Quote of the Day: May 2007

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Coffee & Toast with Beth Ditto

Filed by Ed Team | May 31, 2007 | 6:47 AM | comments

"If there's anyone to blame for size zero, it's not women. Blame gay men who work in the fashion industry and want these women as dolls. Men don't know what it feels like to be a woman and be expected...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Tipper Gore

Filed by Ed Team | May 30, 2007 | 6:03 AM | comments

"It happens all the time. Everybody wants to take him for a walk in the woods. He won't go. He's not doing it!" -- Tipper Gore to Time magazine about whether or not her husband, Al, would be running for...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Stephen Duncombe

Filed by Ed Team | May 29, 2007 | 6:01 AM | comments

"Look, our dreams aren't realizable, so don't get fooled by someone who says that they've been realized and don't get disenchanted if we don't realize them tomorrow or the next day or the next day... what they really are is...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Senator Robert Byrd

Filed by Ed Team | May 28, 2007 | 6:31 AM | comments

"What is happening to this country? When did we become a nation which ignores and berates our friends? When did we decide to risk undermining international order by adopting a radical and doctrinaire approach to using our awesome military might?...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Soren Kierkegaard

Filed by Ed Team | May 27, 2007 | 6:08 AM | comments

"To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself." -- philosopher Soren Kierkegaard...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Albert Einstein

Filed by Ed Team | May 26, 2007 | 6:02 AM | comments

"It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it." -- Albert Einstein...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Bridget McManus

Filed by Ed Team | May 25, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

"Monogamy is for lazy people." -- lesbian comic Bridget McManus...Read More


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Coffee and Toast with the Westboro Baptist Church

Filed by Ed Team | May 24, 2007 | 6:07 AM | comments

We glean from the myriads of news stories floating around the world: That a group of ROTC super-patriots (and one full-fledged soldier in uniform) -- all associated wtih Jerry Falwell's super-patriot, super-Christian, flag-waving Liberty University -- conspired to make bombs...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Harlow Cuadra

Filed by Ed Team | May 23, 2007 | 6:21 AM | comments

"It was quick. He never saw it coming. Actually, it's sick, but it made me feel better inside. It almost felt like I got revenge." -- gay porn star Harlow Cuadra admitting that he and his partner had murdered porn...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Bobby Kennedy

Filed by Ed Team | May 22, 2007 | 6:34 AM | comments

"There is a discrimination in this world and slavery and slaughter and starvation. Governments repress their people; and millions are trapped in poverty while the nation grows rich; and wealth is lavished on armaments everywhere. "These are differing evils, but...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with James Little

Filed by Ed Team | May 21, 2007 | 6:21 AM | comments

"Here are a couple ideas to consider: Let's bar left-handed people from employment. Maybe we can legislate against redheads. Sound absurd? These ideas make about as much sense as laws currently on the books in 33 states that allow gay,...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with St. Francis of Assisi

Filed by Ed Team | May 20, 2007 | 6:44 AM | comments

"Grant that we may not so much seek to be understood as to understand." -- St. Francis of Assisi...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with the Majjhima Nikaya

Filed by Ed Team | May 19, 2007 | 6:37 AM | comments

"The bliss of a truth-seeking life is attainable for anyone who follows the path of unselfishness. If you cling to your wealth, it is better to throw it away than let it poison your heart. But if you don't cling...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Al Gore

Filed by Ed Team | May 18, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

The persistent and sustained reliance on falsehoods as the basis of policy, even in the face of massive and well-understood evidence to the contrary, seems to many Americans to have reached levels that were previously unimaginable. A large and growing...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Filed by Ed Team | May 17, 2007 | 6:04 AM | comments

"Talent develops itself in solitude; character in the stream of life." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Reverend Jerry Falwell

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2007 | 6:22 AM | comments

"Civil rights for all Americans, black, white, red, yellow, the rich, poor, young, old, gay, straight, et cetera, is not a liberal or conservative value. It's an American value that I would think that we pretty much all agree on."...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Lucretius

Filed by Ed Team | May 15, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

"The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling." -- Lucretius...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Peggy Tabor Millin

