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Gay People Quotes


"I'm not against gay people." - Manny Pacquiao

"Some people are gay. Get over it!" - John Barrowman

"The gay motes that people the sunbeams." - John Milton

"It's not like I hate gay people." - Ali Liebegott

"The more gay people can tell our stories, the more other people will accept gay people." - Andrew Solomon

"Bisexuals are gay people - we're all gay. Some people don't like that." - Kyrsten Sinema

"I'm not gay, a lotta people think I'm gay. I have a girlfriend. She thinks I'm gay." - Tom Delonge

"You'll have many gay people on your side who just because they're gay, doesn't mean they're for gay marriage." - Andrew Breitbart

"Gay people are nice people. Just like any other people. And gay people love reggae music. Yeah. And gay people love Jamaica." - Yellowman

"I'm not getting married until gay people can get married. Because I'm gay." - Harris Wittels

"You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender - people are people." - Judith Light

"Straight people say, 'You know you're just gay,' and gay people say, 'You know you're just gay.' There is such a thing as bisexual!" - Andy Dick

"When gay people can get married, then I'll get married." - Mila Kunis

"I'm not one of these people who thinks everybody's gay." - Andrew Sullivan

"There are a lot of myths about gay people." - Cynthia Nixon

"I didn't know any gay people in my childhood." - Dolly Parton

"I think for gay people to see gay people living honestly about everything they do is really a contribution." - Christopher Rice

"People have to stop saying that just because someone is an anti-gay activist they might be gay. They're DEFINITELY GAY!!" - Bill Maher

"When people have asked me in the past if I'm gay, I've said "I'm not gay, but I'm festive."" - Sharon Gless

"People come up to me in pubs - gay pubs, mind you - and can't believe that I'm gay." - Luke Evans

"People sometimes think I'm gay because I once played a gay in a movie. It's funny. Audiences don't think you're a murderer if you play a murderer, but they do think you're gay if you play a gay." - Perry King

"Lots of people hate gay people. You can tell who they are because they start sentences with, "It's not like I hate gay people."" - Ali Liebegott

"I don't know why some people get worked up about gay people marrying. It's not gay people who are ruining the sanctity of marriage, it's celebrities." - Craig Ferguson

"Gay people don't actually try to convert people. That's Jehovah's Witnesses you're thinking of." - Tina Fey

"People don't become gay, bisexual, pansexual, transexual. People just fall in love with another person." - Calum Hood

"Gay people do' actually try to convert people. That's Jehovah's Witnesses you're thinking of." - Tina Fey

"I love gay people. Or as I sometimes call them, 'people.'" - Rob Delaney

"I know gay - gay people who aren't married who are better parents than some, you know, straight people I know who are married." - Denis Leary

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

"Yeah, the gay pride movement is precious and all, but I think it's about time we asked ourselves what gay people really have to offer to society." - Zach Braff

"I know, people were like, "It's all right that she's gay, but she doesn't have to look so gay." Trust me - I'm never cutting my hair again!" - Rosie O'Donnell

"Most gay bashers will be wearing what gay people had on four years earlier - only in polyester with a Penney's label." - Paul Rudnick

"Same sex marriage isn't gay privilege, it's equal rights. Privilege would be something like gay people not paying taxes. Like churches don't." - Ricky Gervais

"My life has been immensely enriched by gay mentors, colleagues and friends, and any discrimination and persecution of gay people is unacceptable." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"I'm not against gay people. I have a relative who is also gay. We can't help it if they were born that way." - Manny Pacquiao

"A straight writer can write a gay novel and not worry about it, and a gay novelist can write about straight people." - Edmund White

"When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary." - Andrew Sullivan

"Just because I do a few comedy bits about gay people, that does not mean I'm out there promoting some anti-gay cause." - Sam Kinison

"There are a lot of gay people in fashion, but it's not as if every gay person is a great creator." - Calvin Klein

"I'm sure that people who elected me, some of them thought I was gay, some of them thought I wasn't gay, and most of them didn't care." - Ed Koch

"I have gay friends, I support gay rights, I have nothing against the gay community, but when I see two guys kissing, I think it's gross. And, by the way, it's gross when 99% of straight people do it, too." - Artie Lange

