Quotes and Sayings about Homosexuality
"In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Fear, Being, Feeling, Homosexuality, Man, Obligation, Restraint, Woman)
"Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Homosexuality, Houses)
"I support non-discrimination for homosexuals, but I think, or at least I have the right to think - without saying whether I think it or not - I have the right to think, along with the catechism of the Catholic Church, that homosexuality is morally wrong."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Church, Homosexuality, Right, Saying, Support, Wrong)
"I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered."
- Ed Case
(Related: Being, Fact, Homosexuality, Public, Reality, Schools, Value)
"From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people."
- Howard Dean
(Related: God, Thought, People, Gay, Homosexuality, Religious, Sin)
"What do you mean you don't believe in homosexuality? It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary."
- Lea DeLaria
(Related: Belief, Easter, Homosexuality)
"We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Family, Marriage, Values, Benefits, Homosexuality, Will)
"I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Character, Adultery, Blame, Dishonesty, Flaws, Genetics, Homosexuality)
"The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews, whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality."
- Rainer W. Fassbinder
(Related: Being, Homosexuality)
"Muslims have a very bad attitude to homosexuality, they're very intolerant."
- Pim Fortuyn
(Related: Attitude, Homosexuality)
"I accept people for who they are and love them. That doesn't mean I have to agree or that I have to turn my back on the tenets of my faith and reject the tenets of my faith when it comes to homosexuality."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Faith, Love, People, Homosexuality)
"I realize that homosexuality is a serious problem for anyone who is - but then, of course, heterosexuality is a serious problem for anyone who is, too. And being a man is a serious problem and being a woman is, too. Lots of things are problems."
- Edward Gorey
(Related: Being, Homosexuality, Man, Problems, Woman)
"Jesus never said anything about homosexuality."
- Patricia Ireland
"I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living."
- Andrew Lang
(Related: Time, Idea, Culture, Homosexuality, Living)
"It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality. It's like disapproving of rain."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Homosexuality, Rain)
"It's a good thing that columnists don't make homosexuality their last taboo anymore. But I wish the columnists themselves would come out too."
- Michael Musto
"I always say that as a Christian I cannot find any passage in the Gospels in which Jesus condemned homosexuality."
- Troy Perry
(Related: Christian, Homosexuality)
"I have no problem with homosexuality. I have a problem with homosexual acts."
- Rick Santorum
"I chose to treat the homosexuality like I would treat any other form of sexuality."
- Barbet Schroeder
"Now when you have administrators deciding what sexuality is, and what's a taboo and what's not in terms of content, you got guys, like, Trent Lott who equates homosexuality with a disease."
- Richard Serra
(Related: Content, Disease, Homosexuality, Now)
"Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Men, Crime, Homosexuality, Prison, Punishment, Russia, Waiting, Years)
"I wrote the very first stories in science fiction which dealt with homosexuality, The World Well Lost and Affair With a Green Monkey."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Science, Fiction, First, Homosexuality, World)
"Homosexuality is like the weather. It just is."
- Andrew Sullivan
(Related: Homosexuality, Weather)
"I don't think homosexuality is a choice. Society forces you to think it's a choice, but in fact, it's in one's nature. The choice is whether one expresses one's nature truthfully or spends the rest of one's life lying about it."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Life, Nature, Society, Choice, Fact, Homosexuality, Lying, Rest)
"People have known of Shakespeare's homosexuality down through the ages."
- George Weinberg
(Related: People, Homosexuality, Shakespeare)
"But the Bible speaks against it, and because the Bible speaks against it, we allow rampant sin including homosexuality and lying, and to me lying is just as b ad as homosexuality, and we've allowed this sin to run rampant in our nation."
- Reggie White
(Related: Bible, Homosexuality, Lying, Nation, Sin)
"Let me explain something when I'm talking about sin, and I'm talking about all sin. One of the biggest ones that has been talked about that has really become a debate in America is homosexuality."
- Reggie White
(Related: America, Debate, Homosexuality, Sin, Talking)
"I think heterosexuality and homosexuality are a kind of psychosis, and the truth is somewhere in the middle."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Truth, Homosexuality)