Filed by Ed Team | May 14, 2007 | 6:14 AM | comments

"I was on a train on a rainy day. The train was slowing down to pull into a station. For some reason, I became intent on watching the raindrops on the window. Two separate drops, pushed by the wind, merged...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Tammy Faye Messner

Filed by Ed Team | May 13, 2007 | 6:06 AM | comments

"The doctors have stopped trying to treat the cancer and so now it's up to God and my faith. And that's enough! But please continue to pray for the pain and sick stomach. My precious daughter, Tammy Sue, and her...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Robert Hillyer

Filed by Ed Team | May 12, 2007 | 6:55 AM | comments

"If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure." -- American poet Robert Hillyer...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Howie Klein

Filed by Ed Team | May 11, 2007 | 6:43 AM | comments

"Interestingly, several closeted Republicans refused to oppose the bill-- Phil English (PA) and Jim McCrery (LA) actually voting with the Democrats and Denny Hastert abstaining. Dreier, the best known of the Republican closet queens in the House, voted against the...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Serena Turley

Filed by Ed Team | May 10, 2007 | 6:38 AM | comments

Seriously? Psychological distress? About what? Two men kissing? I'm a confirmed lesbian, but I find the idea of two dudes kissing HAWT! And I could watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger get it on all day. I'm disappointed that there...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Chris Rico

Filed by Ed Team | May 10, 2007 | 6:09 AM | comments

"I was choking on blood face down on the ground before I even realized what was happening to me. As I struggled to crawl to my feet, I was greeted by thunderous kicks to my ribs and my temple and...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Jeff Chevalier

Filed by Ed Team | May 09, 2007 | 6:45 AM | comments

"I remember being really nervous, particularly when six security officers came around to sweep the flat the previous day. "Then they came back with Mr Blair the next evening. I remember they sat in the kitchen with Barry the butler...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Eugene Debs

Filed by Ed Team | May 08, 2007 | 6:12 AM | comments

"The working class who fight all the battles, the working class who make the supreme sacrifices, the working class who freely shed their blood and furnish the corpses, have never yet had a voice in either declaring war or making...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Pat Bauer

Filed by Ed Team | May 07, 2007 | 6:13 AM | comments

"The outstanding participation of major corporations in explaining the economic impact was a revelation that needed to be part of the equation. The harm to domestic violence laws and their enforcement showed why you needed deliberations and hearings before putting...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Barney Frank

Filed by Ed Team | May 06, 2007 | 6:14 AM | comments

"It makes it apparent to a lot of people that as long as you have George Bush as president, nothing that tries to promote fairness for gay and lesbian people has any chance." -- Representative Barney Frank speaking about the...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Chris Matthews

Filed by Ed Team | May 05, 2007 | 6:10 AM | comments

"Who would win a street fight? Rudy Giuliani -- just think of a street fight now over in Queens somewhere. It's a dark night, it's about 2 in the morning. Two guys are out behind the building, right? On a...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Margaret Cho

Filed by Ed Team | May 04, 2007 | 6:31 AM | comments

"For me, it's transmen. I'm doing a few things, like working with Ian Harvey. It's not even FtM -- it's FtX. There's a band from Toronto called The Clicks that's all transmen, and it's like a hot boy band. The...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Ed Murray

Filed by Ed Team | May 03, 2007 | 6:22 AM | comments

"I think it makes a difference to have somebody who actually is gay working on a gay issue. It makes a world of difference." -- out Washington state senator Ed Murray, referring to out state representative Jamie Pedersen in the...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Matt Foreman

Filed by Ed Team | May 02, 2007 | 6:21 AM | comments

"...Successful movements for social change and justice are led by people who are willing to push the envelope, to embrace a bold vision, to do the street fighting, to demand it all, without compromise, and then demand more. We are...Read More


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Coffee & Toast with Mark Pocan

Filed by Ed Team | May 01, 2007 | 6:36 AM | comments

"It's a crapshoot when you take it to a vote. Do you really want mob rule deciding who's going to be discriminated against and who's not going to be discriminated against?" -- Wisconsin State Representative Mark Pocan about same-sex marriage...Read More