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Being Gay Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Being Gay

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There's nothing wrong with being gay.
I have plenty of friends who are going to hell.
- Stephen Colbert

I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt.
A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key,
but a lot of it was purely hell.
- Audre Lorde

I'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be.
For that I have no apologies.
- Tommy Kirk

I'm used to being in the minority.
I'm a left-handed gay Jew.
I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority.
- Barney Frank

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I was raised thinking I'd burn in hell for being gay,
but I didn't have a choice.
It's just who I am.
- Jai Rodriguez

The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight.
It's just about who you love.
Gender has very little to do with it.
- Mia Kirshner

It's not being marketed as a gay show by a gay person.
It's just Ellen DeGeneres.
- Kyan Douglas


 

The crucial task of old age is balance:
keeping just well enough,
just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly
honest enough to remain a sentient human being.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

There's lots of stuff about me being a fan of Cliff but not being gay.
Which suggests that he is, but he's not.
Anyway, this is Channel 4, let their lawyers sort it out.
- Johnny Vegas

The reporter wrote with the hope that he would get a by-line in the Times,
a testimony to his being alive on that day and all
the tomorrows of microfilm.
- Gay Talese

My mother thought me being gay was a death sentence.
- Jai Rodriguez

I would advise any gay person that being out in the
real sense can never happen too soon.
- George Michael

I didn't choose the fact that I was gay,
but I did choose whether to live my life as a gay woman-that
was the terrifying thing for me.
Especially being a gay actress.
- Portia de Rossi

I started being really proud of the fact that I was
gay even though I wasn't.
- Kurt Cobain

I think knowing people by first names,
not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about.
Not being afraid.
Fear is the enemy.
I've always been comfortable with being gay.
- Herb Ritts

I am not sure how much I would like being married if I wasn't married to him.
A man who likes flea markets and isn't gay? I knew I was lucky.
- Lynda Barry

All over the country, they're reading about me,
and the story doesn't center on me being gay.
It's just about a gay person who is doing his job.
- Harvey Milk

I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown,
perplexed by my own sexuality.
I was gay.
- Lionel Blue

As anyone who is gay will confirm, being that way is
not something you become,
it is a set of emotional and physical responses that just are.
- Lance Loud

I graduated from high school in '62 and I didn't know any people who were gay.
I'm sure there were people, but I didn't know any.
For years and years, I guess, I was very uptight about being a gay actor.
I thought it would make me less hirable.
- John Glover

I knew that this was what I wanted to talk about on stage.
There was no point being coy about it,
or pretending that I wasn't gay.
That was the substance of my whole act.
If you took that away, there would be nothing left.
- Julian Clary

A lot of what used to be known as gay culture -
broadly speaking,
homoeroticism and being camp - has been brought into mainstream culture.
I think we should be moving to an era where it's just sex.
- Neil Tennant

Just by being out you're doing your part.
It's like recycling.
You're doing your part for the environment if you recycle;
you're doing your part for the gay movement if you're out.
- Martina Navratilova

Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out
is the biggest way that gay people can change perception.
There are people that give millions of dollars to gay
organizations but are closeted to their own families.
- Jill Bennett

It's kind of a shame that it's even an issue.
Not being gay, I can't fully appreciate how complicated that is.
In the article, the interviewer asked me,
and I said that if I were, I would just say it.
- Scott Wolf

I think my election is one of several indications that
gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things.
I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing
of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church.
- Gene Robinson

It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s.
By the time I retired, the English department was proud
of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame.
It was a very satisfactory change!
- Thom Gunn

My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long.
I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when
I could have been out there loving someone.
Don't make that mistake yourself.
Life's too damn short.
- Armistead Maupin

I'm all for guys being butch and guys being men.
I identify with that and appreciate that.
But if I'm going to stab my gay brother in the back
who isn't butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate,
what good is that?
- Kyan Douglas

Americans know as much about Canada as straight people do about gays.
Americans arrive at the border with skis in July,
and straight people think that being gay is just a phase.
A very long phase.
- Scott Thompson

All those days of waiting on tables until I could get a role on Broadway,
all that time going to school taking lessons,
and all those years of being a nobody following a dream-and now here it is.
- Marcia Gay Harden

I don't remember deciding to become a writer.
You decide to become a dentist or a postman.
For me, writing is like being gay.
You finally admit that this is who you are,
you come out and hope that no one runs away.
- Mark Haddon

I would say that although my music may be or may have
been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community,
I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere...
Being a human being is what truly counts.
That's where you'll find me.
- Annie Lennox

When I was 15, I changed my name legally.
I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay.
Everything just didn't fit, and I was trying to find
things I could identify myself with,
and it started with my name.
- Portia de Rossi

When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being,
and in fact was, a gay magazine.
There were female models in it and there were women on the cover,
but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls.
- Art Cooper

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.


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