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"I Like Gay Men, Right Ken?" - Eminem

"Without gay men, I am nothing." - Janice Dickinson

"Thank God for gay men. Thank God for gay men, because if it were not for gay men, I would not talk to men at all." - Margaret Cho

"Gay women are lesbians, and gay men are what? They deserve an identifier, like 'kissboys.'" - Jason Derulo

"The Kinsey Institute says gay men have bigger sex organs. Hence the origin of gay pride." - Jay Leno

"Indian men don't understand fashion unless they are gay." - Sonam Kapoor

"Indian men do' understand fashion unless they are gay." - Sonam Kapoor

"Gay men in a very real way created my career." - Marianne Williamson

"Gay men should not adopt the sophomoric model of heterosexual dating; gay men should always have sex first." - John Rechy

"Gay marriage should be legalized in america because gay men are the only men who want to be married." - Chuck Klosterman

"Heterosexual men like to be sexy more than gay men, honestly." - Donatella Versace

"Paradoxically, since gay men rarely have gay parents, cultural transmission must come from friends or strangers (a problem since the generations so seldom mix in gay life)." - Edmund White

"What was interesting was talking to older gay men about what it was like being gay in the Eighties." - Dan Stevens

"...even if gay marriage were legalized there would still be gay men who didn't want to marry, gay men no other gay men would want to marry, and gay men who didn't want to leave the priesthood in order to marry." - Dan Savage

"Women do not always have to write about women, or gay men about gay men. Indeed, something good and new might happen if they did not." - Kathryn Hughes

"I would love if gay men responded to me. All I want is for many gay men to dress up as me for Halloween." - Mindy Kaling

"In peace, Love tunes the shepherd's reed; In war, he mounts the warrior's steed; In halls, in gay attire is seen; In hamlets, dances on the green. Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above; For love is heaven, and heaven is love." - Walter Scott

"Gay men may seek sex without emotion; lesbians often end up in emotion without sex." - Camille Paglia

"It's better to be passionate about beautiful women than gay men." - Silvio Berlusconi

"All the best women are married all the handsome men are gay" - Robbie Williams

"It's hard to know what's gay in life. Boxing. That's two men fighting over a belt." - Demetri Martin

"It's better to be passionate about beautiful women than gay men." - Silvio Berlusconi

"My life there[in New York] was almost entirely about gay men for 30 years." - Nan Goldin

"I think that the longer I look good, the better gay men feel." - Cher

"Most of my friends in New York are single women or gay men." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"To be perfectly honest, I've gotten attention from gay men for a long time." - David Walton

"I am not bisexual. I am not gay. I have never had sex with men." - Matt Leblanc

"Gay men in L.A. are all a bunch of tens looking for an eleven." - Zach Braff

"It's better to be passionate about beautiful women than gay men." - Silvio Berlusconi

"A lot of gay men are in delusion if they think they're super macho." - Scott Thompson

"[On Philadelphia society:] The parties remind me of the Gay Nineties - the men are gay and the women are in their nineties." - Alice-Leone Moats

"Just as I love women, I love gay men. I always say it: inside me there is a gay man who wants to come out." - Victoria Beckham

"If I were gay, you know. I think Woody Allen is one of a long list of men I might go gay for" - David Duchovny

"Gay men are perfect men for girls who are tough. They're not threatened by strong women, and they're usually very in touch with their feelings and pay attention to details. I've always had an affinity with gay men." - Madonna Ciccone

"Gays being gay is wrong. Two women can't produce a baby, two men can't produce a baby, so it's not how it's supposed to be. ... I don't believe in gay marriages. I don't believe in being gay." - Carl Everett

"Regarding gay and music, I don't actually think my music is particularly gay at all, because my music doesn't have sex with men. My music does not have a gender, I don't see it as being gay." - Owen Pallett

"Black men, Indian men, and gay men have all have something in common: They do not provide an economic security blanket for women." - Warren Farrell

"I've fallen for straight men, I've fallen for gay men, I've fallen for straight women and gay women. I really have. I had crushes on really every single kind of person in the world." - Lynn Shelton

"It's interesting that gay men and young women have been the twin engines of the Bettie [Page] cult." - Mary Harron

"I'm straight, but I love going to house music clubs and flirting with women and gay men." - Moby

"My mom has said she wished I were gay... I don't think she likes my taste in men." - Pamela Anderson

