Quote of the Day: December 2007

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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | December 31, 2007 | 7:49 AM | comments

"A first grader should understand that his or her culture isn't a rational invention, that there are thousands of other cultures and they all work pretty well, that all cultures function on faith rather than truth, that there are lots...Read More


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Gov. John Lynch: Homotextual

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

"I think it's a good thing, but that's not the reason to do it. The reason to do it is because it's the right thing to do morally. Regardless of the economic consequences, we should always try to do the...Read More


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Michelle Obama: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | December 29, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I am desperate for change -- now, not in 8 years or 12 years, but right now. We don’t have time to wait. We need big change -- not just the shifting of power among insiders. We need to change...Read More


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Oliver Stone: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | December 28, 2007 | 7:14 AM | comments

"I wish the Iranian people well, and only hope their experience with an inept, rigid ideologue president goes better than ours." -- Oliver Stone, after being refused from filming a documentary about Ahmadinejad in Iran...Read More


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Betty White: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | December 27, 2007 | 7:11 AM | comments

"I love 'em ... except for the few sickos who write lesbian fan fiction about me and Bea Arthur.'" -- Betty White speaking about her fans...Read More


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Jack McBrayer: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | December 26, 2007 | 7:43 AM | comments

"Oh, it's not really a team. It's just a bunch of guys who like doing gymnastics!" -- Jack McBrayer's "Kenneth the page," after being asked by Will Arnett's character what team he plays for, on 30 Rock...Read More


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Homotextual: Santa Clause

Filed by Ed Team | December 25, 2007 | 7:41 AM | comments

"Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas!" -- Holiday celebrity Santa Clause...Read More


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Hamilton Wright Mabie quote

Filed by Ed Team | December 24, 2007 | 7:03 AM | comments

"Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love." -- American essayist Hamilton Wright Mabie (1846-1916)...Read More


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Homotextual: Desmond Tutu

Filed by Ed Team | December 23, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I want to apologize to you and to all those who we in the church have persecuted. I’m sorry that we have been part of the persecution of a particular group. For me that is quite un-Christ like and, for...Read More


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Homotextual: David Munar

Filed by Ed Team | December 22, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It is often said in Washington that you cannot solve a problem by just throwing money at it. Well, when it comes to HIV infections in America, we’ve actually NEVER TRIED! In just two and half days—essentially the span of...Read More


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Homotextual: Rupert Everett

Filed by Ed Team | December 21, 2007 | 7:17 AM | comments

"I'm not going to share my dosh with anyone. I don't want to do some awful pantomime of a dysfunctional heterosexual world. You know, being gay was much more fun when it was illegal... At least it was exciting. Now...Read More


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Homotextual: Abdul Hakim-Shabazz

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

"Carson was like a neighborhood restaurant that anyone who wasn’t from the neighborhood would never eat in, but for the locals, it was a slice of heaven. And that’s what Carson was to her constituents." -- Indianapolis radio host Abdul...Read More


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Homotextual: Julia Carson

Filed by Ed Team | December 19, 2007 | 7:31 AM | comments

"I am opposed to efforts to amend the Constitution to limit the rights of our people--this contradicts our entire history and our basic values as a nation. I am a sworn enemy of discrimination on account of race, gender and...Read More


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Homotextual: Julia Carson

Filed by Ed Team | December 18, 2007 | 7:24 AM | comments

"War is a dire and serious matter, never to be undertaken lightly. I cast the 7th District's vote against resolution for war in Iraq and would do so again. I believe that it continues to do our nation great harm...Read More


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Homotextual: Julia Carson

Filed by Ed Team | December 17, 2007 | 7:08 AM | comments

"They looked at me something awful. I had tears in my eyes. I said, 'I need some food for my mom. She's very ill and can't work.' They gave me lard and cornmeal and told me not to bring 'my...Read More


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Homotextual: Steve Charing

Filed by Ed Team | December 16, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This country, and specifically the LGBT community, does not need an Ayatollah sitting in the White House. And that’s exactly what we would get if the current flavor-of-the-week, Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas should, in comeback fashion, meander his...Read More


