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Ten Notable Quotes From 2010

Ten Notable Quotes From 2010


"I just got some amazing news. The court has granted Portia's name change. She's now officially Portia Winfrey." Ellen DeGeneres via Twitter, September 23, 2010

"I feel like I've contributed monumentally to the success of the gay movement in America, and if anyone wants to argue that, I'm open to it. You're welcome." Sean Hayes to The Advocate, March 1, 2010

"Let me say today that human rights are gay rights and gay rights are human rights, once and for all." Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a speech to State Department employees, June 23, 2010

"Gay people who want to marry have no desire to redefine marriage in any way. When women got the right to vote, it did not redefine voting." Cynthia Nixon at the New Yorker Festival, October 1, 2010

"I don't know about next election, but I think in the near future, because step by step we have realized that this issue of homosexuality has the same adverse and progressive elements as when we dealt with the race issue." President Jimmy Carter to, December 16, 2010

"I am a fortunate homosexual man." Ricky Martin coming out as gay on his website, March 28, 2010

"I have watched every episode of RuPaul's Drag Race. Sometimes I want to dress up like myself and go onstage as a drag queen to see if anyone knows the difference. I'm two degrees away from a drag queen anyways. I love a queen where you really have to question if it's a guy or a girl -- that magical mystery when you just don't know. " Katy Perry to The Advocate, September 1, 2010

"Boy, we haven't grown at all, have we? We're still children in a schoolyard. Honestly, no offense Dave, but for God sakes, have you ever seen a gay man? Are there gay people in Indiana?" Jim Carrey to David Letterman when asked whether he worries about playing a gay role in I Love You Phillip Morris, November 18, 2010

"I just dropped my Diet Coke ... " Chris Colfer on Twitter responding to the rumor of an Ab Fab reunion in the works, November 5, 2010

"No longer will our country be denied the service of thousands of patriotic Americans who were forced to leave the military, regardless of their skills, no matter their bravery or their zeal, no matter their years of exemplary performance, because they happen to be gay. No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie, or look over their shoulder, in order to serve the country that they love." President Barack Obama on signing the "don't ask, don't tell" repeal into law, December 22, 2010
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