Quote of the Day: March 2008

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Taking down the heart of Taking Down Words

Filed by Ed Team | March 31, 2008 | 9:40 AM | comments

"We've had a good run these past three years, but you can't be the Nastiest Woman In Indiana Politics forever without some long-term effect on your soul. It was time for a change, and I'll admit that motherhood has made...Read More


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Barack Obama: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | March 30, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the change that we seek." -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama...Read More


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Albert Einstein - Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | March 29, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. " -- Albert Einstein...Read More


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Eventually it will happen

Filed by Ed Team | March 28, 2008 | 7:05 AM | comments

"Find the best in everybody. You may have to wait a long time. Sometimes years, but people will show you their good side." -- Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch In September 2007, Pausch, a university professor who is dying of...Read More


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Congressman Andre Carson endorsed by anti-gay minister

Filed by Ed Team | March 27, 2008 | 8:29 AM | comments

"Today Congressman André Carson attended Easter services at Light of the World, a leading westside megachurch. The minister, Bishop T.G. Benjamin, gave as close an endorsement as the IRS will allow from the pulpit to Congressman Carson. Allegedly [Carolene] Mays...Read More


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Kevin Drum, John McCain, credibility

Filed by Ed Team | March 26, 2008 | 7:31 AM | comments

"Foreign policy cred lets him get away with wild howlers on foreign policy. Fiscal integrity cred lets him get away with outlandishly irresponsible economic plans. Anti-lobbyist cred lets him get away with pandering to lobbyists. Campaign finance reform cred lets...Read More


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BB9's Joshuah on gay sex

Filed by Ed Team | March 25, 2008 | 7:20 AM | comments

"I do bareback with my boyfriend. We've both been tested for HIV and we're both negative so it's cool. I only do that with my boyfriend. I don't do that on a random one night stand. That's too risky. If...Read More


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We are going to make you hold your intestines

Filed by Ed Team | March 24, 2008 | 3:04 PM | comments

"'We are going to make you hold your intestines. We will (rape) your mother And we are going to cut your head off.' [he recalls] I was frightened. A gay guy had been beaten to death a few months earlier....Read More


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LGBT Egg Rolling at the White House

Filed by Ed Team | March 23, 2008 | 7:10 AM | comments

"We might look different and come in different forms but we all share a commitment to our children that transcends our differences. American families are increasingly diverse and all of us benefit from treating one another with respect and understanding....Read More


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Truer words were never spoken

Filed by Ed Team | March 22, 2008 | 7:03 AM | comments

"Without community, there is no liberation." -- Audre Lorde, Lesbian writer, poet and activist....Read More


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RuPaul on female impersonation

Filed by Ed Team | March 21, 2008 | 7:48 AM | comments

"I do not impersonate females! How many women do you know who wear seven inch heels, four foot wigs, and skintight dresses?" --RuPaul, but I couldn't find the original source......Read More


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Because Christianity is warlike

Filed by Ed Team | March 20, 2008 | 8:14 AM | comments

"Christianity is now on offense... We're taking the battle to a new level, and the result will be either that Christians regain the authority to speak to all areas of life or that Christians lose the ability to speak at...Read More


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dnA on Obama's speech

Filed by Ed Team | March 19, 2008 | 7:42 AM | comments

"The question is really whether America has already decided Obama is too black to be president. If that line has been crossed, than there's really nothing he can do to convince them otherwise. Ultimately though, you have to wonder whether...Read More


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Another perspective on Sally Kern

Filed by Ed Team | March 18, 2008 | 7:47 AM | comments

It seems the media has dragged this misguided woman into the national spotlight, probably because of her partisan affiliation (alas, she's a Republican). --Gay Patriot West on Sally Kern's comments...Read More


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Obama is a Rolling Stone

Filed by Ed Team | March 17, 2008 | 7:04 AM | comments

"The tides of history are rising higher and faster these days. Read them right and ride them, or be crushed. And then along comes Barack Obama, with the kinds of gifts that appear in politics but once every few generations....Read More


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Call in Queer to Work

Filed by Ed Team | March 16, 2008 | 7:08 AM | comments

"If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to work: 'Hello. Can't work today, still queer'." -- Robin Tyler, Lesbian Activist and comedienne....Read More


