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Lesbians Quotes

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Lesbians and gays...
they still have to fight, even inside.
It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted.
- Catherine Deneuve

Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both
to preserve the traditional definition of marriage
and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
- Mitt Romney

It's a struggle but that's why we exist,
so that another generation of Lesbians of color will
not have to invent themselves,
or their history, all over again.
- Audre Lorde

I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it.
Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters.
It's really not all lesbians any more.
- Alison Bechdel

 

I have met many feminists who were not Lesbians but
I have never met a Lesbian who was not a feminist.
- Martha Shelley

First, I used some of my own experiences and observations
from attending a public high school.
Secondly, I joined in some Internet chat rooms for gays and lesbians.
- Ellen Muth

Our very strength as lesbians lies in the fact that
we are outside of patriarchy;
our existence challenges its life.
- Charlotte Bunch

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There are plenty of lesbians in Hollywood,
but they're not out.
And that's their choice, but I can't do that,
it's too important to me.
- Jill Bennett

There are lesbians, God knows...
if you came up through lesbian circles in the forties
and fifties in New York...
who were not feminist and would not call themselves feminists.
- Audre Lorde

Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up,
if only because it's cheaper to produce and therefore
more accessible for women.
But the very form of stand-up is masculine.
- Kate Clinton

Even if there are a lot women in films,
there are few who are lesbians, that people know about.
- Catherine Deneuve

Women who love women are Lesbians.
Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms,
define Lesbian as sex between women.
- Rita Mae Brown

Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate!
- Troy Perry

An agent said he didn't know what to do with me,
I wouldn't be able to play any parts but lesbians and aliens.
- Allison Janney

If you had told me 28 years ago that the largest organization
in the world touching the lives of gays and lesbians would be a church,
I would not have believed you.
- Troy Perry

I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996.
It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor.
I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S.
Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
- Barack Obama

There are brilliant out lesbians and gay men and bisexuals
and transgendered people and heterosexuals keeping
the fire of change alive.
Not a day goes by when I don't feel grateful to them for their work.
- Jasmine Guy

There is so much work to be done to treat gays and
lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect
that they're entitled to.
They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits.
They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to
adoption and immigration.
- John Edwards

Feminism is a socialist, anti-family,
political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

After that, I was offered lots of lesbian roles,
but I didn't want them because I'd already played the best there was.
- Radha Mitchell

Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything,
it doesn't have to sell out.
Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act;
if it weren't,
more women would do it.
- Kate Clinton

I would certainly never suggest that any lesbian should
be ashamed of her sexual preference.
- Evan Hunter

I am a writer who happens to love women.
I am not a lesbian who happens to write.
- Jeanette Winterson

Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition
of the erotic within our lives and,
taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic
not only in sexual terms.
- Audre Lorde

I consider myself a lesbian, but I'm a bisexual lesbian.
- Betty Dodson

Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics.
There are social cross-currents.
We see failed marriages.
But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
- Earl Blumenauer

I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what.
The rest is public relations.
- Jasmine Guy

As a standup, I try to change the world.
As an entertainer, I try to entertain.
And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room.
- Lea DeLaria

When Bound was released, Boys don't Cry wasn't out yet.
Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian.
I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts.
- Gina Gershon

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich

My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world
where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom,
dignity, and respect.
- John Fisher

It's a cosmic joke that I'm a lesbian,
because I understand men so well but women are a complete mystery to me.
- Lea DeLaria

I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing;
its only purpose is to inflame.
- Jeanette Winterson

But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness
whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
- Audre Lorde

I started going to Madame Louise's, the lesbian club
where all the punk bands used to go -
the Sex Pistols,
the Clash.
I remember seeing Billy Idol walk in there;
he was gorgeous.
- Boy George

I became a lesbian because of women,
because women are beautiful,
strong, and compassionate.
- Rita Mae Brown

Everyone has people in their lives that are gay,
lesbian or transgender or bisexual.
They may not want to admit it, but I guarantee they know somebody.
- Billie Jean King

I am not, I repeat, NOT a lesbian - even though I'd
like to be one when I grow up.
- Dawn French

Well, I always looked at Mulan as a movie about a lesbian coming out.
- Harvey Fierstein

My image had always been very heterosexual,
very straight.
So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify
my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.
- Bruce Springsteen

John Kerry didn't out me, nor did he offend or attack
me by calling me a lesbian.
I certainly couldn't be offended by the truth.
- Mary Cheney

Valentino was apparently gay or bisexual.
And his two lesbian wives.
But without any question, he had sex with men.
From choice.
So he was one or the other.
- Cesar Romero

I was actually a bit disappointed about the amount of sex in the show.
I think Backus should get out a bit more,
get a relationship, perhaps make her a lesbian.
- Lexa Doig

I'm not even kind of a lesbian.
- Oprah Winfrey

We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy.
- Jill Bennett

Some women can't say the word lesbian...
even when their mouth is full of one.
- Kate Clinton

Well, actually, I'm a bisexual lesbian in a man's body...
but it's more complicated than that.
- Tony Parker

After Bound, we were offered a lot of lesbian thrillers.
- Andy Wachowski

I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues:
Lesbian parenting,
the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community.
- Audre Lorde

I'd rather not be known as the Vice President's lesbian daughter.
- Mary Cheney

Everyone is their own kind of lesbian.
To think there's a certain way to dress or present
yourself in the world is just one more stereotype we have to fit into.
- Portia de Rossi

There are people that very strongly identify themselves as gay and then lesbian,
and then I think there are a lot of people who are
kind of some percentage or some version of that.
- Michael Stipe

My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian.
I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later.
- Portia de Rossi

I am not a lesbian and I am not a slut,
and somehow I am going to make people believe me.
- Vanessa Williams

I never thought to myself, I'm going to grow up and
fall in love with a man or I'm going to fall in love
with a woman because my mother is a lesbian.
- Ally Sheedy

You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender -
people are people.
- Judith Light

I would say that I'm a feminist theorist before I'm
a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist.
- Judith Butler

Our intention is to really explore this transition and,
beyond that, explore the particular things that someone
comes up against when they're gay or lesbian.
- Laura Innes

Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired.
A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is
in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group
to use its facility for marriage ceremonies.
The list goes on.
- Stockwell Day

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

I'm happy to say that I'm a lesbian in the world.
I know there are people who don't want to be called women comedians,
but I think it gives a path to the fact that we live
in extremely patriarchal times.
- Kate Clinton

To me, celebrity doesn't mean a whole lot unless you're willing to use it.
So I wanted to use it in a different way,
with my AIDS work, the human rights stuff for the gay
and lesbian community and the speaking I do.
- Judith Light

There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around
this church who are gay and lesbian,
some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful
bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected.
- Gene Robinson

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare


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