"Men, gay or straight, can get beauty and lewdness into one image. Women are forever softening, censoring, politicizing. ?" - Camille Paglia

"I'm allergic to dogs, so I couldn't even adopt what gay men typically adopt when they have that maternal gene." - Dan Savage

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

"I am camp. Lots of gay men can't cope with their campness. They are in denial about it." - Graham Norton

"It would be so helpful for the straight community to see men in powerful positions coming out and saying "I'm gay" so they don't have these preconceived notions that all gay men are smarmy idiots living on the street or whatever it is people think of gay men. I think it would be really helpful and productive." - Madonna Ciccone

"Many designers are gay men making clothes for women. Sometimes I think fashion is more of a conversation between men than it is for women." - Kim Gordon

"I would love to lecture to women on men. I'd tell them everything about men: gay, straight, bi, how we're all the same, how we're all bastards." - John Barrowman

"Maybe I'm old-fashioned, but I believe when a woman enters a room, men should stand up - and gay men should stand up at least halfway." - Joan Rivers

"I'm very gay, but I love women. I'm not attracted to men in any way. ... But yes I am gay, I'm so happy. I'm a gay, heterosexual male. ... I got major love for the gay and lesbian community, and I just want to push less separation." - Lil B

"It's easy to get young gay men to tickle each other, right? Let's come up with a challenge: Let's get heterosexual men. How do we do that? We make it a competition, because then it's not gay. That explains the antipathy behind the gay-journalist comment." - David Farrier

"It's none of my business what somebody's [orientation is]. Now, when somebody makes it my business, like on gay marriage, I'm going to stand up and say I don't support gay marriage. I support marriage between men and women." - George W Bush

"I have no idea why gay men love me, but I would have to assume it's because they know how much I love the gays! Everyone needs a good gay man in their life." - Chelsea Handler

"I just think that gay men have much better taste than any straight man I have met. I have never gotten any grief about having a good time, being unapologetic, and irreverent from a gay man." - Kesha

"Thinking back on it, I've been in this business since I was 3, and I grew up in musical theater, so I was raised and surrounded by gay men and gay women. I was hardly around anyone straight." - A J Mclean

"If gay marriage was OK ... then I saw no reason in principle why a union should not be consecrated between three men, as well as two men; or indeed three men and a dog." - Boris Johnson

"And if ten percent of men are gay and twenty percent of men are Chinese, what are the odds that a men chosen at random spends his free time and mealtime while on his knees." - Bo Burnham

"It's important to stress what I didn't find. I did not prove that homosexuality is genetic, or find a genetic cause for being gay. I didn't show that gay men are born that way, the most common mistake people make in interpreting my work. Nor did I locate a gay center in the brain." - Simon LeVay

"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" - Ryan Seacrest

"No one is born gay. The idea is ridiculous, but it is symptomatic of our overpoliticized climate that such assertions are given instant credence by gay activists and their media partisans. I think what gay men are remembering is that they were born different." - Camille Paglia

"People from pre-sexual revolution and even from the 60s and the birth of the gay movement still define gay as two men or two women having sex. Our generation defines it from a more emotional standpoint. To be gay means you are drawn to the same sex. But it's a part of who you are, an identity, not an act." - Dustin Lance Black

"I've known gay people - men and women - since I was a young person. To me it's just naturalistic and realistic to portray gay characters in a humanistic light. As a young man, I knew enough gay people as people not to fear them. On the other side of the coin, I like to irritate conservatives and homophobes." - Gilberto Hernandez Guerrero

"I work out with alot of gay guys at the gym. I do, because my only goal is to get into gay shape. Now, you know what I'm talking about. Gay men are the most ripped kind of... listen... I don't know how strong you have to be to blow a guy, but I'm guessin', there is some muscle involved." - Alonzo Bodden

"I have straight married friends that other friends think are gay, and I have gay friends who don't throw that vibe at all. I know there's a full range out there, but I feel that gay men who aren't flamboyant are underrepresented on-screen." - David Walton

"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." - Ryan Seacrest

"I'm a straight guy and I date women, but I get on really well with gay guys. I'm very comfortable with my sexuality. The weirdest thing for me is when straight guys get really freaked out by gay guys. It's almost like they're insecure in their own sexuality. For me, I can be in a room full of gay men and have fun." - Olly Murs