"Actual gay people can make many others feel uncomfortable and paranoid because they don't know and can't articulate what makes a person gay, and they worry that maybe they themselves are gay." - Dan Savage

"My dad was a homicide cop in the gay neighborhood in the city when gay neighborhoods were desperate, depressing, sad places run by the mob. The only gay people he'd met when I came out to him were corpses." - Dan Savage

"...secular journalists... tend to accept uncritically the oft - repeated Evangelical Protestant and Conservative Roman Catholic definitions that the Bible is anti - gay. If these people were honest, they would have to admit that the Bible is also pro - slavery and anti - women." - John Shelby Spong

"I think gay people are like blondes: There're fewer of them but they have more fun." - Rita Mae Brown

"It's 2014, we can't stand for bigotry like this, also I hate gay people" - Chris Broussard

"People don't know if i'm gay, straight or an alien from outer space.. its funny" - Gerard Way

"People don't care how smart woman is as long as she's charming and gay and pretty." - Sandra Brown

"[Button] If Gay and Lesbian people are given civil rights, soon everyone will want them" - James Howe

"How many more gay people must God create until we realize that he wants them here?" - Kaniela Ing

"Of course, the most troubling question is why do these people assume we're gay?" - Dean Winchester

"I don't want to get married until all gay people can get married." - Lena Dunham

"My own country's record on human rights for gay people is far from perfect." - Hillary Clinton

"Definitely 99% of the hate I get is from other gay people." - Steve Grand

"Gay people getting married? Next, they'll be allowed to vote and pay taxes." - Kenneth Cole

"And now gay people want to get married... Haven't they suffered enough?" - George Carlin

"Black gay activists should try to build coalitions of people for the elimination of all injustice." - Bayard Rustin

"I think people will have great conversations about religions, women's sexuality, gender issues and gay issues." - Pam Grier

"I think very few people are gay. I'm a two-percenter myself." - Andrew Sullivan

"If gay and lesbian people are given civil rights, then everyone will want them!" - Anonymous

"For gay people, we learned about our lives in secrecy and a lot of fear." - Ira Sachs

"There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities." - Mary Cheney

"I don't understand what the big deal is with gay marriage. Get over it, people." - Kristin Chenoweth

"Gay people are born everyday. You will never legislate that away." - Melissa Etheridge

"Some people think I am gay, which I think is awesome." - Daniel Radcliffe

"When I grew up, there were no songs about gay people." - Melissa Etheridge

"Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay." - Pam Grier

"A lot of people call me gay because they don't see me with anyone." - Sharon Jones

"I don't Google myself, but I've heard that people think I'm gay. I've heard it all." - Kellan Lutz

"Many of my early Vines and collaborations were with gay people." - Nash Grier

"Gay people got a right to be as miserable as everybody else." - Chris Rock

"So many people, including stark conservatives, have family members and close friends who are gay." - Paul Singer

"I had a hell of a time convincing people I was gay - which was so annoying!" - Portia De Rossi

"Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!" - Ben Affleck

"There's an awareness of fashion in this country, and it's not limited to gay people." - Calvin Klein

"I think honestly, some people who think they're gay, they're confused." - Stevie Wonder

"I'm dead against the idea that you should try to "cure" people of being gay." - Ian Mckellen

"I'm not for gay marriage, but I'm not for discriminating against people." - Joel Osteen

"Because gay people were so much more visible, violence against gays was more common and reported on. But they were definitely related to each other. In the wake of AIDS, gay people felt like they had to organize, become much more active and visible. AIDS fostered a gay rights movement that made gay people more powerful and more vulnerable at the same time." - Dale Peck

"I was part of a show called 'Manifest Equality' in Los Angeles in 2010, and I realized there was a disconnect between people who are gay or have gay friends and are gay-friendly, and people who think they don't know any gay people." - Io Tillett Wright

"You think you're in a place where you're all 'I'm thrilled to be gay, I have no issues about being gay anymore, I don't feel shame about being gay,' but you actually do. You're just not fully aware of it. I think I still felt scared about people knowing. I felt awkward around gay people; I felt guilty for not being myself." - Ellen Page

"People in the gay community are real people too. They have lives and families and friends. They do normal things." - Harry Wayne Casey

"A lot of people think that telling people you're gay is something someone might say just to get attention." - Dan Savage

