Quote of the Day: August 2007

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Homotextual: Dennis Johnson

Filed by Ed Team | August 31, 2007 | 7:09 AM | comments

"This is a significant step forward in recognizing the constitutional rights of all Iowans, and it's an amazing day for same-sex couples and their families all across Iowa." -- Dennis Johnson, co-counsel for the plaintiffs in the Iowa lawsuit...Read More


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Homotextual: Woodrow Wilson

Filed by Ed Team | August 30, 2007 | 7:48 AM | comments

"If you want to make enemies, try to change something." -- 28th President of the United States Woodrow Wilson...Read More


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Homotextual: Katie Halper

Filed by Ed Team | August 29, 2007 | 6:22 AM | comments

And he's so not gay that when he was accused of being involved in a sex scandal involving male pages he said that made him "Mad as hell." Which sounds pretty macho to me. If he's gay, why did he...Read More


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Homotextual: Jeffrey Weiss

Filed by Ed Team | August 28, 2007 | 6:59 AM | comments

"No kidding. No matter what you or I think about the morality of homosexuality versus heterosexuality. When was the last time you heard of an activist for the other side being accused of the mirror image of what is now...Read More


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Homotextual: Jasmyne Cannick

Filed by Ed Team | August 27, 2007 | 6:06 AM | comments

We here at jasmynecannick.com conducted an informal poll of our visitors on what they felt was more important between two choices: Michael Vick and dogfighting and R. Kelly having sex with minors. Well, we are pleased to announce the results...Read More


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Homotextual: Benjamin Harrison

Filed by Ed Team | August 26, 2007 | 10:31 AM | comments

"No political party can long pursue advantage at the expense of public honor or by rude and indecent methods without protest and fatal disaffection in its own body." -- Former President Benjamin Harrison...Read More


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Homotextual: HoosierAccess.com

Filed by Ed Team | August 25, 2007 | 9:02 AM | comments

7:57 - Mocks John Edwards' haircut. For those of you in Kentucky, that's the pot calling the kettle black right there. -- Indiana blog HoosierAccess.com liveblogging presidential candidates Mitt Romney's speech to the Midwest Republican Leadership Conference...Read More


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Homotextual: Know thy Neighbor Oregon

Filed by Ed Team | August 24, 2007 | 6:39 AM | comments

KnowThyNeighborOregon.com strongly believes that if you sign one or both of these petitions to take away the basic rights of Oregon families and individuals, then you should proudly stand behind your signature. --Know thy Neighbor Oregon...Read More


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Homotextual: O'Neal Dozier

Filed by Ed Team | August 23, 2007 | 6:33 AM | comments

Everyone, regardless of his place on the political spectrum, should agree that public sex--whether it be in parks, restrooms, department stores, or bathhouses--endangers lives and fuels the public health crisis we face in Broward." --O'Neal Dozier, Healthy Public Places co-founder...Read More


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Homotextual: Steve Ralls

Filed by Ed Team | August 22, 2007 | 7:08 AM | comments

"We should be concerned about getting boots off the ground in Iraq, not Gucci off the ground in Des Moines." -- Bilerico Project contributor Steve Ralls in his post about the mini-controversy surrounding Republican candidate Fred Thompson's Gucci shoes...Read More


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Homotextual: Manhattan Mini-Storage

Filed by Ed Team | August 21, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

"Your closet space is shrinking as fast as her right to choose." --Billboard ad by Manhattan Mini-Storage which features a wire hanger. See Joe.My.God for a picture. Right wingers, of course, are incensed...Read More


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Homotextual: Eric Jaye

Filed by Ed Team | August 20, 2007 | 7:13 AM | comments

"Cautious Democrats should face the fact that no position on gay marriage is the weakest possible stance. Silence is read as support for gay marriage. And your silence is seen as political at best, cowardice at worst. As a party,...Read More


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Homotextual: Kanye West

Filed by Ed Team | August 19, 2007 | 7:06 AM | comments

"Speaking out against hip-hop homophobia, some people were like 'Oh, Kanye must be gay! Look at the way he's dressing! And why would he speak about it? He's a gay rapper'. And my whole point is, I wouldn't have spoke...Read More


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Homotextual: Mike Gravel

Filed by Ed Team | August 18, 2007 | 7:58 AM | comments

"If Hillary misspoke, I urge her to immediately admit it and move on. If she's on a personal journey toward accepting gay marriage, like John Edwards, that's fine. Even he admits his opposition to marriage equality is irrational. But as...Read More


