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"Gays should be fought against." - Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz

"Faggot isn't offensive to gays; it's got nothing to do with gays." - Ann Coulter

"Our gays are more macho than their straights." - Ann Coulter

"At least gays don't kill babies before their due date." - Daniel Tosh

"Western culture is what keeps women and gays safe." - Milo Yiannopoulos

"I was trying to point out I'm not opposed to gays having their partnership. I'm opposed to gays using theterm marriage for their relationship." - Rick Warren

"The Bible says gays arent natural. What, and a talking snake is?!" - Russell Howard

"The Bible is to gays what Mein Kampf is to Jews." - Peter Tatchell

"Remember, Jesus would rather constantly shame gays than let orphans have a family." - Stephen Colbert

"Not all gays respond to the same stuff. Would Alexander the Great have loved Auntie Mame?" - Bruce Bawer

"We can't believe how many gays there are in heavy metal, people like..." - Biff Byford

"Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches." - Reverend Malcolm Boyd

"I love blacks and gays and latinos, as long as they don't live next door." - Mojo Nixon

"Atheists are the new gays; in the closet and pretty much disqualified from public office." - Richard Dawkins

"If you don't want gays in the military, make the uniforms ugly" - Joan Rivers

"If God wanted us to accept gays, he'd have made us compassionate" - Stephen Colbert

"[Suggested policy concerning gays in the military:] Don't ask, don't tell." - Charles Moskos

"Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches." - Malcolm Boyd

"God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate!" - Troy Perry

"I don't think it's the responsibility of gays and lesbians to reinvent the family." - Dan Savage

"I was never an assimilationist. I always thought gays had some special mission." - Edmund White

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

"I'm a comedian, and my comedy has never endorsed violence towards gays." - Sam Kinison

"Gays are some of the nicest, kindest, most loving people in the world." - Joel Osteen

"Gays seem to be at the bottom of the pecking order: no matter how far down the pecking order another group is, its members still feel superior to and have no problem picking on gays." - Peter Mcwilliams

"I need the gays at the shows. If I don't have the gays, I just go nuts, because they always know every word and they're the best core audience you can have." - Courtney Love

"So I think all gays who are born gay are overwhelming conservative, maybe apolitical, and all those angry gays, causing trouble for everybody, I don't think they were born gay. I think they are just angry at their fathers." - Ann Coulter

"We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries." - Pete Coors

"America is off-the-hook gay. I will not go all Ann Coulter on you and say, 'Our gays are better than their gays,' but as far as countries go, we are in-your-face gay." - Henry Rollins

"If there weren't blacks, Jews and gays, there would no Oscars. Or anyone named Oscar, if you think about that." - Ellen Degeneres

"I don't believe in involving the government in enforcing or encouraging the lifestyle of gays and homosexuals." - Bill Mccollum

"Everyone knows that gays have served honorably in the military since at least the time of Julius Caesar." - Barry Goldwater

"That is [liberalism's] goal - to destroy the family [liberals] just made up this gay marriage thing gays are natural conservatives." - Ann Coulter

"We need laws that protect everyone - men and women, straights and gays, regardless of sexual perversion...ah, persuasion." - Bella Abzug

"The men with stars on their shoulders supporting gays serving in the military is going to have a profound impact." - Norah O'Donnell

"I do' believe in involving the government in enforcing or encouraging the lifestyle of gays and homosexuals." - Bill Mccollum

"This is what happens when you don't let gays marry; they start designing clothes out of spite." - Jon Stewart

"Everybody knows that smiling is for little girls, the gays and certain kinds of fish who are smiling by accident." - Buddy Wakefield

"We need conservatives that can accept gays, and then we need hippies that can shave and bathe." - Patton Oswalt

"Gays are now allowed to serve openly in the military. So maybe our next war could be a musical." - David Letterman

"I do have a lot of gays in my family now, but some will never come out." - Dolly Parton

"Many people secretly think that gays are a lot happier than they are, and want to punish them." - George Weinberg

"The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on." - Michael Huffington

