Best Quotes About Homosexuality

Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality. -James Baldwin

Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently. -Harry A. Blackmun

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

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

It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality. It's like disapproving of rain. -Francis Maude

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

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

What do you mean you don't believe in homosexuality? It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary. -Lea DeLaria

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

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

I always say that as a Christian I cannot find any passage in the Gospels in which Jesus condemned homosexuality. -Troy Perry

Muslims have a very bad attitude to homosexuality, they're very intolerant. -Pim Fortuyn

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

I chose to treat the homosexuality like I would treat any other form of sexuality. -Barbet Schroeder

Jesus never said anything about homosexuality. -Patricia Ireland

The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews, whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality. -Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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

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

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

People have known of Shakespeare's homosexuality down through the ages. -George Weinberg

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 think heterosexuality and homosexuality are a kind of psychosis, and the truth is somewhere in the middle. -Jeanette Winterson

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

I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws. -Jerry Falwell

From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people. -Howard Dean

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

I'm not asking that people accept homosexuality. I'm not asking that they believe like I do that it's inborn. I'm not asking that. All I'm saying is don't let these children suffer without a family because of your bias. -Rosie O'Donnell

If what you want is a life where your homosexuality is not an issue, move, as many have done. -Dan Savage

I have no problem with it. I don't look on homosexuality as an aberration. It's just they way they're born, and how could any relationship between two people in a committed relationship be wrong, regardless of gender? -Andrea Thompson

There's still a great deal of bias about homosexuality. -Rupert Everett

I've gotten death threats, yes. I have. I think anytime you shine a spotlight on homosexuality or minorities and you try and say they are as normal or as worthy as acceptance as others, the people who are on the fringe don't like that and they will come after you. And they have come after me. -Ryan Murphy

Jesus never said a word about homosexuality. In all of his teachings about multiple things – he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies. -Jimmy Carter

If a person is homosexual by nature – that is, if one's sexuality is as intrinsic a part of one's identity as gender or skin color – then society can no more deny a gay person access to the secular rights and religious sacraments because of his homosexuality than it can reinstate Jim Crow. -Jon Meacham

I think people feel threatened by homosexuality. The problem isn't about gay people, the problem is about the attitude towards gay people. People think that all gays are Hannibal Lecters. But gay people are sons and daughters, politicians and doctors, American heroes and daughters of American heroes. -Hollis Stacy

As a child, recognizing my difference from other kids, I went to the local public library to try to better understand my reality. Back then, many library card catalogues didn't even list 'homosexuality' as a topic. -James McGreevey

No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation. -James McGreevey

If you have an issue with homosexuality, then it comes to your own fear and your own darkness. -Tori Amos

When I was a child I asked my mother what homosexuality was about and she said – and this was 100 years ago in Germany and she was very open-minded – 'It's like hair color. It's nothing. Some people are blond and some people have dark hair. It's not a subject.' This was a very healthy attitude. -Karl Lagerfeld

In the 21st century, I think it's fair to say, homosexuality is more accepted in Britain and it's wonderful that my generation has been able to grow up with that. -Dan Stevens

I have seen such an immense change from the total repression and criminality of homosexuality in my lifetime. It does make me much more buoyant and optimistic about the future. If that change can occur in that time there's hope for many other changes. -Bob Brown

I just think my children and your children would be much better off and much more successful getting married and raising a family, and I don't want them brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option – it isn't. -Carl Paladino

If I was elected God for a day, homosexuality wouldn't be permitted, but nobody's electing me God. -Mark Neumann

Like a majority of Americans in recent years, I came to understand that fear of homosexuality was leading our governments – including the one I ran as Governor of Mississippi – to deny the equal rights to an entire segment of our population that are afforded all of us under the Constitution. -Ronnie Musgrove

I could always escape into this demi-monde of homosexuality, which I feel really indebted to. It stopped me being a 'mummy's boy.' -Rufus Wainwright

Exclusive homosexuality is not very common in nature. -Frans de Waal

Transsexualism is far less common than homosexuality, and the research is in its infancy. Scattered studies have looked at brain activity, finger size, familial recurrence, and birth order. -Hanna Rosin