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Eleanor Roosevelt's letter to a "friend"

Filed by Ed Team | March 15, 2008 | 7:05 AM | comments

"I wish I could lie down beside you tonight & take you in my arms." -- Eleanor Roosevelt, in a private letter to Lorena Hickok, a reporter with whom she had a "personal" relationship. Read more at Lesbian Life....Read More


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Garden State Equality's booking process

Filed by Ed Team | March 14, 2008 | 7:13 AM | comments

"Garden State Equality's Legends Dinner is Saturday night and we had almost booked Eliot Spitzer, but a schedule conflict proved to be a snag. Among the other names we considered was Geraldine Ferraro, who today made such a reprehensible comment...Read More


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JK Rowling on homophobia

Filed by Ed Team | March 13, 2008 | 7:46 AM | comments

"It is a very interesting question because I think homophobia is a fear of people loving, more than it is of the sexual act. There seems to be an innate distaste for the love involved, which I find absolutely extraordinary....Read More


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How'd we get from there to here without passing Go

Filed by Ed Team | March 12, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

"I used to go on college campuses 25 years ago and announce I was a feminist, and people thought it meant I believed in free love and was available for a quick hop in the sack. ... Now I go...Read More


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At least Spitzer didn't want to do it in the bathroom

Filed by Ed Team | March 11, 2008 | 7:08 AM | comments

"He's caught now soliciting a hooker, but thank God, on the bright side, it did not involve an airport men's room." -- David Letterman on The Late Show talking about Elliot Spitzer's involvement in a prostitution ring (Hat tip to...Read More


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Resenting Daylight Saving Time

Filed by Ed Team | March 10, 2008 | 7:13 AM | comments

"I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind. I even object to the implication that I am wasting something valuable if I stay in bed...Read More


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Our most valuable resource...

Filed by Ed Team | March 09, 2008 | 7:01 AM | comments

"Investing in women helps us fight all the challenges of our time -- from poverty, hunger, and illiteracy to environmental degradation and disease, including HIV/AIDS." -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, celebrating International Women's Day during a meeting of a...Read More


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What do they know that we don't?

Filed by Ed Team | March 08, 2008 | 10:16 AM | comments

"They may outlive us. They have no regard for time. They bloom often, and whenever they do, I inspect their flowers for wrinkles or faded colors or some geriatric indication, but I find none. Each explosive array is as vivid...Read More


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The patina of porn chic

Filed by Ed Team | March 07, 2008 | 7:05 AM | comments

"Pornography has been so thickly glossed over with the patina of chic these days in the name of verbal freedom and sophisication... Part of the problem is that those who traditionally have been the most vigorous opponents of porn are...Read More


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Mind boggling concepts

Filed by Ed Team | March 06, 2008 | 7:32 AM | comments

"It's really mind boggling to me that we're still trying to make sure everyone in the US has civil rights. It is something that's fundamental to living in a just society. To exclude certain groups of people - the concepts...Read More


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Mac beats PC every time

Filed by Ed Team | March 05, 2008 | 7:10 AM | comments

"Obama represents the model of the Democratic party I wish to belong to. It is a party that is inclusive. It is a party that does not tell me that I'm the wrong kind of Democrat (ie, latte-drinking). It is...Read More


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Indiana GOP Congressional candidate backs segregation

Filed by Ed Team | March 04, 2008 | 7:16 AM | comments

"African-Americans in Indiana have 80 percent out-of-wedlock birth rate. Fifty percent of all African-Americans between 18 and 25 are in the criminal justice system. Is it working? I don't know. You can't say there is no argument to the contrary....Read More


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Helen Keller's secret to true happiness

Filed by Ed Team | March 03, 2008 | 7:10 AM | comments

"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." -- American author and activist Helen Keller...Read More


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Barack Obama: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | March 02, 2008 | 7:31 AM | comments

"We have to have a government that works for ordinary people. We've got to be able to bring the country together so we have a working majority for change. We have to break down some of the ideologically driven polarization...Read More


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Andrew Sullivan: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | March 01, 2008 | 7:28 AM | comments

"So many gay people over the years have asked me where our "leader" is. It's the wrong question. We are the ones we have been waiting for. Be the change you want to see in the world. And the world...Read More