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Homotextual: Gail Collins

Filed by Ed Team | August 17, 2007 | 6:16 AM | comments

What is the best thing about Fred Thompson? Many people believe he's rather lazy. Given the main Republican candidates' current positions, we might want to consider rooting for the one likely to make the least effort. -- Gail Collins on...Read More


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Homotextual: Tony el Zouki

Filed by Ed Team | August 16, 2007 | 9:01 AM | comments

“If this is some Christian group, then I really do not understand them. The message of Christianity is that people should understand and love each other." -- Swedish citizen Tony el Zouki after an evangelical religious group tried to burn...Read More


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Homotextual: Ellen DeGeneres

Filed by Ed Team | August 15, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

"I never wanted to be the lesbian actress. I never wanted to be the spokesperson for the gay community. Ever. I did it for my own truth." --Ellen DeGeneres in Time magazine, April 14, 1997, just before her Ellen sitcom...Read More


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Homotextual: John-Manuel Andriote

Filed by Ed Team | August 14, 2007 | 6:13 AM | comments

What medication could take away the anger I feel each time this country's religious right blocks comprehensive sex education for young people? There's no treatment for my outrage at those who claim they believe in a loving God but hate...Read More


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Homotextual: Jasmyne Cannick

Filed by Ed Team | August 13, 2007 | 5:49 AM | comments

Separate but equal is alive and well in America, I know it and you know it and tonight only validated it. If we were debating Jim Crow laws and during a forum similar to tonight’s wherein presidential candidates offered to...Read More


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Homotextual: Mike Cicconetti

Filed by Ed Team | August 12, 2007 | 12:43 PM | comments

“If it causes a little bit of embarrassment, then so what. I found out that the traditional sentences, the jail time and a fine — those weren’t working.” -- Judge Mike Cicconetti sentencing an offender for soliciting a prostitute to...Read More


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Homotextual: Mike Gravel

Filed by Ed Team | August 11, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

"What you're experiencing is politics as usual. A good politician can tell you to go to hell and make you look forward to the trip." -- Presidential candidate Mike Gravel during the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum...Read More


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Homotextual: Bill Richardson

Filed by Ed Team | August 10, 2007 | 6:40 AM | comments

It's a choice. It's [....] Well, I -- I'm not a scientist. It's -- you know, I don't see this as an issue of science or definition. I see gays and lesbians as people as a matter of human decency....Read More


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Homotextual: Richard Kim

Filed by Ed Team | August 09, 2007 | 6:34 AM | comments

All of this news is kind of a downer, and nowhere near as cheery as thinking about Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John Edwards or any of the other candidates presiding over festive gay weddings or civil unions. But the hard-boiled...Read More


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Homotextual: Darren Hayes

Filed by Ed Team | August 08, 2007 | 7:36 AM | comments

“My coming out to myself was very reluctant. It was a thorn in my side as it was something I did not want to be and so when I call it a violent reaction, it was one of shame. But...Read More


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Homotextual: Motormouth Maybelle

Filed by Ed Team | August 07, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

Well, love is a gift, a lot of people don't remember that. So, you two better brace yourselves for a whole lotta ugly comin' at you from a neverending parade of stupid. --Motormouth Maybelle, in Hairspray...Read More


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Homotextual: Maxine Hong Kingston

Filed by Ed Team | August 06, 2007 | 7:27 AM | comments

"I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes." -- author Maxine Hong Kingston...Read More


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Homotextual: Harvey Firestein

Filed by Ed Team | August 05, 2007 | 7:36 AM | comments

"Is a gay play a play that has sex with other plays?" -- actor Harvey Fierstein...Read More


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Homotextual: Derek Jarman

Filed by Ed Team | August 04, 2007 | 7:22 AM | comments

"Queens will not be pawns" -- English director, artist and writer Derek Jarman...Read More


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Homotextual: Jack Malebranche

Filed by Ed Team | August 03, 2007 | 7:28 AM | comments

"Gay diversity is like the Village People. You can all wear different stupid outfits as long as you sing the same stupid song." -- Malcontent blogger Jack Malebranche...Read More


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Homotextual: Dana Goldstein

Filed by Ed Team | August 02, 2007 | 6:40 AM | comments

"The position of women in the narrative fits this vision of prescribed social roles and hierarchies... Rowling's wizarding society conforms to boringly conventional gender roles. Dads, like the loveable Mr. Weasley (father of red-headed sidekick Ron), go off to work...Read More


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Homotextual: Kanye West

Filed by Ed Team | August 01, 2007 | 7:43 AM | comments

"I'm still trying to get over my own homophobia. I still wouldn't feel comfortable at a gay bar. I wouldn't go to a gay parade. I don't know if I'm in favor of gay marriage or not." -- Grammy award...Read More