Quotation Explorer - 'Gay'

Gay life is this object out there that’s waiting to be written about. A lot of people think we’ve exhausted all the themes of gay fiction, but we’ve just barely touched on them. - Edmund White
I’m in a band. I don’t go to church every Sunday. I love punk rock music. Sometimes I use swear words a lot. I respect and admire gay men and women. I’m obsessed with horror films. I know what shame feels like. And guess what old man? Jesus is still my Savior. - Hayley Williams
Outside, across the putrid moat and under the dark mute trees, I would often lie and dream for hours about what I read in the books; and would longingly picture myself amidst gay crowds in the sunny world beyond the endless forests. - H.P. Lovecraft
I don't have a problem with these Arizona laws. I have a problem with Chicano, Gay and Lesbian, Asian-American and African-American histories not being taught in American History courses. - M.G. Hardie
Am I gay, am I straight? No, I'm just slutty. So, where's my parade? What about slut pride. - Margaret Cho
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
I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us. - Kinky Friedman
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
Even with the Boy Scouts admitting openly gay youths, its exclusion of LGBT adults teaches our children by example what the organization really thinks about them and what they should think about themselves. - DaShanne Stokes
I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that. - Robert Michaels
If someone called me fat, that affects me way more than someone calling me a f----t. I think just because I've accepted that, if someone calls me a f----t, it's like, I am gay and I'm proud to be gay so there's no issues there. If something calls you fat, that's something I want to change. - Sam Smith
It's better to have a gay life of it than to commit suicide. - Vincent Van Gogh
For the hundreds of thousands of Californians in gay and lesbian households who are managing their day-to-day lives, this decision affirms the full legal protections and safeguards I believe everyone deserves. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Our hearts are light and gay because now its happening, we're starting, we're travelling again. - Martha Gellhorn
Lots of teenage girls have taken comfort under the wings of half-closeted gay boys. - Tina Fey
Amazing how eye and skin color come in many shades yet many think sexuality is just gay or straight. - DaShanne Stokes
What’s interesting about the relationship between gay men and women is there can be a lot of affection, but there’s a line that you don’t cross. - Michael Carroll
No matter whether you’re a gay or a mixed race couple; when you’re drawn together, ultimately it doesn’t matter what everybody thinks because it’s so honest, true, and sincere. How can that be wrong? - Tegan Quin
gay marriage... always being an issue for the voting public when it should be an individual‘s private choice. - G.A. Hauser
The way I would choose to identify myself wouldn’t be gay. I’ve been attracted mostly to ‘shes’ but I’ve been with many people and I’m open to love wherever it can be. - Ezra Miller
I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
I started to be really proud of the fact I was gay even though I wasn't - Kurt Cobain
It's not called being gay, it's called being fabulous! - PewDiePie
I would argue that a truly developed country would be beyond Presidents and Kings. In a world with some semblance of equality, each liberal-minded woman, each gay person, and indeed almost every person could be their own President. In a world of equals, what real service does a ruler provide? - Isaac Asimov
Damien has died and gone straight to gay boy heaven,' Shaunee said... - P.C. Cast
Social conservatives seem to see a bigger threat to marriage from committed gay couples who want in on it than from straight ones who opt out of it. - Margaret Talbot
I was like, Am I gay? Am I straight? And I realized...I'm just slutty. Where's my parade? - Margaret Cho
Conservatives believe in the ties that bind us. Society is stronger when we make vows to each other and we support each other. I don’t support gay marriage in spite of being a conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a conservative. - David Cameron
We think the cross to bear is not for those who are gay, but those who believe in crosses in the first place. - Jon Armstrong
Fitzgerald has charm. It's a silly word, but it's an exact word for me. I like 'The Great Gatsby' and it's sad, gay nostalgia. - Truman Capote
Gay diversity is like the Village People. You can all wear different stupid outfits as long as you sing the same stupid song. - Jack Malebranche
I believe a Christian muffler shop owner should have the same right to refuse service to a gay couple, as a gay lifeguard has to refuse service to a drowning Christian. - Quentin R. Bufogle
You're the best gay friend I've ever had! - America talking to France
When you have two people who love each other, are happy and gay and really good work is being done by one or both of them, people are drawn to them as surely as migrating birds are drawn at night to a powerful beacon. - Ernest Hemingway
Wake up in the morning and get into each day, living it in a way that will make you happy and gay. - RVM
The pressures on gay teens can be overwhelming--to keep secrets, tell lies, deny who you are, and try to be who you're not. Remember: you are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise. - Alex Sanchez
I know I can't tell you what it's like to be gay. But I can tell you what it's not. It's not hiding behind words, Mama. Like family and decency and Christianity. - Armistead Maupin
Hey, GreenHollyWood ruin my vision. I don't want to be gay... because what's shown in Mr.Robot it's geysish, mother fucker! - Deyth Banger
Substitute the word gay for straight and she's the exact same pain in the neck kid sister she was before she told us. - Amy Kaufman Burk
I'd rather be black than gay because when you're black you don't have to tell your mother.
Membership of a larger group is not an identity. Being Asian is not an identity. Being gay is not an identity. Being deaf, blind, or wheelchair-bound is not an identity, nor is being economically deprived. - Lionel Shriver
The midsummer sun shines but dim, The fields strive in vain to look gay; But when I am happy in Him December's as pleasant as May. - John Newton
A book a day keeps the mind happy and gay! - Sima Mittal
If you're in the public eye, you're either a womanizer or you're gay. I'm neither one.
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
I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away. - Mark Haddon
I oppose same-sex marriage and civil unions but I support domestic partnership between gay and lesbian couples. I have no problem with gay and lesbian couples adopting. I support equal benefits for same-sex couples such as hospital visitation rights - Mitt Romney
Words were his delight; Hers, a gay gracefulnessOf dancing and moving. But when to the place Of deep loving (Starlight at midnight)At last they came, Their full communion And consummation,Their complete sphere,Was stillness for her,Silence for him. - Theodore Spencer
I think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems. On the cross, he forgave the people who crucified him. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel. Try being a gay woman in the Middle East -- you're as good as dead. - Elton John
The prostate might as well have been a mythological creature like a unicorn or Leprechaun only acknowledged through whispery giggles among women brunching with their gay friends. - Maggie Young
I realize that they giggle and I actually laugh, that they show their cleavage and I have none to show, but just so you know, I am also a girl. I'm one of the three wise MEN. And it's gay to think that James Bond is hot. - John Green
People don't care how smart woman is as long as she's charming and gay and pretty. - Sandra Brown
Well let's face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still give dinner parties? - Nigel Slater
When they are gay, the waves echo their gaiety; but when they are sad, then every breaker, as it rolls, seems to bring additional sadness, and to speak to us of hopelessness and of the pettiness of all our joys. - Emmuska Orczy
The truth is, the notion that gay marriage is harmful to marriage, is sort of mind-boggling, because these are people trying to get married. But it seems to me, if you want to defend marriage against something, defend it against divorce. - Cokie Roberts
I oppose same-sex marriage but I would advance equal rights in employment for gay and lesbian people. I appointed a few judges who were gay and I had few people in my cabinet that I found out were gay. I never asked peoples sexual orientation. - Mitt Romney
In general there should be gay characters in YA because a) surprise, there are gay folks everywhere and b) in my opinion as a father, there’s not a damn thing wrong with my child encountering gay folks in her literature, because see point a). - John Scalzi
But there was another class of people, the real people. To this class they all belonged, and in it the great thing was to be elegant, generous, plucky, gay, to abandon oneself without a blush to every passion, and to laugh at everything else. - Leo Tolstoy
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