Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Rants & Raves: Favorite Quotes of 2008

Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Rants & Raves: Favorite Quotes of 2008

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"The gays ... started protesting against what the police did to me, the gays was, like, it was almost like they flipped their side around and said, 'No justice, no peace!' And you know how gay people are--they fucking go off.... The cops got scared as shit, you know what I mean? That's what I like about gays, 'cause they bring flavor to the world."

--Rodney King, discussing the 1992 Los Angeles riots undertaken in his name, on Celebrity Rehab, November 6

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

"I believe in God--but I don't fear him. God is my best friend. God is my ally. God is my boyfriend. God is my best fag. I am God's fag hag cuz, didn't you know, God is a big fag. Serious bottom too. Butch in the streets, femme in the sheets. That is my God. God is my biggest fan. God gets me, dude."

--Margaret Cho, defending her Christianity, on her blog, September 17

"There are people who have said that I'm being brave for being openly supportive of gay marriage, gay adoption--basically of gay rights--but with all due respect I being a decent human being."

--Anne Hathaway, receiving the Ally Award at the Human Rights Campaign's annual gala in Los Angeles, March 15

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

"God didn't make a mistake with respect to your sexual orientation. …

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