A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person. -Pope Francis

Martin Luther King, with whom I worked very closely, became very distressed when a number of the ministers working for him wanted him to dismiss me from his staff because of my homosexuality. -Bayard Rustin

The old Victorian laws against homosexuality were still on the statute books until the early 1990s. As a gay man living in Ireland, I and people like me found it easy to feel less than citizens. -Colm Toibin

I was totally surprised by the spread of the legalization of same-sex marriage. In just my lifetime we have gone from a taboo to even talk about homosexuality, to the sanction by governments of homosexual marriage. Few such large social considerations have ever before been turned over in such a short time. -John Naisbitt

Homosexuality in hip-hop is an extension of homosexuality in the black community. The black community is very, very conservative when it comes to homosexuality, and I don't mean conservative in the good way, like we're saving money. I mean very intolerant. -Talib Kweli

In some of the states in the U.S., homosexuality remains a felony. -Vladimir Putin

While I have no empirical evidence to back this up, I bet that the number of homosexual people per thousand has not fluctuated all that much over the centuries. I do not believe the dented wisdom my father used to extol, that homosexuality was a sure sign of a civilization in decline. -Henry Rollins

I think that the Bible teaches that homosexuality is a sin, but the Bible also teaches that pride is a sin, jealousy is a sin, and hate is a sin, evil thoughts are a sin. So I don't think that homosexuality should be chosen as the overwhelming sin that we are doing today. -Billy Graham

If someone thinks homosexuality is immoral, they have a right to believe that. -Marianne Williamson

The Left masks its distaste for the Bible's condemnation of homosexuality in a straw man argument that Bible believers are violent bigots. They are not. Citing the Bible doesn't make you a bigot against human beings – it makes you a bigot against sin, which is a good thing. -Ben Shapiro

I think we won't be able to understand the operations of trans-phobia, homophobia, if we don't understand how certain kinds of links are forged between gender and sexuality in the minds of those who want masculinity to be absolutely separate from femininity and heterosexuality to be absolutely separate from homosexuality. -Judith Butler

The political Right likes to champion individual rights and individual liberty, but it has also worked to enforce morality in relation to abortion, gambling, and homosexuality. -Dave Brat

Allowing homosexuality means allowing satanic rights. -Yahya Jammeh

I lived through the Fifties in the Midwest when everything that was happening – the repression of homosexuality, for instance, the demonization of the Left, the giggly, soporific ordinariness of adolescence, the stone-deafness to the social injustice all around us – seemed not only unobjectionable but also nonexistent. -Edmund White

I never talked about homosexuality with my family. After I was 18, they know everything, but I never talk; it was like an information but in silence. I start to talk when I was 32, it was good for me – it was like a liberation. I'm talking about a love story. I'm not talking about sex because love is love. -Stefano Gabbana

When I went to lobby Nelson Mandela while the post-apartheid constitution was being drafted, I asked him to endorse making it illegal to discriminate on grounds of sexuality. I'd been warned that he might giggle if I mentioned homosexuality. -Ian Mckellen

Every time I hear someone making ignorant comments about the supposed 'evils' of homosexuality, I think about the true evil of the high suicide rates among gay and lesbian teens. -Susan Estrich

No culture that has ever embraced homosexuality has survived. -Steve Largent

My feelings on homosexuality are unequivocal. I have absolutely no problem with it whatsoever. My only reservation is marriage. -Carl Paladino

Some Christians see the biblical teaching on homosexuality as reflecting the culture and times in which the Bible was written and not reflecting God's eternal perspective on homosexual people. Others believe these scriptures represent God's timeless will for how human beings practice intimacy. -Adam Hamilton

We have this American president, Obama, born of an African father, who is saying we will not give you aid if you don't embrace homosexuality. We ask, was he born out of homosexuality? We need continuity in our race, and that comes from the woman, and no to homosexuality. -Robert Mugabe

In Holland, homosexuality is treated the same way as heterosexuality. In what Islamic country does that happen? -Pim Fortuyn

I am proud that in the Netherlands I can come out for my homosexuality, and I'd like to keep it that way. -Pim Fortuyn

If we cannot have moral feelings against homosexuality, can we have it against murder? Can we have it against other things? -Antonin Scalia

