Quote of the Day: January 2010

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Being China's first gay married couple has drawbacks

Filed by Ed Team | January 31, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"My sister warned me she would never call me her brother unless I break up with Pan, and I have answered hundreds of phone calls from friends and relatives who say they feel ashamed of me. But we are deeply...Read More


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Jared Polis loves queer students

Filed by Ed Team | January 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Every day innocent students fall victim to relentless harassment and discrimination from teachers, staff, and fellow students based on their sexual orientation. These actions not only hurt our students and our schools but, left unchecked, can also lead to life-threatening...Read More


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Lambda Legal: Very little has changed

Filed by Ed Team | January 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We have heard promises before about ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' and we welcome the President's statement tonight that the time has finally come to fulfill that promise. Very little has changed since Lambda Legal represented Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer 18...Read More


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Blissfully happy and not ashamed

Filed by Ed Team | January 27, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"We know some people will criticise us but we are blissfully happy and not ashamed." --Scott Moore, declared by the media to be the second transgender man to get pregnant in the whole wide world, although it'd probably be more...Read More


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Italian marriage hunger strike

Filed by Ed Team | January 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We came to a point where we wanted to protect each other. This is not my first relationship, but for the first time I feel the need to protect my partner." --Francesco Zanardi, who's hunger striking for marriage in Italy...Read More


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Self-interest

Filed by Ed Team | January 25, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't support health care reform because I don't have a pre-existing condition. I don't support gay marriage or other gay rights because I'm not gay. I don't support improvements to public education because I no longer need it. I...Read More


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IN House Speaker's prayer

Filed by Ed Team | January 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Sometimes we're right. Sometimes we're wrong. But whatever we are, help us get along. Amen." -- Indiana Speaker of the House Pat Bauer prayer for the opening of the day's legislative session. Bauer had said he "wanted to inspire peace...Read More


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Because Adam Lambert will give it to you

Filed by Ed Team | January 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Obviously the real difference is that I'm a gay dude. You know what I mean? And I'm not a woman 'feigning' lesbianism. I think it got a little too real for people, maybe. And also I think, in that moment,...Read More


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I've seen more buttholes than a proctologist

Filed by Ed Team | January 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I am the new generation of masturbator. I've seen it all. Before I make coffee, I've seen more butt holes than a proctologist does in a week... I have masturbated myself out of serious problems in my life. The phone...Read More


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Tea partiers

Filed by Ed Team | January 21, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The tea partiers are enjoying their day in the sun, but coffee is the beverage preferred by most Americans." --Garrison Keillor...Read More


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What's so bad about politicians

Filed by Ed Team | January 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm not talking about Obama, but that's what's so bad about politicians. They say, 'I must hasten to follow them, for I am their leader.'" -- Prop 8 trial lawyer Ted Olson's response when asked if he was disappointed with...Read More


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Tea partiers versus the educated class

Filed by Ed Team | January 19, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The public is not only shifting from left to right. Every single idea associated with the educated class has grown more unpopular over the past year. The educated class believes in global warming, so public skepticism about global warming is...Read More


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The true threat to fundie morality

Filed by Ed Team | January 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We need answers from Republican Senator John Ensign of Nevada about his affair and if he used 'sex toys' which are illegal in the state of Nevada! ...If we can convince Ensign's wife of the threat to the morality of...Read More


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Church protest

Filed by Ed Team | January 17, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"What hurt me more than what he said is how the congregation yelled and agreed with him. It showed me that people that don't even know me hate me just because of my sexuality." --Jon Mack, who walked out of...Read More


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Dina Matos on New Jersey marriage

Filed by Ed Team | January 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We have the civil union law in place, which I think is wonderful. I was raised a Catholic. I grew up in the church, so I believe in traditional marriage between a man and a woman." --Dina Matos, New Jersey's...Read More


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He's not just a pretty face; He's a brilliant mind too

Filed by Ed Team | January 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's just the same as when Rosa Parks decided to sit at the front instead of the back. She was proclaiming her rights as a disadvantaged, African-American older woman. And I'm doing the same. I'm actually standing up now, and...Read More