"If people are going to complain about stereotyping, it's as likely to be Italian-Americans as gay people." - Jason Bateman

"I might as well be gay. And not just because I love rhinestones and Barbara Streisand. But because Im a sensitive person who is supportive of gay people the same way Im sensitive to grossly obese people and ugly people." - Richard Simmons

"I actually feel sorry for people who have a lot of illusions in their head about what gay is. I mean, I know some gay people who are really wonderful people." - Richard Chamberlain

"Getting a gay fan base is slow. I think if I were able to reach more gay people they would love it. I can't get the songs in their ears. I love my gay family. I just wish I could reach more of them. I'm in this car going from club to club but they're not gay clubs." - Mary Gauthier

"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." - Dan Savage

"Gay rights is just a matter of time. Look at the polls. Worrying about gay marriage, let alone gay civil unions or gay employment rights, is a middle-age issue. Young people just can't see the problem. At worst, gays are going to win this one just by waiting until the opposition dies off." - Gail Collins

"I feel like because I've done more gay characters, gay scenes, or gay projects than most straight actors, people see it as some sort of mission. It's more of a case-by-case basis, and just trying to capture figures that I love. I guess that a lot of the figures that I love were gay." - James Franco

"I think people feel threatened by homosexuality. The problem isn't about gay people, the problem is about the attitude towards gay people. People think that all gays are Hannibal Lecters. But gay people are sons and daughters, politicians and doctors, American heroes and daughters of American heroes." - Hollis Stacy

"I think religion has always tried to turn hatred towards gay people. Religion promotes the hatred and spite against gays. But there are so many Christian people I know who are gay and love their religion." - Elton John

"I feel we need to stop worrying about pro-gay movements and start worrying about fundamentalist movements. It's not just about how gay people are treated - it's about how people are treated in general." - Jason Sellards

"I grew up around gay people my entire life, basically, that's possibly why I'm quite camp, and some people think I'm gay when I meet them, which I think is awesome. It's always good to keep them guessing," - Daniel Radcliffe

"Why shouldn't gay people be allowed to be able to marry? Those against gay marriages say marriage should only be between a man and a woman. God, I of all people know that doesn't always work!" - Elizabeth Taylor

"Gay people can't be proud of the country and want to defend it too. What's the army afraid is going to happen if gay people are in it. Private, shoot that man! I can't, he's adorable." - Jon Stewart

"I grew up around gay people my entire life, basically, that's possibly why I'm quite camp, and some people think I'm gay when I meet them, which I think is awesome. It's always good to keep them guessing," - Daniel Radcliffe

"I posed for a gay magazine, which caused much comment. But it doesn't bother me. Gay people are fighting the same kind of stereotyping that bodybuilders are: People have certain misconceptions about them just as they do about us." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"I do think that if the Church can see its way to greater tolerance, Church members will have greater exposure to gay people, and the lives of those gay people will be better." - Andrew Solomon

"Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out is the biggest way that gay people can change perception. There are people that give millions of dollars to gay organizations but are closeted to their own families" - Jill Bennett

"Gay people - generally speaking - have a responsibility to our own community and to future generations of gay people to come out, if and when we feel that we can." - Rachel Maddow

"Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out is the biggest way that gay people can change perception. There are people that give millions of dollars to gay organizations but are closeted to their own families." - Jill Bennett

"The gay people I knew in real life were soft spoken and didn't want to call attention to themselves because they were terrified of exposing themselves, of people finding out that they're gay." - Chris Colfer

"I don't like gay people and I don't like to be around gay people. I am homophobic. I don't like it. It shouldn't be in the world or in the United States." - Tim Hardaway

"Jesus never said a word about homosexuality. In all of his teachings about multiple things - he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies." - Jimmy Carter

"The battle going on over gay marriage in America reveals an awful lot. The Bible belt - people hate gay people. Because the Bible tells them? No, the Bible tells them an awful lot of things that they ignore." - Ian Mckellen

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

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

"It's time for the Supreme Court to catch up to the American people and legalize gay marriage." - Bernie Sanders

"Lot of people wondering if John Kerry supports gay marriages. Here's a hint ... he gets $1,000 haircuts." - Craig Kilborn