"Liberals claim to love gays when it allows them to vent their spleen at Republicans. But disagree with liberals and their first response is to call you gay. Liberals are gays' biggest champions on issues most gays couldn't care less about, like gay marriage or taxpayer funding of photos of men with bullwhips up their derrieres. But who has done more to out, embarrass, and destroy the lives of gay men who prefer to keep their orientation private than Democrats? Who is more intolerant of gays in the Republican Party than gays in the Democratic Party?" - Ann Coulter

"If we want to do away with the injustice to gays it will not be done because we get rid of the injustice to gays. It will be done because we are forwarding the effort for the elimination of injustice to all. And we will win the rights for gays, or blacks, or Hispanics, or women within the context of whether we are fighting for all." - Bayard Rustin

"[The] idealization of marriage is typical of those who are excluded from it: priests, gays, adolescents. It shows an extraordinary willful blindness." - Michael Warner

"No country should deny people their rights because of who they love, which is why we must stand up for the rights of gays and lesbians everywhere." - Barack Obama

"While there may have been an age difference, Josh Duggar's transgressions are far less an affront to God than what gays do with each other." - Ted Cruz

"Gays (homosexuals) usually bring up the argument about all the straight couples living in 'sham' marriages, but I see no point in dragging the Clintons into this" - Ann Coulter

"We've got a Muslim for a president who hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farming, loves gays and we hate him!" - Hank Williams, Jr.

"I'm sick of people saying I hate blacks, women, and gays. It's false and slanderous. Everyone who knows me knows I hate the Chinese." - Zach Braff

"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." - Anita Bryant

"Gays have become the unpaid secretaries of desire, filing and cataloguing human weakness. Promiscuity is now a form of bureaucracy. Tedious, eye-straining, number-crunching slave work..." - Mark Simpson

"There are gays and lesbians in every country, so there should be no discrimination against them just because of their destiny," - Hun Sen

"My analysis is that the gays are about 5% of the attack on marriage in this country, and the feminists are about 95%." - Phyllis Schlafly

"You can't plead tolerance for gays by saying that they're just like everyone else. Tolerance is something we should extend to people who are not like everyone else." - Vito Russo

"Well, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' is back - not for gays in the military. It's President Obama's new policy for questions about Libya. Don't ask, don't tell." - Jay Leno

"It's often said that those who are unduly bothered by gays are latent homosexuals. Isn't it possible that people obsessed with racism are themselves racist." - Ann Coulter

"Thank God for the gays. I don't know what would have happened but I know what did happen. Good for them and good for me." - Bette Midler

"I fear that within 10 years gays, trade union activists and left wing politicians will be led off to the gas chambers." - Ken Livingstone

"It's often said that those who are unduly bothered by gays are latent homosexuals. Is' it possible that people obsessed with racism are themselves racist." - Ann Coulter

"I have issues with liberals, which includes many gay people. I have found some liberal gays to be extremely intolerant of other points of view." - Jeff Gannon

"Imagine if today, they invented a religion that advocated the killing of gays. We would not tolerate that. However, Islam is a religion that advocates that." - Greg Gutfeld

"Ask Hillary Clinton why she takes tens of millions of dollars from countries that hate women and disrespect women, that throw gays off of buildings." - Kellyanne Conway

"There are still so many misconceptions out there, including that gays come from bad families. Maybe I don't completely change people's minds, but I make them think twice." - Candace Gingrich-Jones

"I think the decision that's been made with respect to allowing gays to serve openly in the military is a good one." - Dick Cheney

"We've all seen 'Jewing it up' performances. They are about as miserable to watch as as 'camping it up' performances when representing gays." - Patrick Marber

"If gays are granted rights, next we'll have to give rights to prostitutes and to people who sleep with St. Bernards and to nailbiters." - Anita Bryant

"I've always thought it would be fun to have a vegan campaign aimed at gays called "Don't be a Dairy Queen."" - Dan Mathews

"[Gays and lesbians should be] Punished, in fact, killed. The people involved should be killed in the worst, most severe way of killing." - Ali al-Sistani

"Lesbians and gays... they still have to fight, even inside. It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted." - Catherine Deneuve

"My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel." - Roseanne Barr

"Well, it'd certainly be fascinating if we discovered that gays were better at being married than heterosexuals are. Talk about irony." - Gail Collins

