Quote of the Day: November 2007


Homoextual: Bill Richardson

Filed by Ed Team | November 30, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"For me, these issues are about basic civil rights. LGBT Americans have been denied their civil rights for too long. And all Americans suffer because of it. I think that Dr. King put it best when he wrote that "Injustice...Read More


Homotextual: John Edwards

Filed by Ed Team | November 29, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There are a whole group of issues on which we can move the country forward. For example, the recognition of partnership benefits, changing our immigration and adoption laws, so that they provide equality to gay and lesbian couples, a re-examination...Read More


Homotextual: Hillary Clinton

Filed by Ed Team | November 28, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This policy doesn't just hurt gays and lesbians, it hurts all our troops and this to me is a matter of national security and we're going to fix it, -- Senator Hillary Clinton speaking to the Human Rights Campaign boards...Read More


Homotextual: Barack Obama

Filed by Ed Team | November 27, 2007 | 7:44 AM | comments

"We will not secure full equality for all GLBT Americans until we learn how to address that deep disagreement and move beyond it. To achieve that goal, we must state our beliefs boldly, bring the message of equality to audiences...Read More


Homotextual: Dennis Kucinich

Filed by Ed Team | November 26, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

"This is really a question of whether you really believe in equality. When you understand what real equality is, you understand that people who love each other must have the opportunity to be able to express that in a way...Read More


Homotextual: Russian joke

Filed by Ed Team | November 26, 2007 | 6:30 AM | comments

"What is the difference between a realist and a dreamer? The realist thinks that someday a UFO will come down and hover over the UN building, and that the aliens will come out of the UFO and offer to share...Read More


Homotextual: Antonio Agnone

Filed by Ed Team | November 25, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If I would have gotten hit, would the military have let Brandon know? … The answer was 'no'. Would he have been able to come see me? The answer was still ‘no.’ My job was dealing with explosives. I got...Read More


Homotextual: Conservapedia

Filed by Ed Team | November 24, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"Lesbianism is sexual activity or attraction between women." --The entire Conservapedia entry on "Lesbianism"...Read More


Homotextual: Dan Burton

Filed by Ed Team | November 23, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"Recently, there were thousands of coins minted without 'In God We Trust' on them, and now they're talking about putting 'In God We Trust' in an obscure place on coins so that people can't read it, right on the edge...Read More


Homotextual: Henry Ward Beecher

Filed by Ed Team | November 22, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!" -- Henry Ward Beecher, prominent, theologically liberal American...Read More


Homotextual: Bill Maher

Filed by Ed Team | November 21, 2007 | 7:56 AM | comments

"Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids." -- Comedian and television host Bill Maher...Read More


Homotextual: Matt Santos

Filed by Ed Team | November 20, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"Liberals got women the right to vote. Liberals got African-Americans the right to vote. Liberals created Social Security and lifted millions of elderly people out of poverty. Liberals ended segregation. Liberals passed the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act....Read More


Homotextual: Court case decision

Filed by Ed Team | November 19, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Words are not pebbles in alien juxtaposition; they have only a communal existence; and not only does the meaning of each interpenetrate the other, but all in their aggregate take their purport from the setting in which they are used."...Read More


Homotextual: Beth Ditto

Filed by Ed Team | November 18, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

“I have experienced a few situations where a little cold, calculated retaliation seemed appropriate. For instance, I once purposefully puked on some homophobic boys on a boat. This probably wasn’t the healthiest approach, but I considered it a political tactic...Read More


Homotextual: Martin Luther King Jr.

