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Rants & raves.

"In my early 20s I wondered if I was interested in women, and so I kind of, well ... did my homework."

--Actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, on her lesbian love scene with Gucci model Rie Rasmussen in the upcoming film Femme Fatale, as quoted in the April issue of Elle

"When I was born--oh, I'm going to cry, but this is for you, Rosie--my dad left, and it was women in my life that were gay that raised me and that helped me and nurtured me."

--Actress Rene Russo on ABC's Good Morning America the morning before Rosie O'Donnell's coming-out interview, March 14

"In our band, [kissing is] like a test of your manhood. Like `C'mon, don't be a pussy, gimme some tongue!'"

--The Strokes lead singer Julian Casablancas (second from right), on his band's notorious physical intimacy, as quoted in Rolling Stone, April 11

"I do not think that you [should] glorify on public television homosexuality ... any more than you glorify, uh, whores.... I don't want to see this country to go that way. You know what happened to the Greeks. Homosexuality destroyed them."

--President Richard Nixon, ranting to aides in May 1971, from transcripts of Oval Office tapes, as quoted in The Washington Post, March 20
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Title Annotation:quotes from celebrities about homosexuality
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 30, 2002
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