"What people love about Santorum is he is who is he. He speaks his words. He loves God. He loves his country, and he loves gays." - Foster Friess

"I now realize that I am a gay man before anything else. Other gays may think they're a Jew first, or black, or a banker, but I'm gay." - Larry Kramer

"I don't think there is any good answer to the question why shouldn't gays and lesbians who want to serve their country be allowed to do it." - John Bolton

"I think people underestimate rednecks. People stereotype rednecks and small-town people the same way they might stereotype gays and lesbians, and it's not really fair." - Brandy Clark

"There are gays and lesbians in every country, so there should be no discrimination against them just because of their destiny." - Hun Sen

"Sometime in the not too distant future, denying gays the right to marry will be viewed as historically corrupt - as corrupt as denying slaves their freedom." - Mark Mckinnon

"Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians." - Mitt Romney

"In today's U.S., it's possible for almost anyone - women, gays, African-Americans, Jews - to run for, and be elected to, high office." - Salman Rushdie

"Securing for gays and lesbians the basic right to have their relationships and families recognized as part of a community makes all of our communities stronger." - Paul Singer

"Originally I was opposed to gay assimilation and targeted gay marriage as just another effort on the part of gays to resemble their straight neighbours." - Edmund White

"AIDS had won gays sympathy; they no longer seemed the privileged brats that the general populace had resented in the 1970s." - Edmund White

"I am a huge fan of gays. They love me, and I love them. They think of me as sort of a gay icon." - Tori Spelling

"First, I used some of my own experiences and observations from attending a public high school. Secondly, I joined in some Internet chat rooms for gays and lesbians." - Ellen Muth

"I don't get this shitty attitude that only gays should care about gay issues and only women should care about women's issues." - Sarah Silverman

"Most Jewish feminists and gays that I know remain angry and frustrated by Jewish progressives. Deeply committed to progressive causes, frequently in the vanguard of political action, Jewish feminist and gays find ourselves fighting for the rights of others without the secure knowledge that others will fight for us." - Irena Klepfisz

"Gays have always been in the military. Alexander the Great was originally Alexander the Fabulous. A gay man invented C-rations. He claims he could never talk anyone into the cilantro garnish. Obviously, gays were not allowed to design the outfits, because we never would have stayed with the earth tones for so long." - Kate Clinton

"You could protect a religious minority against gays and lesbians. Or you could protect gays and lesbians against a religious minority. And then, it seems to me something political is happening. Because we're not really looking at the kind of speech that is injurious." - Judith Butler

"I think that people are concerned about the breakdown of the family but they also don't want to see discrimination against gays and lesbians who they work with and they want to be able to make sure that gays can visit each other in hospitals and be able to inherit property." - Barack Obama

"I don't know why all gays aren't Republican. I think we have the pro-gay positions, which is anti-crime and for tax cuts. Gays make a lot of money and they're victims of crime. No, they are! They should be with us." - Ann Coulter

"I'm in a weird position, because I like rainbows, but I'm not gay. So whenever I go out wearing a rainbow shirt, I have to put "Not gay." But I'm not against gays, so under that I'll have to put "... but supportive." It's weird how one group of people took refracted light. That's very greedy, gays." - Demetri Martin

"We do not accept the Western way of thinking that there are two ways of life. At the same time, the police (here) are not chasing gays. In Africa, sexuality is something very private, even for heterosexuals. Heterosexuals are not parading! But gays want to behave like exhibitionists." - Yoweri Museveni

"The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun." - Christian Siriano

"As a lifelong pacifist, Quaker, and a gay man, I despair that gays and lesbians are expending energy trying to get into the military when they should be using that same energy getting rid of the military completely." - Ned Rorem

"A lot of my hair stylists and my beauty team that I work with are gay so I hang out with gays a lot and I just think they're adorable and hilarious." - Britney Spears

"It's still true that literary works by women, gays, and writers of color are often framed as specific, rather than universal, small rather than big, personal or particular rather than socially significant." - Cheryl Strayed