"Because society places a value on masculinity, gay men aspire to it. If you go to a gay club and the doorman says, 'You do realise this is a gay club, don't you lads?' you get all excited because you think, 'Wow, he thought I was straight!'" - Graham Norton

"There are many lesbians and gay men trapped by their fear into silence and invisibility, and they exist in a dim valley of terror wearing nooses of conformity." - Audre Lorde

"I used to look at gay men and think, 'I'm not like that, I don't want to be like that, that's not me.'" - Ricky Martin

"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" - Nathan Lane

"The only way woman can truly be completely satisfied is to get herself four different men-an old one, an ugly one, a Mandingo, and a gay guy." - Steve Harvey

"Gay men greet each other just like straight guys do... If one of the straight guys saved the other one's life." - Dov Davidoff

"Love is love. It doesn't matter how or who you love. I don't believe the messiah would condemn gay men and women." - James Frey

"I thank God for creating gay men. Because if it wasn't for them, us fat women would have no one to dance with." - Roseanne Barr

"We value men more than women... straight love more than gay love... white skin more than black skin... and adults more than adolescents." - Charlize Theron

"We all have to embrace the idea not to be worried about there being other women in the room. Gay men work with such solidarity." - Rebecca Miller

"[Inscription on tombstone:] A gay Vietnam veteran... they gave me a medal for killing two men-and a discharge for loving one." - Leonard Matlovich

"When I meet gay men anywhere in the world, there is a spontaneity and a spirit of fun and mischief that lesbians seem incapable of." - Camille Paglia

"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." - Nathan Lane

"I love being around cool, fun guys, so I've always enjoyed talking to gay men. Maybe it's because I'm an inherent flirt, but it just feels very natural." - David Walton

"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." - Jimmy Carter

"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." - Armistead Maupin

"West Hollywood blew my mind: gay men walking down the street, kissing and holding hands. I'd never imagined there was a place like that." - Shane Mcanally

"Even now, there are young actors who want careers as romantic leading men, and the best thing is not to reveal you're gay." - Ian Mckellen

"Women and gay men have something in common after all: in that they are trying to deal with this goofy egotistical monster called a man." - Edmund White

"I do know this, though: I'm done pretending that the handful of racist gay white men out there-and they're out there, and I think they're scum-are a bigger problem for African Americans, gay and straight, than the huge numbers of homophobic African Americans are for gay Americans, whatever their color...I'll eat my shorts if gay and lesbian voters went for McCain at anything approaching the rate that black voters went for Prop 8." - Dan Savage

"I do know this, though: I'm done pretending that the handful of racist gay white men out there-and they"re out there, and I think they"re scum-are a bigger problem for African Americans, gay and straight, than the huge numbers of homophobic African Americans are for gay Americans, whatever their color...I"ll eat my shorts if gay and lesbian voters went for McCain at anything approaching the rate that black voters went for Prop 8." - Dan Savage

"Feeling so gay, feeling so gay." - David Bowie

"Respect gay couples but no gay adoptions." - Mike Huckabee

"I noticed you right away." She gave me an approving look. "I like quiet, polite men. And men who wear Hugo Boss. I was hoping you weren't gay. Or that you were only half-gay. Like Paul." "Uh...sorry," I said. "It's pretty much full-time now. The pay's not great, but the perks..." - Josh Lanyon

"I noticed you right away." She gave me an approving look. "I like quiet, polite men. And men who wear Hugo Boss. I was hoping you were' gay. Or that you were only half-gay. Like Paul." "Uh...sorry," I said. "It's pretty much full-time now. The pay's not great, but the perks..." - Josh Lanyon

"Women and eating disorders have such a long history, but now I see it happening to gay men. And when it comes to anorexia, bulimia, body dysmorphia, gay men are far worse than women. They take it way more seriously. Why diet when you can take crystal meth?" - Margaret Cho

"Early gay novels such as 'Giovanni's Room' and 'The City and the Pillar' were not nearly as important to me as Isherwood's 'A Single Man.' I mean, 'Giovanni's Room' is a very beautiful book, but in terms of gay politics, if you care about that, it's not a very evolved book, because the idea behind it is, the only desirable men are straight men." - Edmund White

"Men don't like me. I haven't been on a date for six months. I've just started a club with a girlfriend called the We Hate Men But We Can't Be Gay Club." - Lara Stone

