List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about being a gay to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Being A Gay Quotes

#1. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #5307
#2. I would like to draw your attention to the fact that in Russia, unlike in one third of the world's countries, being gay is not a crime.

Vladimir Putin

Being A Gay Quotes #21538
#3. I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perplexed by my own sexuality. I was gay.

Lionel Blue

Being A Gay Quotes #27869
#4. I've never been a partisan, I've never been a Republican, I've never been a Democrat, ever, which is why I was very frustrated being called a gay Republican when I never attached myself to that.

Andrew Sullivan

Being A Gay Quotes #43724
#5. The silence of those in positions of influence in the church who know, or have a strong suspicion, that being gay is a nonpathological minority variant in the human condition drives me crazy, far crazier than I am driven by any loud-mouthed purveyor of hateful nonsense.

James Alison

Being A Gay Quotes #56362
#6. Who is the more courageous? The big, tough gay-basher, or the LGBTI person who faces their threats on a daily basis and carries on being honest about who they are regardless?

Christina Engela

Being A Gay Quotes #58205
#7. There are easier things in life than being a drag queen. But I ain't got no choice. Try as I may, I just can't walk in flats.

Harvey Fierstein

Being A Gay Quotes #66713
#8. ... gay marriage rights coming and going, always being an issue for the voting public when it should be an individual's private choice.

G.A. Hauser

Being A Gay Quotes #77441
#9. The best part of being married is that now when we walk down the street, people won't just see two guys and a kid, they'll have to see a FAMILY.

Patricia A. Gozemba

Being A Gay Quotes #87716
#10. About their wedding on a beach of Nantucket, after nearly 50 years together as a couple: "After years of being who we truly were only in the privacy of our homes or with a few friends, we were out in the world, under the sky, no longer pretending." - Norman Sunshine, co-author, Double Life

Norman Sunshine

Being A Gay Quotes #87907
#11. I think it's interesting: What is the generational effect of the experience of being a gay person in America? For my generation, it was very difficult.

Ira Sachs

Being A Gay Quotes #92707
#12. We're all whirling merrily through the void on a dying planet, and gay people are just doing their usual number, being shamelessly trendy as always. Right out in front on the cutting edge of death.

Lawrence Block

Being A Gay Quotes #93935
#13. I think a lot of what I've done is about people feeling as if they are part of the world but also not part of it at the same time. I don't know whether that's from being a gay kid, but I definitely think that resonates with me.

Greg Berlanti

Being A Gay Quotes #95157
#14. I've always wanted to be a writer. I've been writing since I was probably four years old - it was nonsense, but it was still my little attempts at being a storyteller.

Roxane Gay

Being A Gay Quotes #132430
#15. When you're a comic, it's like being born gay. It's what you want to do every night when your other friends are out at night going to parties.

Sarah Silverman

Being A Gay Quotes #134605
#16. Hustling sex for cash ain't dangerous if you learn the tricks quick, and that means puttin' yourself in a different mindset. Always scout for an exit for when you need it. Act confident and tough and you won't get hurt. Being scared or nervous will get you cut up and stuffed in a fuckin' bag.

Jon Michaelsen

Being A Gay Quotes #137248
#17. I think being gay is a blessing, and it's something I am thankful for every single day.

Anderson Cooper

Being A Gay Quotes #143440
#18. Being gay is not a political accomplishment in itself. It's not enough to constitute a political platform.

Jens Spahn

Being A Gay Quotes #143626
#19. I had always been interested in politics. I had assumed, for a variety of - well, for two reasons, being Jewish and being gay back in the late '50s, early '60s - that I would never be elected or anything, but I would participate as an activist.

Barney Frank

Being A Gay Quotes #154246
#20. The good thing about being gay was always that you didn't have a wedding. People would say, "He's gay, but at least he didn't make us go to his wedding. He didn't make us fly across the country. He didn't make us choose between the fish and the beef."

David Sedaris

Being A Gay Quotes #168852
#21. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #173829
#22. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #183060
#23. Feminism is just an idea. It's a philosophy. It's about the equality of women in all realms. It's not about man-hating. It's not about being humorless. We have to let go of these misconceptions that have plagued feminism for 40, 50 years.

