We’re sick of hearing people say, “That band is so gay,” or “Those guys are fags.” Gay is not a synonym for shitty. If you wanna say something’s shitty, say it’s shitty. Stop being such homophobic assholes.— Pete Wentz
Risky Gay Pride quotations
Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
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.
There's this illusion that homosexuals have sex and heterosexuals fall in love.
That's completely untrue. Everybody wants to be loved.
Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles.
If you removed all of the homosexuals and homosexual influence from what is generally regarded as American culture, you would pretty much be left with Let's Make a Deal.
So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.
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.
If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom.
My mother thought me being gay was a death sentence.
Marriage should be between a spouse and a spouse, not a gender and a gender.
Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeonholes.
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
When you finally embrace the gift of your sexual orientation it IS the end;
the end of shame, fear and oppression. You leave the darkness of the closet and begin a life of honesty, authenticity and freedom.
We are better people than what these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash heap of history.
I am reminded of a colleague who reiterated all my homosexual patients are quite sick - to which I finally replied so are all my heterosexual patients.
Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be eaten up by the worms.
Being gay is natural. Hating gay is a lifestyle choice.
If gays are granted rights, next we'll have to give rights to prostitutes and to people who sleep with St. Bernards and to nail biters.
Out of the mists of our long oppression, / We bring love for ourselves and each other, / And love for the gifts we bear, /So heavy and so painful the fashioning of them, /So long the road given us to travel them. A separate people, /We bring a gift to celebrate each other, /’Tis a gift to be gay! / Feel the pride of it!
Be proud but never be satisfied.
Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it's a good place to start.
When all Americans are treated as equal we are all more free.
Homosexuality is God's way of insuring that the truly gifted aren't burdened with children.
Pride makes for the most slippery shoes.
[Button] If Gay and Lesbian people are given civil rights, soon everyone will want them
Pride became this dogma which meant you couldn't criticize anything gay - if you were the least bit critical of gay culture or people or any gay person doing any gay thing, that was an insufficient display of pride. You were suffering from internalized homophobia. As opposed to external homophobia.
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.
For years I took pride in being resilient, but that turned me into this guy who can get hit by a brick bat every morning and still look kind of cute.
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.
Why can't they have gay people in the army? Personally, I think they are just afraid of a thousand guys with M16s going, "Who'd you call a faggot?"
The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.
No government has the right to tell its citizens when or whom to love
I'm Michael Sam, I'm a football player, and I'm gay.
I think everyone should be with who they love.
I don't want to be controversial or stir up a bunch of trouble but people are going to love who they are going to love. I think gay couples should be allowed to marry. They should suffer just like us heterosexuals. Ha ha ha!
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.
The diagnosis of homosexuality as a "disorder" is a contributing factor to the pathology of those homosexuals who do become mentally ill.... Nothing is more likely to make you sick than being constantly told that you are sick.
This is the amazing thing about you. Had I not known anything about your story, I would have absolutely not a clue that you had ever been a boy - a male. Which makes me absolutely believe you always should have been a woman.
My mother took me to a psychiatrist when I was fifteen because she thought I was a latent homosexual. There was nothing latent about it.
Gays are the best, though - we just did Gay Pride in Long Beach and in Tampa.
And they're the best audience. They're so enthusiastic. They come dressed up - it's really fun. They're crazy and I love them. They're sweet as can be. Even my macho husband, he has a great time, too. He's so cool, he doesn't care. He loves them.
I landed on Gay Pride and I couldn't believe my eyes! Not only were gay people real - I had only heard rumours - but they had parades. There were men covered in glitter bound together with furry handcuffs. I felt like I was in outer space, I honestly thought I had arrived at the happiest place on earth.
It is reported of the peacock that priding himself in his gay feathers he ruffles them up; but spying his black feet he soon lets fall his plumes. So he that glories in his gifts and adornings should look upon his corruptions, and that will damp his high thoughts.