"I think a lot of gay people who are not dealing with their homosexuality get into right- wing politics." - Armistead Maupin

"Political correctness has changed everything. People forget that political correctness used to be called spastic gay talk." - Frankie Boyle

"God knows, as a minority, gay people have taken serious lumps for their sexual preferences. As has every minority." - William Friedkin

"We"re not going to allow gay people to adopt children, that's against nature, it's against nature's God." - William Anthony Donohue

"Gay or straight? So what? It doesn't matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people regardless." - Willie Nelson

"I think that gay people should have the right to get married by Elvis like everybody else." - Margaret Cho

"Gay people are not in the habit of thinking of ourselves as leading our civilization, and yet we do." - Judy Grahn

"Very few people have the guts to come up to you and say, 'Hey, are you gay?" - Lance Bass

"My readers are 90 percent gay, and it's who I write for. I am not here to entertain straight people." - Sarah Schulman

"A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight - and when they come out, they're gay." - Benjamin Carson

"There's no such thing, of course, as an old-fashioned gay guy. They're the most decadent people." - Norm Macdonald

"God does not hate gay people. He's just mad because they found a loophole in His system." - Daniel Tosh

"A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight - and when they come out, they"re gay." - Benjamin Carson

"We're not going to allow gay people to adopt children, that's against nature, it's against nature's God." - William Anthony Donohue

"The way even movements change is stunning: Chinese communist capitalists? Evangelicals deciding to be nice to gay people?" - Frank Schaeffer

"I don't think everybody's gay. But I think a lot more people are than the world knows about." - Kevin Sessums

"I understand why the gay community wants to embrace actors who are out. People want to be represented." - Cheyenne Jackson

"The reason there are so many gyms in London is because the amount of gay people who are here now." - Karl Pilkington

"I can't help looking gay. I put on a dress and people say, Who's the dyke in the dress?" - Karen Ripley

"Religion is so focused on family. These days, for many people, being gay is also focused on family." - Andrew Solomon

"I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love." - Siobhan Fahey

"I don't care if people think I'm gay. I know I'm not, so it doesn't bother me." - Adam Garcia

"Very few people have the guts to come up to you and say, 'Hey, are you gay?'" - Lance Bass

"I don't blame homosexuals for being angry when people say they've made a choice to be gay, because they don't." - James Dobson

"When I see gay people holding hands or kissing in the streets, I just don't think that's right." - Tim Hardaway

"I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded by gay people quite early and frequently." - Judith Light

"A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight - and when they come out, they're gay." - Benjamin Carson

"I myself know some people who are gay. We're on friendly terms. I'm not prejudiced in any way." - Vladimir Putin

"I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that's where us gay people come from... you heterosexuals." - Ellen Degeneres

"Inequality for gay and lesbian people is no longer a debatable issue in either church or state." - John Shelby Spong

"I'm a gay black guy. If I can't ask questions without caring what people think of me, who can?" - Don Lemon

"Way too many people believe Republicans are anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-science, anti-gay, anti-worker." - Jeb Bush

"Gay people do not fight for freedom to live in a lavender bubble, but in a more just society." - Urvashi Vaid

"Miss Piggy and Chicken Little may rest easy, but gay people in Florida and California can no longer get married." - Samantha Ronson

"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

"Those people are seen, I assume, by Larry [Kramer] as writing partly about gay issues and problems, whether it's on the surface or not, and I am not. But another thing is when we met, there still wasn't exactly a gay/straight divide in the minds of a lot of straight people. There weren't any gay people, as far as we knew, at Yale." - Kevin Sessums

"Many people say, "Oh, we have nothing against Puerto Ricans," and I wanted a way to unmask the people that say that they have nothing against gay people." - Luis Negron

"I'm really disturbed about the gay marriage thing. Because I think gay people should get married, cause it's their own business ... Because as a Black man, I think you've got to be against any form of discrimination." - Charles Barkley

"We shouldn't just allow gay marriage. We should insist on gay marriage. We should regard it as scandalous that two people could claim to love each other and not want to sanctify their love with marriage and fidelity." - David Brooks

"Yes, gay marriage is about symbolically blessing a relationship, but the larger issue is about transmitting a fundamental message about equality. Gay people should have equality in law everywhere." - Daniel Radcliffe



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