Roxane Gay

Being A Gay Quotes #184135
#24. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #200835
#25. When I see young men and old women come out of the closet and face being called faggots and dykes and pariahs and betrayers of the family dream, then I am honored to be gay because I belong to a people who are proud.

Arnie Kantrowitz

Being A Gay Quotes #208355
#26. Ultimately, I felt fortunate, because in many ways I did identify with aspects of being gay that were very stereotypical. I was a big theatre kid in high school, I was creative, I was very emotionally sensitive, even hypersensitive. I loved female divas.

Christopher Rice

Being A Gay Quotes #221837
#27. If I don't get a TV show next year because someone looks up my Wikipedia and it says 'openly gay,' then it's worth the risk because I've had so many years being openly gay and proud of myself as a role model.

Max Von Essen

Being A Gay Quotes #229785
#28. Being brought up in a Christian home and still identifying as Christian, I get pretty annoyed with the Christian lobbies around the world who say gay marriage destroys the family and all that kind of rubbish. They claim to follow someone who always stood up for the oppressed and marginalised.

David Pocock

Being A Gay Quotes #244321
#29. I think the best part about my dad being gay is that I'm much more open-minded. I feel more at peace and I'm a good listener. I learned so much from (my dad's partner) John. How would I have turned out if this weren't my life?

Judith E. Snow

Being A Gay Quotes #246797
#30. And thus I wonder about so many gay men I've met since, pillars of the community, out to everyone else but Mom, who still refer to their lovers as something between a roommate and a valet. Just who is being protected here, and who thinks queer is wrong?

Paul Monette

Being A Gay Quotes #248136
#31. I think Justin Timberlake verges on being gay, he gets gay airplay. Britney gets loads as well. If you're male and you're black you're not going to get much play in a gay club.

Andy Bell

Being A Gay Quotes #261946
#32. Being gay is a fundamental part of my being - the core of who I've always been, and the thing that I had repressed and run from all my life.

James McGreevey

Being A Gay Quotes #268944
#33. I think I started out okay but with AIDS came a great deal of silence about gayness and this period of lose and morning, but at the same time a kind of feeling like you wanted to get back into the closet because being gay was such a terrible thing at that point.

Margaret Cho

Being A Gay Quotes #278181
#34. Being a Boy Scout saved my life. I was a bookish, introverted kid, shy and withdrawn, unhappy and easily bullied. I was also gay, although I didn't know it yet. I should've been miserable. But being a scout got me out of myself and into the world.

Christopher Bram

Being A Gay Quotes #296284
#35. My own belief is that being gay is a regularly occurring nonpathological minority variant in the human condition, and that an appropriate analogy is left-handedness, which also, as it happens, used to be regarded as some sort of defect in a normatively right-handed humanity.

James Alison

Being A Gay Quotes #299585
#36. My being gay is not a social issue; it's a fact. It's not something to be debated. It's a reality.

Jose Antonio Vargas

Being A Gay Quotes #304377
#37. This excerpt includes both a cautionary tale of being caught en flagrante and a stirring defense of getting fucked.

Redeeming social value, indeed.

Simon Sheppard

Being A Gay Quotes #316619
#38. [Marriage] a bond for life, and whether you're gay or straight, it makes no difference to being married. What marriage stands for is that you love that person ... You want to commit yourself to that person forever.

Cheryl Cole

Being A Gay Quotes #317634
#39. Membership of a larger group is not an identity. Being Asian is not an identity. Being gay is not an identity. Being deaf, blind, or wheelchair-bound is not an identity, nor is being economically deprived.

Lionel Shriver

Being A Gay Quotes #331386
#40. Conservatives believe in the ties that bind us. Society is stronger when we make vows to each other and we support each other. I don't support gay marriage in spite of being a conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a conservative.

David Cameron

Being A Gay Quotes #331745
#41. If you join the Boy Scouts without understanding the underlying agendas and biases of the organization, you might grow up to believe that being gay is a bad thing.