I never felt I had anything to hide. I never felt being gay was anything to be ashamed of, so I never felt apologetic. I didn't have issues with it, didn't grow up with any religion, so I didn't have any religious, you know, issues to deal with as far as homosexuality is concerned. So, I accepted it very easily. For me, it wasn't that big a deal. -Martina Navratilova

I'm not interested in offending anyone. If homosexuality was an issue for me, I would have moved out of New York years ago. I find that laughable. -Alec Baldwin

To me, it's mind-boggling to think that homosexuality was forbidden up until 1967. -Morten Tyldum

The curious thing is that I embraced homosexuality with as much joy and delight as I've embraced everything else in my life. -Miriam Margolyes

My view is that homosexual acts – not homosexuality, but homosexual acts – are wrong. They're intrinsically wrong. And I think in a natural-law-based country, it's appropriate to have policies that reflect that… They don't comport with natural law. -Ken Cuccinelli

Part of the new morality of the '60s and '70s is a new attitude toward homosexuality. The homosexual men and women have organized to fight for acceptance and respectability. -Walter Cronkite

In rock and roll, homosexuality was accepted, but it was less cool to say it. -John Cameron Mitchell

Some people believe they chose homosexuality, and some believe they didn't. Who's to say one is wrong? It's not fair to generalize anyone's sexuality or walk of life. -La'Porsha Renae

When I was born, the wisdom was that homosexuality was an illness; that it was caused largely by somebody's mother, and a distorted relationship with the mother. And now, as I live my life – married to a husband, with kids – it's an identity. -Andrew Solomon

I have gay people in my family who weren't able to openly discuss homosexuality, and I feel like that's shifted, especially here on the coast. -Sterling K. Brown

The war against homosexuality in Uganda is fueled by the funds of American Christian missionary churches. -Roger Ross Williams

I was raised in Holland, where race and homosexuality are not a subject matter but rather a part of life. -Yolanda Hadid

When I met Jo Wilder, I fell crazy in love and never thought about homosexuality. And I thought, 'Well, this is what I'm supposed to be doing. This is life.' -Joel Grey

It is very unlikely that the genetics of homosexuality will ever devolve to a single factor in humans with such major effects as it has in Drosophila. -Jeffrey C. Hall

In Pope Francis's 'Amoris Laetitia' (The Joy of Love), an apostolic exhortation on Catholic family life, he does not make earth-shattering doctrinal changes with regards to divorced Catholics, same-sex married Catholics, or the church's stance on homosexuality. -Anthea Butler

Trump's defense of white Anglo-Saxon Protestantism is gathering those who support him into a strong solidified base. Since the election of Francis, Republicans have been very wary of the Pope, attacking his liberal statements on homosexuality, global warming, and capitalism. -Anthea Butler

Margaret Thatcher was pro-choice. She voted to decriminalize homosexuality. Was not profoundly religious. She was very liberal on social issues. -Phyllida Lloyd

I'm sure that, on some level of the major-label and old-establishment industry, there are execs and agents who think homosexuality is a liability. -Syd

Elder McKinley wants his homosexuality to be turned off. To be a perfect Mormon, he has to put his feelings away. -Rory O'Malley

The reason there's so many gay people now is because it's a chemical warfare operation, and I have the government documents where they said they're going to encourage homosexuality with chemicals so that people don't have children. -Alex Jones

Folks, it's okay to find flamboyant homosexuality funny. -Steven Crowder

I'd love to do a film on homosexuality. That's on my radar. -Ayushmann Khurrana

We have to find a way to try and reconcile our beliefs – and Islam, like Judaism and Christianity, has traditionally seen homosexuality as a sin – with the reality of life in modern, pluralistic, secular societies in which gay people cannot be wished away or banished from sight. -Mehdi Hasan

Orthodox Islam, like orthodox interpretations of the other Abrahamic faiths, views homosexuality as sinful and usually defines marriage as only ever a heterosexual union. This isn't to say that there is no debate on the subject. -Mehdi Hasan

I have always regretted the dumb and offensive comments I made in my 20s on atheism and homosexuality. -Mehdi Hasan

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