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"I was like, 'How could you say that? Why would you say that?'"

--VIN DIESEL, on rumors that he's gay, as quoted in the April issue of Details. He went on to say that he prefers dating quietly in Europe.

"You hear the lawsuits are that he pretended to be straight or something. I mean, it's just crazy, you know?"

--American Idol judge SIMON COWELL, talking about Clay Aiken's litigious fans, as quoted by World Entertainment News, March 20

"According to the Scriptures, it's the government's job to enforce God's law ... and the Bible talks about how [homosexuals] are to be put to death."

--MICHAEL MARCAVAGE of Repent America, as quoted in the February 3-9 issue of Philadelphia's City Paper. Marcavage later said he'd been speaking off the record and quoted out of context and does "not desire that homosexuals be put to death."

"They are trying to combine manliness with homosexuality, which is perfectly possible to do."

--"Manliness expert" HARVEY MANSFIELD, on Brokeback Mountain's fictional cowboys, on C-SPAN's After Words, March 18

"10. Trying to fix up Condi Rice with his daughter."

--From a DAVID LETTERMAN list of the "Top Ten Reasons Dick Cheney Won't Resign," from the Late Show, March 20
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Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Date:Apr 25, 2006
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