Douglas Rushkoff

Being A Gay Quotes #334230
#42. Chadham's idea of an open-minded, modern town had no room for faggots. Being gay made you about as welcome as a turd in the swimming pool.
Piner, Huston (2015-05-12). Light in Endless Darkness (Kindle Locations 25-26). Torquere Press. Kindle Edition.

Huston Piner

Being A Gay Quotes #339217
#43. Let the people who want to have kids, have them. And let the rest of us spend the extra money on ourselves. Being gay doesn't make you a bad person. Not wanting kids doesn't make you a bad person. Perhaps crushing the bones in one little girl's hand makes you a bad person, but that was an accident.

Augusten Burroughs

Being A Gay Quotes #345880
#44. I was raised in a household where being gay was like, the most normal thing. My brother is gay, all of my best friends are gay. When my brother came out of the closet, it wasn't a big deal for my family.

Ariana Grande

Being A Gay Quotes #386590
#45. I don't keep it secret that I live with my partner Gio. I'm very proud of my gayness. But there is lots I wouldn't want the press to write about me ... it is a matter of regret that being gay is the most interesting thing about me.

Evan Davis

Being A Gay Quotes #391980
#46. Being gay was a bit like the Olympics: It disappeared in ancient times, and then they brought it back in the twentieth century.

Nick Hornby

Being A Gay Quotes #428022
#47. Being gay immediately placed me outside the values of the society I was growing up in. Apartheid was a very patriarchal system, so its assumptions seemed foreign to me from the outset. I've always had the advantage of alienation.

Damon Galgut

Being A Gay Quotes #430968
#48. What the Pope thinks of being gay does not matter to the world. It matters to the people who like the Pope and follow the Pope ... It is not a reflection of all religious people.

Lady Gaga

Being A Gay Quotes #440092
#49. Binder didn't plan on being disappointed either. He felt a growing obsession to unstring the secrets the house held, to unravel the Gordian knot time and myth had only tightened.

William Gay

Being A Gay Quotes #449604
#50. I love being a mother; I hate being a housewife - the cooking, the laundry - because it takes away time I could be with my kids.

Marcia Gay Harden

Being A Gay Quotes #454367
#51. Even though I'm from the Midwest, the majority of my life has been spent on the coasts where being gay wasn't really much of a conversation.

Andrew Rannells

Being A Gay Quotes #466350
#52. I felt like I was being attacked, personally attacked - our community was attacked. Now, I gotta get in their face. I'm proud to be a woman. I'm proud to be a black woman. And I'm proud to be gay.

Wanda Sykes

Being A Gay Quotes #474924
#53. Being gay has taught me tolerance, compassion and humility. It has shown me limitless possibilities of living. It has given me people whose passion and kindness and sensitivity have provided a constant source of strength. It has brought me into the family of man, Mama, and I like it here.

Armistead Maupin

Being A Gay Quotes #486348
#54. Religion looms as large as an elephant in the United States, to the point that being nonreligious is about the biggest handicap a politician running for office can have, bigger than being gay, unmarried, thrice married, or black.

Frans De Waal

Being A Gay Quotes #503183
#55. They tried to say that being gay is a sin, and I said that adultery is a sin. Adultery is responsible for breaking up more marriages, but do we put that in the Constitution? It's absurd.

Al Sharpton

Being A Gay Quotes #511782
#56. Being gay or lesbian is not a choice.

Barack Obama

Being A Gay Quotes #527669
#57. So she made no secret about being gay?"
"Why should she?" the little old lady asked. "Nobody would care but a bunch of stuffy old men.

John Sandford

Being A Gay Quotes #531856
#58. Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you're a human being, you feel, you suffer. You're gay, you're sick, you're nervous or whatever.

Marilyn Monroe

Being A Gay Quotes #533799
#59. I am a gay writer, but I am also a Scottish writer and some days a lazy writer, or a funny writer. Being gay is just a part of who I am.

Damian Barr

Being A Gay Quotes #536545
#60. 15 or 20 years ago it would not have been possible for me to come out. Back then, people still had such narrow views, but today many of them are more liberal. Being gay is no longer a taboo in many parts of society. That has affected sports, even boxing.