"For some reason, President Obama is being heckled about "don't ask, don't tell," which may be revoked. The president wants gays to be allowed to serve openly in the military." - Bill O'Reilly

"If God dislikes gays so much, how come he picked Michelangelo, a known homosexual, to paint the Sistine Chapel ceiling while assigning Anita Bryant to go on television and push orange juice?" - Mike Royko

"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

"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

"Gays feel about popularity the same way teenage girls do. Is it that we really want friends we can count on, or do we just want guys around us whom we can share our curlers with?" - Perry Brass

"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

"Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it." - Bill Hicks

"Nor did Americans believe that Republicans had been waging war on minorities, women, or gays - especially given that Republicans have held the House only since 2011 and have been out of power in the Senate and presidency since 2009." - Victor Davis Hanson

"Religion promotes the hatred and spite against gays. From my point of view, I would ban religion completely. Organised religion doesn't seem to work. It turns people into really hateful lemmings and it's not really compassionate." - Elton John

"Rev. Pat Robertson says that if more states legalize gay marriage, God will destroy America. He did say that afterwards, gays will come in and do a beautiful renovation." - Conan O'Brien

"After I read about Uganda's now famous "kill the gays" bill, I wanted to explore the religious forces behind it. As a gay man, I wanted to understand the folks who wanted to kill me and why." - Roger Ross Williams

"You ca' plead tolerance for gays by saying that they"re just like everyone else. Tolerance is something we should extend to people who are not like everyone else." - Vito Russo

"Gays have rights, lesbians have rights, men have rights, women have rights, even animals have rights. How many of us have to die before the community recognizes that we are not expendable?" - Octavia St. Laurent

"Fundamentalist Christianity is not just a threat to lesbians and gays, but to all Americans who cherish democracy and the rights and protections guaranteed us by the U.S. constitution." - Mel White

"Unlike abortion nobody gets hurt when gays marry but it does have deep implications for what kind of society we want to be. Therefore, individual states should decide the question." - Bill O'Reilly

"Our opponent [Cory Aquino] does not put on any make up. She does not have her fingernails manicured. You know gays. They are for beauty. Filipinos who like beauty, love and God are for Marcos." - Imelda Marcos

"Whoever you hate will end up in your family. You don't like gays? You're gonna have a gay son. You don't like Puerto Ricans? Your daughter's gonna come home with Livin' La Vida Loca!" - Chris Rock

"Gays are beginning to realize what blacks learned long ago: Unless you are out here fighting for yourself then nobody else will help you. I think the gay community has a moral obligation to continue the fight." - Bayard Rustin

"We've got to get rid of this discrimination, this chilling, this bigotry toward gays and lesbians that are reflected in literally hundreds and hundreds of statutes and regulations in this country." - Ralph Nader

"We are coming out to tell the truths about gays, for I am tired of the conspiracy of silence, so I'm going to talk about it. And I want you to talk about it." - Harvey Milk

"Where was the libertarian right during the great struggles for individual liberty in America in the last half-century? The libertarian movement has been conspicuously absent from the campaigns for civil rights for nonwhites, women, gays and lesbians." - Michael Lind

"If we [gays] want to be equal under the law, we must now - as the great heroes of the Civil Rights movement of 1963 and 1964 showed us - turn our attention to the federal government." - Cleve Jones

"I am uncomfortable with talking of poetry as a priestly profession, because I have little use for organized religions and priestly hierarchies. They have demoralized, persecuted, so many, including women, gays, non-believers." - Adrienne Rich

"I don't give a bleep if gays get married. That's just a contract, and that's between them and God. That ain't up to me to play God on that." - Toby Keith

"Our politics at its best involves us recognizing ourselves in each other. And our politics at its worst are when we see immigrants or women or blacks or gays or Mexicans as somehow separate, apart from us." - Barack Obama

"So many times, white - non-college-education - educated white males have voted Republican. They voted against their own economic interests because of guns, because of gays, and because of God, the three G's, God being the woman's right to choose." - Judy Woodruff

"Fidel Castro rhetorically championed the poor. He also held the Cuban economy in a kind of arrested state. He called for racial equality but often cracked down - but did crack down on the press and dissidents and Cuban gays." - Scott Simon

