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Rants & raves.

"I guess I'm gonna have to stick with [being lesbian] for a while--as opposed to other people."

--Ellen DeGeneres, concluding her opening monologue as host of Saturday Night Live, December 15

"We have to deal with the whole life of Alexander. We want to deal as honestly as possible with it all."

--Martin Scorsese, on whether his proposed film about Alexander the Great, with Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role, would include Alexander's homosexuality, as quoted by Rush & Malloy in the Daily News. December 7

"Why isn't [New York's] Veterans Day parade down Fifth Avenue? The people who secure our nation get a couple blocks in Brooklyn while the fags and spics get Fifth Avenue."

--Actor and musician Vincent Gallo (Buffalo '66), as quoted in the November issue of Soma magazine

"Men's lips are pretty much the same [as women's]. But I was very uncomfortable."

--Actor Campbell Scott, on kissing men in the 1990 film Longtime Companion, as quoted by Rush & Malloy in the New York Daily News, December 21

"Billy Bob and I have a kind of a male love for each other.... You know, in a prison way."

--Bruce Willis, on his Bandits costar Billy Bob Thornton, as quoted by Peoplenews.com, November 29
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Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 5, 2002
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