Orlando Cruz

Being A Gay Quotes #573088
#61. You talk about the Pro-Life movement being one of the great shames of our nation. I think, if you want number two, I think - I think it's that. I think it's absolute - it's a travesty that people have forced someone who is gay to make their case that they deserve the same basic rights.

Jon Stewart

Being A Gay Quotes #577647
#62. On the other hand, we are not given a Book of Mormon for some time, just when Christopher had begun to feel insulted. It was analogous, he said, to going to a gay bar and not being checked out. He wasn't gay, but wasn't it nice to be asked?

Liz Stephens

Being A Gay Quotes #592626
#63. You're not gay, you were just being a really good friend.

Kate Sherwood

Being A Gay Quotes #612505
#64. The worst of being a Communist is the parties you may go to are - well - awfully funny and touching but not very gay ... I don't see the point of sad parties, do you? And Left-wing people are always sad because they mind dreadfully about their causes, and the causes are always going so badly.

Nancy Mitford

Being A Gay Quotes #617011
#65. I never had a low self-esteem that would make me gay. At one point, though, the reverse happened. Being homosexual led me to have a loss of self-esteem when I first became aware of society's attitudes about homosexuality.

Aaron Fricke

Being A Gay Quotes #634180
#66. I think the best day will be when we no longer talk about being gay or straight ... It's not a gay wedding, it's just a wedding ... It's not a gay marriage, it's just a marriage.


Being A Gay Quotes #634683
#67. President Clinton not only benefits by gay and lesbian votes, but he benefits by showing the nation that he is a strong leader who implements his beliefs, who stands firm by those who he believes are being treated unfairly, and I think people respect that kind of leadership in the country.

David Mixner

Being A Gay Quotes #648391
#68. Being able to live my life transparently does empower me to feel like I can be myself more. It's easier for me to flirt with girls now that girls know that I'm gay. It almost makes it a sexier encounter than if I was trying to pretend that I was straight.

Neil Patrick Harris

Being A Gay Quotes #653319
#69. Well, you show me the science [that being gay is not a choice] and I'll be persuaded.

Herman Cain

Being A Gay Quotes #653841
#70. Sex is not a wizard, whatever magical-seeming properties it might possess in its better forms. If your friend says to you, "You're being mean, you need to get laid," your problem is not sex. Your problems are that you might be acting like an asshole, and your friends are definitely idiots.

Katie Heaney

Being A Gay Quotes #670069
#71. One of the things I learned in 'Slavs!' is that it's much easier to talk about being gay than it is to talk about being a socialist. People are afraid of socialism, and plays that deal with economics are scarier to them.

Tony Kushner

Being A Gay Quotes #676143
#72. It's not being marketed as a gay show by a gay person. It's just Ellen DeGeneres.

Kyan Douglas

Being A Gay Quotes #678286
#73. I was horrified when Richard Chamberlain and Rupert Everett said gay actors should stay in the closet. They were saying to people that they should live a lie and not be liberated, to live in fear of being found out.

Alan Cumming

Being A Gay Quotes #689167
#74. I had a friend write me that our music was being played at Gay Pride in New York, which is a big compliment. In the biggest city in the country with the most culture and the most grit - I love it.

Jennifer Nettles

Being A Gay Quotes #698221
#75. Oh, hell. You're a fairy," I said.
"Yeah," he said. "You know, they call it 'being gay' nowadays, but sure, whatever.

Red Tash

Being A Gay Quotes #699604
#76. That is the beauty of having characters that don't make a big deal out of being gay, or lesbian, or whatever. They are just what they are, and that is acceptable - and that nobody should question that and that love is love.

Katrina Law

Being A Gay Quotes #708168
#77. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #710147
#78. Being gay is natural. Hating gay is a lifestyle choice.

John Fugelsang

Being A Gay Quotes #710198
#79. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #719108
#80. Being a woman and being gay is really a unique position in our society. I know in my experience of activism, oftentimes it makes a difference if something is women-focused. It's likely to get the attention of women much more easily.

Laura Ricketts

Being A Gay Quotes #721872
#81. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #722695
#82. 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

Being A Gay Quotes #722934
#83. I'm very happy with the outcome of the vote. I totally, totally support equal marriage in law. I don't want anybody in society feeling second best. I don't believe that being gay is a sin.

