Quote of the Day: March 2010

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Not every gay person is in a relationship

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

"I thought, this is going to ring so hollow to our community. Many of us are not married. Many of us are not partnered." --Jaime Grant, from the Task Force, talking about the inspiration behind the Queer the Census campaign...Read More


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Ricky Martin comes out

Filed by Ed Team | March 30, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Many people told me: "Ricky it's not important", "it's not worth it", "all the years you've worked and everything you've built will collapse", "many people in the world are not ready to accept your truth, your reality, your nature". Because...Read More


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Priest: Gays shouldn't get funerals

Filed by Ed Team | March 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We must have the courage and tact, perhaps first informing the individual, or the families if he has passed, that it's not possible to administer a communion or funeral. We would perhaps pray for his soul, which must be done."...Read More


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You said it, not me

Filed by Ed Team | March 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"But seriously, if AFTAH is a "hate group," then so is Liberty Counsel, Focus on the Family, Family Research Council, American Family Association, the Southern Baptist Convention and the Roman Catholic Church. Any group that observes and defends traditional sexual...Read More


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Um, ba-zing?

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

"You'd think there were 'straights-only' water fountains. As if a gay male would ever drink non-bottled water." --Ann Coulter on tour in Canada. Remember when people thought she was funny? Oh, wait.......Read More


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No homophobia in Virginia

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

"There really isn't any rampant discrimination on any basis in Virginia. If you're going to have a law, it needs to actually address a real problem." --Virginia governor Bob McDonnell...Read More


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Sinead O'Connor wants a criminal investigation of the Vatican

Filed by Ed Team | March 25, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"There should be a full criminal investigation of the Catholic hierarchy of any country in which this has been an issue. There should be a full criminal investigation of the Vatican. There should be a full criminal investigation of the...Read More


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Tom Cruise redux

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

"It risks reinforcing the idea that if you call somebody gay, they should feel offended. For us to be called gay is to be serene and comfortable." --Aurelio Mancuso, gay activist in Italy, arguing against making the word "gay" a...Read More


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Dan Choi is the new anti-bourgeois

Filed by Ed Team | March 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"When I get messages from people who want to be a part of this I ask back: what are you willing to sacrifice? We are tired of being stereotyped as privileged, bourgeois elites. Is someone willing to give up their...Read More


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Robert Pattinson is straight?!

Filed by Ed Team | March 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I played Salvador Dali. We were both straight, but he was Spanish, so much more confident about being naked and stuff, although when it comes down to it, it's just as awkward with a girl, especially if you are straight...Read More


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Suck it up, you trans wimps

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

"I didn't get a law when someone was poking me down the hallway when I was 14, 15 years old, calling me names and everything else. I dealt with it. If anything, it made me a stronger person." -- Ft....Read More


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Not how I want to leave this world

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

"Once you are deployed, you live with people in an intimate way. You trust them with your life and they become brothers and sisters. I couldn't help thinking that if something happened to me, no one would know who I...Read More


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Stomp the floor

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

"Really, this is the problem with the GOP, when people talk about good roads and good schools, the base doesn't listen. But when they talk about faggots, the base stomps the floor. The role, and obligation, of leaders is to...Read More


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CBS President promises more LGBT characters again

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

"Any show can have gay characters. We're conscious of that as well. This year one of our pilots, "Quinn-tuplets," has gay characters. Any series can. This year we made a concerted effort to suggest to producers, if not in pilot,...Read More


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Dublin's gays criticizes American homophobes

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

"The exclusion of any groups from celebrating our national holiday abroad is deeply discriminatory and rooted in close mindedness. This is deeply un-Irish and something that we cannot allow to happen in the name of an event that is about...Read More


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It's "equal marriage," not "equine marriage"

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

"You see, the Massachusetts Supreme Court, when it started this move toward same-sex marriage, actually defined marriage -- now get this -- it defined marriage as simply, 'the establishment of intimacy.' Now how dangerous is that? I mean, I don't...Read More


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He's been more than generous

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

"I believe that takes care of it." --Virginia governor Bob McDonnell on why he won't push for nondiscrimination legislation in the state legislature after his nonbinding executive directive to end LGB discrimination...Read More


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Josh Brolin doesn't like killing

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

"I don't like killing. When I shot Sean Penn's character in "Milk," there was a lot of joking going on at the moment because we couldn't deal with the intensity of it." --Josh Brolin, who played Dan White in Milk...Read More


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Atlanta Eagle employees not guilty

Filed by Ed Team | March 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We always thought from the beginning that we were charged for no reason. They had no right to be there." --Eagle co-owner Richard Ramey, whose bar was violently raided by police last year for permit violations...Read More


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The lesbian villian

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

"Itawamba school officials are trying to turn Constance into the villain who called the whole thing off, and that just isn't what happened. She's fighting for everyone to be able to enjoy the prom. The government, and that includes public...Read More


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It has not and will never waver

Filed by Ed Team | March 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"During an interview with the cast of The Hurt Locker on Monday, I turned to actor Anthony Mackie and made a joke about "man hugging" in reference to a hug he and fellow actor Jeremy Renner had shared a few...Read More


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Sharing custody of a child with a former partner is like slavery

Filed by Ed Team | March 10, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Like when Harriet Tubman risked her life in the Underground Railroad for the black community. Maybe I am committed to this for the children. I might be that one voice." --Linda Wall, a friend of Lisa Miller, who fled after...Read More


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Sarah Palin on crossing the border into Canada for health care

Filed by Ed Team | March 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"We used to hustle over the border for health care we received in Canada. And I think now, isn't that ironic?" --Sarah Palin...Read More


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Uncut penises will end religious liberty

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

"New legislation now being proposed in the Massachusetts state legislature to ban circumcision of any male children, including Jewish children, comes very close to saying, "Yes, it should be a crime." Circumcision of infant males has been a requirement of...Read More


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Marie Osmonds poor gay son killed himself

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

"marie osmonds poor gay son killed himself because he had been told how wrong and how sick he was every day of his life by his church and the people in it. Calling that "depression" is a lie! Yet the...Read More


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Neil Patrick Harris: Stand Tall

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

"Stand tall. Be proud of who you are. Don't break promises. Want to learn. Represent well. But more than anything, be safe." -- Neil Patrick Harris to a teen who twittered him asking advice on coming out....Read More


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Why would that be anyone's business?

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

"Why would that be anyone's business? Including The Californian's? "I think there are certain subjects that are simply not relevant and this is one of them. It has no bearing on the job I do." -- Anti-gay California state senator...Read More


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Not Running: Rep Eric Massa gropes a male staffer?

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

"The week of February 8th, a member of Rep. Massa's staff brought to the attention of Mr. Hoyer's staff allegations of misconduct that had been made against Mr. Massa. Mr. Hoyer's staff immediately informed him of what they had been...Read More


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Sodomy likes it at the back of the bus

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

"Rosa Parks did not move to the front of the bus to support sodomy. There is no difference between a black person and a white person other than their skin color when there's a tremendous difference between a man and...Read More


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You won't be able to order a cup of coffee

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

"I had a boyfriend who told me I'd never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I'd fail. I said to him, 'Someday when we're not together, you won't be able...Read More


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Maryland Dems don't want to defend AG opinion

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

"In my opinion, it couldn't have been worse timing. You know they say in politics, timing is everything. It'll be a campaign issue, I think. And for Blue Dog Democrats, it could be tough." --Del. Galen R. Clagett, on the...Read More