the world is just one more stereotype we have to fit into. Portia de Rossi
[ Certain Dress Everyone Fit Into Just Kind Lesbian More Own Present Stereotype Their Think Way World Yourself]
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. Billie Jean King
[ Admit Bisexual Everyone Gay Guarantee Know Lesbian Lives May Somebody Their Transgender Want]
Women who love women are Lesbians. Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms, define Lesbian as sex between women. Rita Mae Brown
[ Because Between Define Lesbian Lesbians Love Men Only Sex Sexual Terms Think Women]
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. Laura Innes
[ Against Beyond Comes Explore Gay Intention Lesbian Our Particular Really Someone Things Transition Up]
I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations. Jasmine Guy
[ Am Gay Going Lesbian Love Matter Public Relations Rest Rights Sing Songs Support]
I consider myself a lesbian, but I'm a bisexual lesbian. Betty Dodson
[ Bisexual Consider Lesbian Myself]
Some women can't say the word lesbian... even when their mouth is full of one. Kate Clinton
[ Even Full Lesbian Mouth Say Some Their Women Word]
After that, I was offered lots of lesbian roles, but I didn't want them because I'd already played the best there was. Radha Mitchell
[ After Already Because Best Lesbian Lots Offered Played Roles Them Want]
I have met many feminists who were not Lesbians but I have never met a Lesbian who was not a feminist. Martha Shelley
[ Feminist Feminists Lesbian Lesbians Many Met Never Were]
Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians. Pat Robertson
[ Become Capitalism Children Destroy Encourages Feminism Husbands Kill Leave Lesbians Movement Political Practice Socialist Their Witchcraft Women]
It's a cosmic joke that I'm a lesbian, because I understand men so well but women are a complete mystery to me. Lea DeLaria
[ Because Complete Cosmic Joke Lesbian Men Mystery Understand Well Women]
God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate! Troy Perry
[ Could Create Did Gays God Hate Lesbians Something]
Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything, it doesn't have to sell out. Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act; if it weren't, more women would do it. Kate Clinton
[ Act Anything Coming Humor Lesbian More Onstage Out Political Sell Still Trying Very Weren Women Would]
Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians. Pat Robertson
[ Become Capitalism Children Destroy Encourages Feminism Husbands Kill Leave Lesbians Practice Their Witchcraft Women]
I am not, I repeat, NOT a lesbian - even though I'd like to be one when I grow up. Dawn French
[ Am Even Grow Lesbian Repeat Though Up]
After Bound, we were offered a lot of lesbian thrillers. Andy Wachowski
[ After Bound Lesbian Lot Offered Thrillers Were]
I'm happy to say that I'm a lesbian in the world. I know there are people who don't want to be called women comedians, but I think it gives a path to the fact that we live in extremely patriarchal times. Kate Clinton
[ Called Comedians Extremely Fact Gives Happy Know Lesbian Live Path Patriarchal Say Think Times Want Women World]
Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about. Catherine Deneuve
[ Even Few Films Know Lesbians Lot Women]
Lesbians and gays... they still have to fight, even inside. It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted. Catherine Deneuve
[ Accepted Even Fight Gays Inside Lesbians Seem Simple Still]
Well, I always looked at Mulan as a movie about a lesbian coming out. Harvey Fierstein
[ Always Coming Lesbian Looked Movie Out Well]
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame. Jeanette Winterson
[ Hate Inflame Lesbian Nothing Only Purpose Tells Word]
Well, actually, I'm a bisexual lesbian in a man's body... but it's more complicated than that. Tony Parker
[ Actually Bisexual Body Complicated Lesbian Man More Than Well]
Lesbianism is so rampant in some of the schools in southeast Oklahoma that they'll only let one girl go to the bathroom. Now think about it. Think about that issue. How is it that that's happened to us? Tom Coburn
[ Bathroom Girl Go Happened How Issue Now Oklahoma Only Rampant Schools Some Southeast Think Us]
I was actually a bit disappointed about the amount of sex in the show. I think Backus should get out a bit more, get a relationship, perhaps make her a lesbian. Lexa Doig
[ Actually Amount Bit Disappointed Get Her Lesbian Make More Out Perhaps Relationship Sex Should Show Think]
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. Mitt Romney
[ Americans Bias Both Definition Directed Gays Great Intolerance Lesbians Majority Marriage Oppose Preserve Towards Traditional Wish]
I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more. Alison Bechdel
[ Any Change Characters Different Especially Get Having Hope Kinds Lesbians More Now Read Really Strip Without]
My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian. I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later. Portia de Rossi
[ Being Deal Ellen Fear Feelings Figured Had Her Just Later Lesbian Other Out Stuff]
I don't want to make it sound like a hotbed of lesbianism but I did have a number of relationships. Jean O'Leary
[ Did Make Number Relationships Sound Want]
Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women. Adrienne Rich
[ Access Also Attack Both Breaking Comprises Compulsory Direct Existence Indirect Lesbian Life Male Rejection Right Taboo Way Women]
When Bound was released, Boys don't Cry wasn't out yet. Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian. I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts. Gina Gershon
[ Because Bound Boys Cry Get Girls Guy Lesbian Loved Never Out Part Parts Play Released Taboo Therefore Typical Very Yet]
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. Judith Light
[ Aids Celebrity Community Different Gay Human Lesbian Lot Mean Rights Speaking Stuff Unless Use Wanted Way Whole Willing Work]
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. Troy Perry
[ Ago Believed Church Gays Had Largest Lesbians Lives Organization Told Touching World Would Years]