Top 10 Gay Quotes And Comedies

Here is a top 10 list of what I believe to be the most interesting quotes and comedic movies that relate to gay people.

The Top 10 Gay Quotes

The top 10 gay quotes have been said by politicians, writers, entertainers and more.  Many of these quotes are serious and some of them you are able to analyse to find a deeper meaning. Being a strong advocate for equality for all, I consider these quotes to be eye opening.

“When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.”

~ Epitaph of Leonard P

 

“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

 

“What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it’s curved like a road through mountains. “

~ Tennessee Williams

 

“Straight Americans need… an education of the heart and soul. They must understand – to begin with – how it can feel to spend years denying your own deepest truths, to sit silently through classes, meals, and church services while people you love toss off remarks that brutalize your soul.”

~ Bruce Bawer

 

“The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself. “

~ Gore Vidal

 

“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. “

~ Benjamin Disraeli

 

“We are not the first but I am sure we will not be the last. After us will come many other countries, driven, ladies and gentleman, by two unstoppable forces: freedom and equality.”

~ Jose Luis Rodrigueaz

 

“Homosexuality is god’s way of insuring that the truly gifted aren’t burdened with children.”

~ Sam Austin

 

“If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”

~ Johann von Goethe

 

“Gay robbers came in last night and rearranged the living room.”

~ Robin Williams

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Photo: Robin Williams

I hope you enjoyed these clever top 10 gay quotes relating to gay people and their community.  Do you have any quotes you would like to share?  Any stories or suggestions?  Please feel free to let us know.

Top 10 Gay Comedies

Here is a list of my top 10 gay comedic movies. I definitely recommend that you check them out!

Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)

  • Rating: 6.9/10
  • Description: A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.
  • Theme: Nice gay themed drama+comedy with happy ending story.
  • Minutes: 106
  • Director: Ella Lemhagen
  • Starring: Gustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Tom Ljungman and Amanda Davin

Breakfast with Scot (2007)

  • Rating: 6.8/10
  • Description: The hockey career of former Toronto Maple Leaf Eric McNally, who was known as a tough enforcer, came to an end with a shoulder injury.
  • Theme: Nice gay themed comedy movie.
  • Minutes:  90
  • Director: Laurie Lynd
  • Starring: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Shenkman, Noah Bernett and Benz Antoine

All You Need Is Love (2009)

  • Rating: 7.0/10
  • Description: Young man returns to his hometown to marry his male partner, while family and neighbors deal with the news.
  • Theme: German gay themed drama and comedy movie with happy end.
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  • Minutes: 92
  • Director: Edzard Onneken
  • Starring: Saskia Vester, Jürgen Tonkel, Jenny Elvers-Elbertzhagen and Andreas Helgi Schmid

Guys and Balls (2004)

  • Rating: 6.8/10
  • Description: After their most recent loss, a soccer team discovers its goalie has come out as gay and casts him out. He retaliates by bringing back an all-gay team for a game to prove who’s better.
  • Theme: Nice german gay themed drama+comedy movie. I liked it very much!
  • Minutes: 106
  • Director: Sherry Hormann
  • Starring: Maximilian Brückner, Lisa Potthoff, Dietmar Bär and Eileen Eilender

Eating Out (2004)

  • Rating: 6.0/10
  • Description: After getting dumped by his slutty girlfriend, Caleb falls in love with Gwen. However, thanks to Caleb’s roommate, Gwen thinks he’s gay and sets him up with her roommate, Marc. Watch as Caleb explores his sexuality, where he may be able to find just what he has been searching for.
  • Minutes: 90
  • Director: Q. Allan Brocka
  • Starring: Scott Lunsford, Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands and Rebekah Kochan

Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds (2006)

  • Rating: 6.4/10
  • Description: After Marc dumps him, Kyle unites with Gwen and Tiffani to land sexually confused art model Troy by pretending to be straight. However, Marc wants Troy, too, and members from a notorious “ex-gay” group are slipping for the both of them.
  • Minutes: 79
  • Director: Phillip J. Bartell
  • Starring: Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan and Brett Chukerman

Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009)

  • Rating: 6/10
  • Description: A gay Internet connection is made, but entanglements ensue due to hiding behind the name and photo of a straight male stripper who’s dressed in sexy underwear.
  • Minutes: 80
  • Director: Glenn Gaylord
  • Starring: Rebekah Kochan, Daniel Skelton, Chris Salvatore and Michael E.R. Walker

Eating Out: Drama Camp (2011)

  • Rating: 5.4/10
  • Description: Temptations at a drama camp threaten a gay relationship that may already be cooling.
  • Minutes: 91
  • Director: Q. Allan Brocka
  • Starring: Chris Salvatore, Daniel Skelton, Aaron Milo and Lilach Mendelovich

Eating Out: The Open Weekend (2011)

  • Rating: 5.6/10
  • Description: Zack is gaycationing in Palm Springs, with new BF Benji who wants to try an open relationship, to Zack’s dismay. Adding confusion is Casey, Zack’s ex, with Peter his fake BF, plus Casey’s fruit-fly friend, Penny, and Zack’s friend Lili.
  • Minutes: 82
  • Director: Q. Allan Brocka
  • Starring: Chris Salvatore, Daniel Skelton, Aaron Milo and Harmony Santana

Eleven Men Out (2005)

  • Rating: 5.1/10
  • Description: The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team.
  • Minutes: 85
  • Director: Róbert I. Douglas
  • Starring: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Helgi Björnsson, Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson and Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir

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PJ Weir was employed at the Gay Exchange for over a decade and was a regular contributor to the blog. He is a gay activist and an advocate for same sex marriage. PJ is proud of his aboriginal descent and has remained in a long term relationship with his partner Darren.
PJ left work in late 2014 as his mother fell ill. He has moved to Queensland where he has become her full time carer.
Unfortunately the iconic Gay Exchange, Sydney’s first all gay adult store closed down in June of 2017 as the building was taken over by the State Transit Authority to build the new rail.

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