Quotable quotes :: LGBTI

busy with the ed’s note and concentrating on the Cape Town Pride festival happening this month – here’re some great quotes found while surfing around for some factual thingies:

Homosexuality is god’s way of insuring that the truly gifted aren’t burdened with children. – Sam Austin

Isn’t it a violation of the Georgia sodomy law for the Supreme Court to have its head up its ass? ~ Letter to Playboy magazine, February 1987

You could move. ~ Abigail Van Buren, “Dear Abby,” in response to a reader who complained that a gay couple was moving in across the street and wanted to know what he could do to improve the quality of the neighbourhood.

Jesse Helms and Newt Gingrich were shaking hands congratulating themselves on the introduction of an antigay bill in Congress. If it passes, they won’t be able to shake hands, because it will then be illegal for a prick to touch an asshole. ~ Judy Carter

Drag is when a man wears everything a lesbian won’t. ~ Author Unknown

Why can’t they have gay people in the army? Personally, I think they are just afraid of a thousand guys with M16s going, “Who’d you call a faggot?” ~ John Stewart

Soldiers who are not afraid of guns, bombs, capture, torture or death say they are afraid of homosexuals. Clearly we should not be used as soldiers; we should be used as weapons. ~ Letter to the editor, The Advocate

In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation. ~ Simone de Beauvoir

If Michelangelo had been straight, the Sistine Chapel would have been wallpapered. ~ Robin Tyler

Mothers, tell your children: be quick, you must be strong. Life is full of wonder, love is never wrong. Remember how they taught you, how much of it was fear. Refuse to hand it down – the legacy stops here. ~ Melissa Etheridge

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. ~ Dr. Seuss