Quote of the Day: October 2011

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UFC Head Urges Fighters to Come Out

Filed by Ed Team | October 31, 2011 | 8:39 AM | comments

"I'll tell you right now, if there was a gay fighter in UFC, I wish he would come out. I could care less if there's a gay fighter in the UFC. There probably is and there's probably more than one."...Read More


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Social Issues in Indy Mayoral Race

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2011 | 10:51 AM | comments

"We're impressed, too, by Kennedy's clarity on issues important to attracting and keeping young people, and welcoming all kinds of talent to Indianapolis... She also would speak loudly against social legislation -- from over-reaching illegal immigration laws to a state...Read More


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Marriage Equality Is a 'Threat to the Nation's Survival'?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 29, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

"And when people would come along and blur that distinction and say 'well [the rights of marriage] should apply in every way' it not only is a complete undermining of the principles of family and marriage and the hope of...Read More


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Our Only Hope

Filed by Ed Team | October 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"When you digest the fact that only about a quarter of people with HIV who know their status and should be in care actually have consistent access to it and maintain undetectable HIV levels, and you combine that with the...Read More


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Ron Paul: Heterosexuals Cause More Trouble

Filed by Ed Team | October 27, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Well, like I said, everybody has the same rights as everybody else, so homosexuals in the military isn't a problem. It's only if they're doing things they shouldn't be, if they're disruptive. But there's ... men and women getting into...Read More


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Cher's Tweet

Filed by Ed Team | October 26, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I Have Got 2Hold my TEMPER ! MY Tears R OK ! Congratulations Chaz I'm SO PROUD OF U ! This was YOUR Quest...& u Followed your Star" -- Cher's tweet immediately following the results of last night's Dancing with...Read More


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Revenge Is Best Served Cold?

Filed by Ed Team | October 25, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"God made the pharaoh as an example to the others. If he had been a good man, we would have buried him. But he chose this destiny for himself." -- Salem Shaka, a Libyan citizen who was viewing the bodies...Read More


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Clint Eastwood on Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | October 24, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I don't give a [expletive] about who wants to get married to anybody else! Why not?! We're making a big deal out of things we shouldn't be making a deal out of ... Just give everybody the chance to have...Read More


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Bring Back a Treasure

Filed by Ed Team | October 23, 2011 | 6:19 PM | comments

"Little did I know he would bring us such a treasure." -- Freedom to Marry Executive Director Evan Wolfson's father, Jerry Wolfson, 81, to the New York Times after his son's marriage to Dr. Cheng He. Mr. Wolfson said Evan...Read More


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Dan Savage Wants a Blowjob from Herman Cain

Filed by Ed Team | October 22, 2011 | 11:17 AM | comments

"Dear Herman, If being gay is a choice, show us the proof. Choose it. Choose to be gay yourself. Show America how that's done, Herman, show us how a man can choose to be gay. Suck my dick, Herman. Name...Read More


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Not a Positive Example for Teachers

Filed by Ed Team | October 21, 2011 | 8:38 AM | comments

"I think that kind of example is not a positive one at all to be setting for folks who have such an important and influential position in our society. I'm really concerned about those kinds of statements being made." --...Read More


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Anti-Gay Tirade at Gay Candidates Forum

Filed by Ed Team | October 20, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"For some of you here this evening, your frustrations go way beyond a state senate candidate. Some of you are beyond frustrated with God right now. Some of you refuse to believe in him altogether. You've asked the question or...Read More


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Toby Keith: Pay Your Taxes

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I expect the wealthy to write a check 'cause it's as bad as it's ever been. It would be unpatriotic not to try to save the country. I'm sure people will bitch about it, but if it meant we get...Read More


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Didn't Jesus Favor Free Healthcare?