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Homotextual: Mike Huckabee

Filed by Ed Team | December 15, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Unless Moses comes down with two stone tablets from Brokeback Mountain to tell us something different, we need to keep that understanding of marriage." --Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee bragging to a group of right-wing extremists that he has the...Read More


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Homotextual: Mary J. Blige

Filed by Ed Team | December 14, 2007 | 7:13 AM | comments

"I've heard a couple of guys say foul things, and those guys are not around me anymore. When they say things like that, I'm looking at them like, 'What makes you so scared? You don't know who you are?' I...Read More


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Homotextual: Joseph Minton Amann and Tom Breuer

Filed by Ed Team | December 13, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"You see, most Americans love this country and don't want radical change. This is a country of liberal ideals. We love that blacks and whites can live side by side, just as George and Weezie Jefferson lived across the hall...Read More


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Homotextual: Paul Schrader

Filed by Ed Team | December 12, 2007 | 7:24 AM | comments

"No, I think that kiss [we shot] goes into the column of what we call a "one-er." [Laughs] I don't think Woody was particularly eager for a retake." -- "The Walker" director Paul Schrader when asked whether the DVD would...Read More


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Homotextual: The Century Foundation

Filed by Ed Team | December 11, 2007 | 7:13 AM | comments

"A recently released study found that a phenomenal 92.5 percent of gay men and 91 percent of lesbians voted in the 2004 presidential election, and 82.4 percent of gay men and 78 percent of lesbians voted in the 2006 midterm...Read More


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Homotextual: Holly Capote

Filed by Ed Team | December 10, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"How can one adorn oneself with gold and silver and do so in the name of the Christ? The Christ rejected Satan's seduction by rejecting wealth and further rejected wealth over what remained of His life. Wealth and Christianity go...Read More


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Homotextual: Father Tony

Filed by Ed Team | December 09, 2007 | 7:44 AM | comments

"In my early days of safety, I saw many people drown, and secretly I wished to know the foam of the waves that overcame them." -- Friend of the blog Father Tony, in the most beautiful "Happy Anniversary" post ever...Read More


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Homotextual: Patti Labelle

Filed by Ed Team | December 08, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

"When I got my divorce, the women jumped on me like white on rice! I said, ‘Look, I ain’t ever did fish, I don’t intend to do fish so leave me alone.'" --Patti LaBelle...Read More


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Homotextual: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Filed by Ed Team | December 07, 2007 | 7:33 AM | comments

"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used." -- Supreme Court justice...Read More


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Homotextual: Melissa McEwan

Filed by Ed Team | December 06, 2007 | 7:07 AM | comments

"...if you don't want your faith to be a BFD on the campaign trail, perhaps you ought to stop compulsively reminding people that you're a Southern Baptist preacher. It's really pathetic to whinge about questions regarding your religious beliefs when...Read More


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Homotextual: GOP staffer

Filed by Ed Team | December 05, 2007 | 7:06 AM | comments

"I knew times were tough for Republicans on the Hill but looks like things might be sinking to a whole new level if these are the only options we have left." -- Anonymous GOP staffer after Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS)...Read More


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Homotextual: Jesus' General

Filed by Ed Team | December 04, 2007 | 7:12 AM | comments

"I'm sure that by now, you've heard the real reason Trent Lott resigned. Apparently it was because someone was going to report that he uhhhh let a professional homosexual work his "Senatorial staff." No doubt it was as big a...Read More


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Homotextual: George W Bush

Filed by Ed Team | December 03, 2007 | 7:35 AM | comments

"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure." -- our clueless leader, George W. Bush...Read More


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Homotextual: William Lloyd Garrison

Filed by Ed Team | December 02, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

'I am aware that many object to the severity of my language; but is there not cause for severity? I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice. On this subject, I do not wish to think,...Read More


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Homotextual: Paul Monette

Filed by Ed Team | December 01, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

"Take your easy tears somewhere else. Tell yourself none of this ever had to happen. And then go make it stop. With whatever breath you have left. Grief is a sword or it is nothing." -- Paul Monette, author, activist,...Read More