"What was so interesting about the glam era was that it was about bisexuality and breaking down the boundaries between gays and straights, breaking down the boundaries between masculinity and femininity with this androgyny thing." - Todd Haynes

"The one bonus of not lifting the ban on gays in the military is that the next time the government mandates a draft we can all declare homosexuality instead of running off to Canada." - Lorne Bloch

"What is deeply distressing is the incredible number of people who are vehemently opposed to equality, and the need for them to deny gay rights simply because they cannot bear the thought of gays having rights." - Margaret Cho

"Trying to fault gays and lesbians for standing up for their rights is backwards and unconscionable.We have no idea how powerful we actually are. We were never considered part of the general, respectable population." - Margaret Cho

"San Francisco fucking rules. I am so proud of my home town for legalizing gay marriage, sending gays and lesbians down to the city by the Bay that was built on rock and roll to tie the knot." - Margaret Cho

"on tolerance of gays: You always have to remember - no matter what you're told - that God loves all the flowers, even the wild ones that grow on the side of the highway." - Cyndi Lauper

"The percentage of gays is the same, probably, as anywhere. Most bodybuilders are straight, regular street guys, though a lot aren't serious. Many in California are punks, beach bums just lying around in the sun and maybe collecting unemployment." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"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

"John Paulk, the poster boy for 'ex-gays' was found in a gay bar in Washington. He said he was there to use the bathroom. But nobody thought to ask him for what." - Kate Clinton

"Some people go to the West and claim they are gays and that their lives are at risk in the Gambia, in order for them to be granted a stay in Europe." - Yahya Jammeh

"The most gentle people in the world are macho males, people who are confident in their masculinity and have a feeling of well-being in themselves. They don't have to kick in doors, mistreat women, or make fun of gays." - Clint Eastwood

"Over the centuries, and even today, the Bible and Christian theology have helped justify the Crusades, slavery, violence against gays, and the murder of doctors who perform abortions. The words themselves are latent, inert, harmless - until they aren't." - Amy Waldman

"I think they should let gays in the military because we are the United States of America. And if a gay person wants to serve his or her country, why should they not be allowed to?" - Jesse Ventura

"I think that in many ways, gays are behind women and behind blacks, as far as rights go. But I always say, if you know one of us, it's hard to hate us." - Lesley Gore

"Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to ensure fair pay for women in the workplace. In addition, he succeeded in getting a measure passed to end discrimination against gays in the military." - Kitty Kelley

"The most important fact is that gays have been here since day one. To say otherwise is a gross denial and stupidity. We played an enormous part in the history of America." - Larry Kramer

"I forgot that San Francisco is not an angry city like New York. Gays have gotten what they wanted there over the years, unlike New York, where we had to fight for everything." - Larry Kramer

"Marriage is between a man and a woman. No group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality, it doesn't matter what they are. They don't get to change the definition." - Benjamin Carson

"If you had told me 28 years ago that the largest organization in the world touching the lives of gays and lesbians would be a church, I would not have believed you." - Troy Perry

"The hypocrisy and false piety of the deniers aside, the relationships of gays have no effect on heteros. Especially all the heteros who've done such a marvelous job of debasing marriage on their own all these many years." - John Ridley

"Until politicos take a true stand in defense of marriage by proposing an anti-adultery amendment to the Constitution, stop demonizing gays and lesbians when the one debasing your marriage is the individual in the mirror." - John Ridley

"Are not the gays who seek the right to marry, to formalise their commitment to each other, holding up a mirror to heterosexuals who are marrying less frequently and divorcing more often?" - Malcolm Turnbull

"If bigots oppose gay marriage so vehemently, it must be because marriage is a defining institution for them; gays will never be fully accepted until they can marry and adopt, like anyone else." - Edmund White

"Americans know as much about Canada as straight people do about gays. Americans arrive at the border with skis in July, and straight people think that being gay is just a phase. A very long phase." - Scott Thompson

"Where gays and lesbians are the best organized and most concentrated in numbers are states that President Clinton must carry in order to be reelected in 1996. Among the states are California, New York, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, Illinois." - David Mixner