Filed by Ed Team | October 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"The liberal court found Him guilty of false offenses and sentenced Him to death, all because He changed the hearts and minds of men with an army of 12... Never before and not since has there ever been such a...Read More


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Zachary Quinto Comes Out

Filed by Ed Team | October 17, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

"And again, as a gay man I look at that and say there's a hopelessness that surrounds it, but as a human being I look at it and say 'Why? Where's this disparity coming from, and why can't we as...Read More


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You Were a Little Hard on the Beaver Last Night

Filed by Ed Team | October 16, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Gone are the days of Brady Brunch families and June Cleaver-style households; they have morphed into ABC's "Modern Family" - a show promoted as 'redefining what family means,' and portrayed as "one big straight-gay, multicultural, traditional, happy family." Hence, every...Read More


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Coalition Building

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2011 | 9:59 AM | comments

"While there has been some controversy surrounding the news of NLGJA joining UNITY, the majority of the reaction has been very positive and supportive and many see the inclusion of NLGJA as a step-forward for both the cause of diversifying...Read More


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The AIDS Drug Assistance Programs Wait List

Filed by Ed Team | October 14, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) has released a new video highlighting the crisis facing our nation's AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. Currently, more than 7,400 individuals in 10 states who have been placed on ADAP wait lists, while another 17...Read More


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Right Wingers Trash Romney's Religion

Filed by Ed Team | October 13, 2011 | 11:50 AM | comments

"They have more people in the CIA, the FBI. They have an employment office for Mormons in D.C. to be able to infiltrate them into the government. They've been trying since the beginning to get someone in the presidency, because...Read More


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Saddam Lookalike Kidnapped by Porn Producers

Filed by Bil Browning | October 12, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"The three men, who had guns hanging from their belts, forced me out of my car and shoved me into a van, hitting my head." -- Mohamed Bishr, a dead ringer for former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, who says he...Read More


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Romney Won't Answer

Filed by Ed Team | October 11, 2011 | 9:12 AM | comments

"Yes, just so long as - no, go ahead, but if it's the same question I don't have a new answer." -- GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney after being asked repeatedly about his views on marriage equality during a townhall...Read More


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They Claim Many Things

Filed by Ed Team | October 10, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I don't see what the big deal is with the whole gay marriage debate in Australia. Being brought up in a Christian home and still identifying as Christian, I get pretty annoyed with the Christian lobbies around the world who...Read More


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Rick Santorum on Gay Soldiers Again

Filed by Bil Browning | October 09, 2011 | 12:11 PM | comments

"The problem is that sexual activity with people who you are in close quarters with who happen to be of the same sex is different than being open about your sexuality. They're in close quarters, they live with people, they...Read More


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Hung Actor on Exploring Sexuality

Filed by Ed Team | October 07, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

"You know, when I was a kid out here in L.A., I was homeless, I didn't have any money and I was living in my car. I was 18. I wasn't averse to going down to Santa Monica Boulevard and...Read More


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God Doesn't Want a Lot of Things

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

"New York law protects my right to hold both my job and my beliefs. I'm not supposed to have to leave my beliefs at the door at my government job. For me to participate in the same-sex marriage application process...Read More


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Toby Keith on Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Ed Team | October 05, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"That whole gay issue thing, that's never bothered me. I've never seen what that affects and [why] anybody should care - and they never do affect me. First of all, we're going to stop somebody from getting a marriage license...Read More


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National Post Apologizes For Ad Opposing School LGBT Curriculum

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 04, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Where the ad exceeded the bounds of civil discourse was in its tone and manipulative use of a picture of a young girl; in the suggestion that such teaching "corrupts" children, with everything that such a charge implies; and in...Read More


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Chicago LGBT Newspaper Closes

Filed by Ed Team | October 03, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"It is always sad when a print publication folds. Chicago has a rich history of LGBT media, going back to the 1960s when Mattachine Midwest published a critical newsletter for our community. Gay Chicago Magazine was part of that history,...Read More


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Obama Talked to Our Leader

Filed by Ed Team | October 02, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Thank you so much. It is great to be back. I see a lot of friends in the house. I appreciate the chance to join you tonight. I also took a trip out to California last week, where I held...Read More


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How to Turn Your Kids Into Assholes

Filed by Ed Team | October 01, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I don't know if letting your kids watch Chaz Bono will turn them into transsexuals, but I'm pretty sure letting them watch Keith Ablow will turn them into assholes." -- Comedian Lewis Black (Hat tip to Projector Kathy Padilla)...Read More