Quotes for LGBTCIQQLFFF* Pride 2011

*Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transsexual, Cisgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Let-Your-Freak-Flag-Fly

June 22, 2011:

“Rape. Murder. Poverty. Drug abuse. Layoffs. A $1.4 billion cut in public-school funding. Protecting the ability of right-wing churches to discriminate legally against queers. Guess which one has captured the attention of the New York State Senate.” ~~ Adapted and updated from “The Value of Families”

June 21, 2011:

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

June 19, 2011:

Shore Leave, Territory of Hawai'i, WWII

“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 secret weapons.” ~~ Letter to the editor, The Advocate


June 17, 2011:

“I’d rather be black than gay because when you’re black you don’t have to tell your mother.” ~~ Charles Pierce, 1980


June 16, 2011:

“Some women can’t say the word lesbian … even when their mouth is full of one.” ~~ Kate Clinton


June 15, 2011:

How Can I Be Anything Other Than Myself?

– My mother made me a homosexual.
– If I buy her the wool, will she make me one too?
~ Graffiti, London, 1978


June 13, 2011:

I Want to Marry Him

“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 neighborhood.


June 12, 2011:

“If you removed all of the homosexuals and homosexual influence from what is generally regarded as American culture, you would pretty much be left with Let’s Make a Deal.” — Fran Lebowitz.


June 11, 2011:

“The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn’t mean that God doesn’t love heterosexuals. It’s just that they need more supervision.” — Lynn Lavner



Posted on 22 June 2011, in Queer ... Plus All Those Acronyms and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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