Stuff Said

‘I am rather in favor of gay marriage and adoption, I have a lot of friends—women and men—who are in this situation and I see nothing unstable or perverse in families with homosexual parents.’

Carla Bruni, in Vogue.

‘I hope that by the time I get back to Middle Earth I might even be able to get married’.

Ian McKellen encouraging same-sex marriage in New Zealand.

 ‘It doesn’t matter whether you’re black or white or Hispanic or Asian or Native American or young or old or rich or poor, able, disabled, gay or straight, you can make it here in America if you’re willing to try.’

Barack Obama during his re-election speech.

 ‘I’m English of course so being a “fag pimp” just means – “Cigarette?”’

Russel Brand in response to a sign given to him from members of the Westboro Baptist Church.

‘Every bit of me is devoted to love and art, and I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who felt just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I’m trying to say is I’m trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world’

Lady Gaga.

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