Filed by Ed Team | November 17, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." -- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., African-American civil rights leader and American hero....Read More


Homotextual: Sarah Pritchard

Filed by Ed Team | November 16, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

"...upper-class folk might not see employment discrimination as being a big issue, and thus might encourage our advocacy groups to focus less on employment, and more on marriage equality. Marriage, besides being something that these people might want because of...Read More


Homotextual: Barney Frank

Filed by Ed Team | November 15, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Based on my work with her on issues involving discrimination, I am convinced that Hillary Clinton is the candidate best equipped to pass laws that will treat all Americans with dignity, fairness and equality, no matter who they are or...Read More


Homotextual: Ryan McCann

Filed by Ed Team | November 14, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

"It is amazing how two people can see the same thing and come to two completely different conclusions about it. As Bil and I talked about Love Won Out afterword, in some aspects it seemed that we had not been...Read More


Homotextual: j. brotherlove

Filed by Ed Team | November 13, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

“It’s extremely difficult to think of a good portrayal of a black gay character in film, and that is disturbing.” -- j. brotherlove, Atlanta-based LGBT social critic and Southern Voice columnist who blogs at thebrotherlove.com...Read More


Homotextual: Ted Kennedy

Filed by Ed Team | November 12, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

"Although the bill is narrower than many of us had hoped, the House action is still a main step in the long journey toward full civil rights for every American." --Senator Ted Kennedy, on presenting the ENDA in the Senate...Read More


Homotextual: Ted Kennedy

Filed by Ed Team | November 11, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I firmly believe a sense of fairness and goodwill also exists in the minds and hearts' of Americans, and that laws creating the conditions for equality will help that spirit of fairness win out over prejudice." --Senator Ted Kennedy D-MA...Read More


Homotextual: Gore Vidal

Filed by Ed Team | November 10, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself." --Gore Vidal, author of the seminal gay novel The City and the Pillar....Read More


Homotextual: Barney Frank

Filed by Ed Team | November 09, 2007 | 7:35 AM | comments

“Nobody knows what happens later on with this bill, but tonight and tomorrow morning there are millions of Americans – young and old – who are going to say, ‘You know what? My country doesn’t hate me. Maybe I’m not...Read More


Homotextual: Joe Jervis

Filed by Ed Team | November 08, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

"By a vo e of 235-184, he House of Represen a ives has approved he Employmen Non-Discrimina ion Ac , which is he first na ional gay righ s legisla ion in he his ory of he Uni ed S...Read More


Homotextual: John Waters

Filed by Ed Team | November 07, 2007 | 7:35 AM | comments

"That's the most devious thing I ever did. Middle American families are going to "Hairspray" and seeing two men singing a love song. They're clapping and encouraging their 15-year-olds to date black guys. If I ever did anything perverse, that's...Read More


Homotextual: Virginia Woolf

Filed by Ed Team | November 06, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

"At any rate, when a subject is highly controversial - and any question about sex is that - one cannot hope to tell the truth. One can only show how one came to hold whatever opinions one does hold. One...Read More


Homotextual: Rose

Filed by Ed Team | November 05, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"By being chosen as an anchor for the Vijay TV programme, I can prove that if a transgender with beauty, skill and talent, given an opportunity, can do well." --Rose, on being the first transgender talk show host in India...Read More


Homotextual: Vic Basile

Filed by Ed Team | November 04, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It does our community an enormous disservice that so many of our leaders have allowed the debate about ENDA to devolve into a great moral crusade. It is not. Rather, it is and ought to be about the best strategy...Read More


Homotextual: Mitt Romney

Filed by Ed Team | November 03, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

"Even when there's a divorce, you still have a mom and a dad. And even where one member of the partnership may pass away, the memory and the characteristics of that gender, of that partner influence the development of a...Read More


Homotextual: Hunter

Filed by Ed Team | November 02, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

"Somewhere between Lincoln-Douglas, Kennedy-Nixon, and the current Brady Bunch incarnations of the form, I cannot help but feel we have lost substance. Perhaps I am merely getting old; perhaps future presidential elections will be based on a singing competition, after...Read More


Homotextual: Jeannette Winterson

Filed by Ed Team | November 01, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

"Being queer, that is not straight-line, not belonging, tells me that gender is only the beginning of the story, not the last word. I like some ambiguity. One of the exciting - and dangerous - things about email is that...Read More