More inspiring LGBT quotes for 2016

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“The geography of my heart has hills of desire and valleys and meadows of love — for both men and women — a single day’s trek passes through it all.”
-Agavé Powers, 1998

“If time and space are curved, where do all of the straight people come from?”
-Author unknown

“That word ‘lesbian’ sounds like a disease. And straight men know because they’re sure that they’re the cure.”
-Denise McCanles

“The radical right is so homophobic that they’re blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt.”
-Dennis Miller, Tonight Show, 1995

“Jesse Helms and Newt Gingrich were shaking hands congratulating themselves on the introduction of an anti-gay 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 (b.1950)

“There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex. People should be very free with sex, they should draw the line at goats.”
-Elton John (b.1947)

“My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.”
-W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965)

“In an expanding universe, time is on the side of the outcast. Those who once inhabited the suburbs of human contempt find that without changing their address they eventually live in the metropolis.”
-Quentin Crisp, The Naked Civil Servant, 1978

“My sexual orientation? Horizontal, usually.”
-Bumper sticker

“For a long time I thought I wanted to be a nun. Then I realized that what I really wanted to be was a lesbian.”
-Mabel Maney (b.1958)

“When it comes to exploring the sea of love, I prefer buoys.”
-Andrew Grant Dehel (b.1967), “Drew’s Home Page”, c.1998

“If male homosexuals are called ‘gay,’ then female homosexuals should be called ‘ecstatic.'”
-Shelly Roberts

“My mother took me to a psychiatrist when I was fifteen because she thought I was a latent homosexual. There was nothing latent about it.”
-Amanda Bearse (b.1958)

“Some women can’t say the word lesbian… even when their mouth is full of one.”
-Kate Clinton (b.1947)

“My sexual preference is often.”
-Bumper sticker

“One should no more deplore homosexuality than left-handedness.”
Towards a Quaker View of Sex, 1964

“I have the solution to the ‘problem’ of gays in the military: 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.”
-Robert Patrick, Los Angeles, California, letter to the editor, The Advocate, 1993

“To hear two American men congratulating each other on being heterosexual is one of the most chilling experiences — and unique to the United States. You don’t hear two Italians sitting around complimenting each other because they actually like to go to bed with women. The American is hysterical about his manhood.”
-Gore Vidal (1925–2012) #nohomo

“The world is not divided into sheeps and goats. Not all things are black nor all things white. It is a fundamental of taxonomy that nature rarely deals with discrete categories. Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeon-holes. The living world is a continuum in each and every one of its aspects. The sooner we learn this concerning sexual behavior the sooner we shall reach a sound understanding of the realities of sex.”
-Alfred Kinsey, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, 1948

“The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.”
-Gore Vidal (1925–2012)

“As long as society is anti-gay, then it will seem like being gay is anti-social.”
-Joseph Francis