"You look hot. The straight men will want you, the gay men will want beauty tips, and the women will want to scratch your eyes out. If that isn't the stuff of fairy tales, I don't know what is." - Zoey Dean

"Most gay men are as sexist in their thinking as are heterosexuals. Their patriarchal thinking leads them to construct paradigms of desirable sexual behaviour that is similar to that of patriarchal straight men." - Bell Hooks

"Most men I know adore women, and I am including gay men. I think studies on jury selection show that the biggest critics of women - people less likely to trust their character or judgment - are women." - Gene Weingarten

"I can't think of many reasons as to why, but gay men and straight women both share an inherent attraction to men, and attraction informs a large part of human nature." - Gideon Glick

"I believe that you can love anyone. I've had relationships with women, I've had relationships with men. I don't think you should be judged based on who you find attractive. Especially guys - gay men, they really have it hard sometimes." - Amber Rose

"For a while, the gay thing seemed like such a big deal. But now, I don't think it is. It's just a comedy-drama about people who live in the United States. It's a slice-of-life. I play a character-that's it. But I was well aware of the gay lifestyle before the show. I've been hit on in a really strong way by gay men who've tried to convert me, and a lot of my heroes are gay. William Burroughs, Lou Reed. Well, I guess Lou Reed is bi. The point is, it's 2002, gay life is no longer that shocking." - Gale Harold

"Homophobia is gay." - Frank Iero

"Gay as a daffodil." - Freddie Mercury

"Most priests are gay." - Madonna Ciccone

"Being gay is immutable." - Andrew Solomon

"I'm Israeli and gay." - Gideon Raff

"I am not gay." - Roberto Cavalli

"I'm not gay." - Matthew Morrison

"No, I'm not gay." - Eric Stonestreet

"In those days, a gay man was made to feel nothing but shame about his feelings and his sexuality. I wanted my drawings to counteract that, to show gay men being happy and positive about who they were. Oh, I didn't sit down to think this all out carefully. But I knew - right from the start - that my men were going to be proud and happy men!" - Tom of Finland

"I am gay. I am a Jew. My mother lost over a dozen of her family to Hitler's anti-Semitism. Every time in Russia (and it is constantly) a gay teenager is forced into suicide, a lesbian 'correctively' raped, gay men and women beaten to death by neo-Nazi thugs while the Russian police stand idly by, the world is diminished and I for one, weep anew at seeing history repeat itself." - Stephen Fry

"Social Science, is not a 'gay science' but rueful, which finds the secret of this universe in 'supply and demand' and reduces the duty of human governors to that of letting men alone. Not a 'gay science', no, a dreary, desolate, and indeed quite abject and distressing one; what we might call, the dismal science" - Thomas Carlyle

"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." - Pamela Anderson

"The only thing I can give to young gay people is that when I was growing up there were no role models that were blokey, that were men. Everybody was flamboyant and camp, and I remember going, 'That's not me, so even though I think I am gay, I don't think I fit into this world." - Russell Tovey

"And being gay isn't so easy, either I've always said that if anyone ever thought I was straight they must need glasses - but when I finally came out and said, "Yes, I do sleep with men and I'm gay," yeah, I lost record sales. There's no question - big, big time." - Boy George

"I love gay and lesbian parents. But I think we need a law that says lesbians and gay men have to raise their children together. This way, the kids would not only know how to build bookshelves, but they'd also instinctively know how to decorate them." - Joan Rivers

"In entirely unrelated news, there's a new proposal to mandate coverage for gay infertility. The problem is that gay infertility is just biology. Two men and two women are not infertile. They're just not capable of impregnating each other. This isn't a medical problem. It's a mental problem." - David Horowitz

"I'm husband hunting. Now, I know all the men are going to be gay but at this point, I need a new gay husband. Or, a new lesbian assistant. If you want something done, tell a lesbian and the she'll chop down a tree. Something like that." - Judy Tenuta

"When AIDS first appeared, people didn't know what it was. You'll remember that it affected mostly young gay men - it was actually called GRID for a short period of time: Gay-Related Immunodeficiency Syndrome - and people thought it actually might be recreational drugs or other types of toxins." - Seth Berkley

"With each of the men I dated, everything ran its natural course, whether it worked out or not. I never felt burnt by any of them. I don't feel resentful. I don't want those years back. I'm not one of those women who thinks men are bastards. I love men: straight men, gay men. I've always had men close to me, from the time I was a child." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"Men argue. Nature acts." - Voltaire