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Pat Robertson on the Haiti earthquake

Filed by Ed Team | January 14, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Something happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it. They were under the heel of the French ... and they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said, 'We...Read More


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Neil Patrick Harris (and some other guy) joins Trevor Project

Filed by Ed Team | January 13, 2010 | 2:00 AM | comments

"I've been a longtime supporter of The Trevor Project, and I'm excited to become even more actively involved in raising awareness of its unique and vital mission. I hope that my involvement with The Trevor Project will help bring attention...Read More


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Gays are the hottest accessory

Filed by Ed Team | January 12, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Recent research shows that our social networks have a profound effect on our behaviors and attitudes--including how we perceive our appearance. "It's hard to feel good about your looks if you're surrounded by people who criticize their own," says Etcoff....Read More


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The gays endanger the human race

Filed by Ed Team | January 12, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"To carry our reflection further, we must remember that the problem of the environment is complex; one might compare it to a multifaceted prism. "Creatures differ from one another and can be protected, or endangered, in different ways, as we...Read More


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The gay anti-gay preacher

Filed by Ed Team | January 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"One night at [a Johannesburg gay nightclub], I found myself in a long, confusing and infuriating conversation with an evangelical preacher from Soweto, who was the guide for a group of conservative, anti-gay white American evangelicals traveling around the country....Read More


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NOM doesn't plan to win Prop 8 case

Filed by Ed Team | January 10, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We do not expect to win at the trial level, but with God's help, at least five members of the current Supreme Court will have the courage to defend our Constitution from this grave attack." -- National Organization for Marriage...Read More


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The blatant lesson of Avatar

Filed by Ed Team | January 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The more blatant lesson of Avatar is not that American imperialism is bad, but that in fact it's necessary. Sure there are some bad Americans--the ones with tanks ready to mercilessly kill the Na'vi population, but Jake is set up...Read More


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Ellen on American Idol antigay banter

Filed by Ed Team | January 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If we lived in a world where there was no such thing as racism or homophobia, then obviously there would be no off-limits [humor]. Unfortunately, there are people in this world that don't like other people, and that was one...Read More


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Fox News on gay-baiting

Filed by Ed Team | January 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[P]ress and Republicans alike are rushing to pooh-pooh what, in spite of the weakness of the messenger, has been the topic of discussion in Washington and elsewhere for quite some time. So, where is the reporting? Where are the cameras?...Read More


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Fauxmosexual Celesbian

Filed by Ed Team | January 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

It's tough to stand out these days. With more and more celebrities and celebrity wannabes, provocative behavior is becoming integral to any fame-seeker's career pursuits. Some have to sneak into the White House to get airtime, but if you...Read More


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Growth of Overt Homosexuality In City Provokes Wide Concern

Filed by Ed Team | January 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The problem of homosexuality in New York became the focus yesterday of increased attention by the State Liquor Authority and the Police Department. ... The city's most sensitive open secret - the presence of what is probably the greatest homosexual...Read More


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Testicle terrorist tormented by repressed sex issues

Filed by Ed Team | January 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As i get lonely, the natural sexual drive awakens and i struggle to control it, sometimes leading to minor sinful activities like not lowering the gaze [in the presence of unveiled women], and this problem makes me want to get...Read More


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The Kung Fu Terrorist

Filed by Ed Team | January 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think we have got to get serious about catching terrorists, not just catching weapons. I'm waiting for the terrorist who knows kung fu or something that gets on an airplane without a weapon. God knows what that is going...Read More


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Damned whippersnappers & your disco music

Filed by Ed Team | January 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The worst part of being gay in the twentieth century is all that damn disco music to which one has to listen." -- Quentin Crisp...Read More


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Far from dead...

Filed by Ed Team | January 01, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We're far from dead - in the long and winding road in this marriage equality battle, anything and everything has happened. On an issue like marriage equality, which thousands of key players in the Democratic party support so passionately, you...Read More