Stephen Crabb

Being A Gay Quotes #725416
#84. The diagnosis of homosexuality as a "disorder" is a contributing factor to the pathology of those homosexuals who do become mentally ill ... Nothing is more likely to make you sick than being constantly told that you are sick.

Ronald Goldman

Being A Gay Quotes #725674
#85. a child, I was an avid reader. And despite reading hundreds of books about straight people, I did not grow up to embrace the heterosexual lifestyle. Similarly, someone who is heterosexual is not going to turn gay from reading a book that features a child being raised by two moms.

Leslea Newman

Being A Gay Quotes #725916
#86. I'm not unsympathetic. But do you like me? Because this being gay business doesn't mean you can just throw yourself at any guy and it'll be fine because he's not a girl. There are still people you like and people you don't.

Cassandra Clare

Being A Gay Quotes #748052
#87. I just think that gay men have much better taste than any straight man I have met. I have never gotten any grief about having a good time, being unapologetic, and irreverent from a gay man.


Being A Gay Quotes #748751
#88. Being gay and being a woman has one big thing in common, which is that we both become invisible after the age of 42. Who wants a gay 50-year-old? No one, let me tell you.

Rupert Everett

Being A Gay Quotes #762907
#89. There's a FEW THINGS you need to get STRAIGHT about being GAY..."
"That's an OXYmoron."
"You'll be an OXYmoron if you don't listen. GAY men SUCK and FUCK. They don't go around falling in LOVE. At least not with every TOM, DICK and HARRY.

Giorge Leedy

Being A Gay Quotes #772783
#90. I love San Francisco and Brighton has something of San Francisco about it. It's by the sea, there's a big gay community, a feeling of people being there because they enjoy their life there.

Brian Eno

Being A Gay Quotes #778709
#91. No matter how many times I'd fantasized about being with a guy, being with Owen, it had never come close to the reality. I love, love, loved everything about this. Holy sexual paradise, Batman, I was so fucking glad I was gay! (Jordan)

Eli Easton

Being A Gay Quotes #793967
#92. My mom blames California for me being a lesbian. Everything was fine until you moved out there. That's right, Mom, we have mandatory lesbianism in West Hollywood. The Gay Patrol busted me, and I was given seven business days to add a significant amount of flannel to my wardrobe.

Coley Sohn

Being A Gay Quotes #807830
#93. Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.

Brad Boney

Being A Gay Quotes #825619
#94. Apparently, the prerequisite to being a gay public figure is to appear on the cover of a magazine with the caption 'I am gay'. I apologize for not doing so if this is what was expected!

Jonathan Knight

Being A Gay Quotes #828771
#95. We struggled against apartheid because we were being blamed and made to suffer for something we could do nothing about. It is the same with homosexuality. The orientation is a given, not a matter of choice. It would be crazy for someone to choose to be gay, given the homophobia that is present.

Desmond Tutu

Being A Gay Quotes #833062
#96. Lying about one's sexuality seems to be one of the ridiculous rules of what constitutes being a Hollywood movie star. Obviously, my own experience of working and continuing to work as an out gay actor is exactly that - working as an actor and not as a movie star. I don't think the two are the same.

Ben Daniels

Being A Gay Quotes #835247
#97. I think that there is a lot of power in a gay guy having a really (hopefully) successful music career while just being completely openly gay and honest and happy.

Troye Sivan

Being A Gay Quotes #840722
#98. When I was playing soccer at the age of 14, the first thing we'd do before going out onto the field would be to climb up on one another's thighs and massage the legs; it was a regular thing. None of us had a thought of being gay, absolutely not, and it's the same with most bodybuilders.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Being A Gay Quotes #855752
#99. A lot of people come up to me all the time and say thank you for helping me be who I am. So my thing wasn't just about sexuality. It was about anyone who felt different; anyone who felt out of place. Being gay was one part of it.

Boy George

Being A Gay Quotes #867676
#100. I believe the scripture says that being gay is a sin.

Joel Osteen

Being A Gay Quotes #884346

Famous Authors

Popular Topics