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.
— Derek Jarman

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.
Derek Jarman gay liberation quote

Gay Liberation? I ain't against it, it's just that there's nothing in it for me.
— Bette Davis

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?
— David Herbert Donald

I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people.
— gay liberation quotation by Richard Pryor