We're all here at the same time and we should celebrate that.

— George Weinberg

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What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality.

You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it.

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Homophobia is just that: a phobia.

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My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.

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You would be better off in exile than priding yourself on be like everyone else.

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My father was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody, and I was not to see him until I was eighteen.

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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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Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great.

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An essential idea is that if you give to some person or endeavor in life, you will make that more important.

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Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent.

They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.

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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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If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality.

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I'm really not an avowed heterosexual. I'm no more proud of it than of being white or tall.

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About George Weinberg

Quotes 36 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Psychologist
Birthday May 17, 1929

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.

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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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All who love are conspirators.

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All love is original, no matter how many other people have loved before.

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Men are actually the weaker sex.

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The roots of homophobia are fear. Fear and more fear.

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But the cure for most obstacles is, Be decisive.

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As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything.

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Interestingly, the best way to promote intimacy is to demand it.

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No man wants to feel that he's there because of his woman's biological clock or because he's filling a job opening for husband or significant other.

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I didn't grow up with any concept of people being deviants unless they mistreated others.

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I felt like an apostle of the obvious and people imagined that I was doing something daring.

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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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We are constantly creating ourselves by what we move toward or away from.

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People have known of Shakespeare's homosexuality down through the ages.

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There is no universal coming out process, so far as I know.

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I try not to deal with people's hostility, though I must if they have something I need from them, as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did.

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Every man wants to feel that his woman would love him apart from anything else.

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The world will step aside for nearly anyone who has the courage of his of her opinions.

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We each have a personal myth, a vision of who we really are and what we want.

Health means that part of what you want is to give to others.

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Coming out to gays is a way of affirming sanity and self-worth.

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I am very proud of being the one to have coined the word.

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And I've known people who came out with a sense of torture.

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