"Evil brings men together." - Aristotle

"Evils draw men together." - Aristotle

"Study men, not historians." - Harry S Truman

"Reflection makes men cowards." - William Hazlitt

"Most men are fragile." - Taraji P Henson

"A scientist should be the happiest of men. Not that science isn't serious; but as everyone knows, being serious is one way of being happy, just as being gay is one way of being unhappy." - George Wald

"The pervasive idea is that if you're a man in the fashion industry, you're gay until proven otherwise. And of course there are lots of men who aren't. But people make certain assumptions." - Tim Gunn

"I hate it if I'm at a party and see nothing but gay men - I don't want to be there. If your party doesn't have sexy, wonderful women at it then it's not a party." - Jason Sellards

"I think when young kids can see Jason Collins, myself and Michael Sam, and Abby Wambach and Megan Rapinoe and different athletes come out, it will definitely change and encourage younger gay men and women to play the sport." - Robbie Rogers

"Tell you what, if there were gays in the army 'Saving Private Ryan' would have been a hell of a lot shorter film. There is no way it would take gay men three hours to find Matt Damon." - Adam Hills

"It will be a gay world. There will be lights everywhere except in the minds of men, and the fall of the last civilization will not be heard above the din." - Herbert Read

"A lot of people saw Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland as persecuted and tragic and vulnerable, and I think a lot of gay men feel that way because of their particular predicament in society and not being accepted completely." - Madonna Ciccone

"I believe that the shocking toll of AIDS on gay men in the West was partly due to their Seventies delusions that a world without women was possible. All-male energies, unbalanced and ravenous, literally tore the body apart." - Camille Paglia

"[On gay men:] Let me say, a more artistic, appreciative group of people for the arts does not exist ... They are more knowledgeable, more loving of the arts. They make the average male look stupid." - Bette Davis

"Think about it, I say. How many straight men maintain inappropriately intimate relationships with their mothers? How many shop with them? I want a gay son. People laugh, but they assume I'm kidding. I'm not." - Ayelet Waldman

"Man's nature is not a bit the same as wines. He loses flavour as his life declines. We drink the oldest wine that comes our way. Old men get nasty, old wines make us gay." - Alexis Sanchez

"Is it like gay men go into the priesthood because they figure, Well, this'll solve my problem. I can't be a homosexual in the priesthood; it'll just go away. Maybe I'll try it with the Republican Party." - Bill Maher

"Lots have said since what the film Maurice meant to gay men. I had a guy in New York who recognized me and jumped off a bus to tell me how I changed his life. Isn't that something?" - James Ivory

"When I was 18 years old, there was no internet and no gay teen nights. Instead, you went to the clubs and talked to grown men and did grown-up things." - Mark Bradford

"The majority of new infections in America are among young gay and bisexual men of color, and the full resources that could be brought to bear simply are not." - Cleve Jones

"Of all the men I slept with in my studio-bed on Gay Street (and there were a lot: I stopped counting) I liked Bill Mangold the best. Until I began to see Philip Rahv." - Mary Mccarthy

"I believe that the shocking toll of AIDS on gay men in the West was partly due to their Seventies delusionism that a world without women was possible. All-male energies, unbalanced and ravenous, literally tore the body apart." - Camille Paglia

"Dread deities, the giant powers that warred on men Grow tender brothers and gay children once again; Fades every hate away before the Mother's breast Where all the exiles of the heart return to rest." - George William Russell

"I mean if you two were to make love, that would be gay. Two men touching each other physically and emotionally...erotically caressing each other...on the hood of a car...or the back of a movie theater..." - Kristen Schaal

"Gay men have to go through something to own their - who they are. They get beat up. They get ostracized. Whatever they go through, if they survive it, they come out very confident people." - Louis C K

"As a heterosexual man, I've never really doubted my sexuality, but I've had men in my life and thought, 'If I was gay, I'd be with him' - you know?" - Garret Dillahunt

"Can't blame men for wanting him. And wouldn't be surprised if Dad even mildly flirted back. Dad somewhat enjoyed being called gay. He said it made women want to prove the assertion wrong." - Jennifer Grant

"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

"How many straight men maintain inappropriately intimate relationships with their mothers? How many shop with them? I want a gay son. People laugh, but they assume I'm kidding. I'm not." - Ayelet Waldman

"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." - Julian Clary



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