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by Kate Sosin, Windy City Times
2012-03-21

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"The heart has reasons that reason does not know. When Cupid's arrow strikes [ whether it's opposite-sex couples, racially mixed couples, or same-sex couples ] , it's a feeling that can't be denied. Love in all its diversity is a part of the human experience."—Actress Fran Drescher, to Huffington Post, March 6.

"I spoke as honestly as I could, but some people believe my responses were not loving toward those in the gay community. That is not true. I can assuredly say that it's my life's mission to love all people… I believe we need to learn how to debate these things with greater love and respect. I've been encouraged by the support of many friends [ including gay friends, incidentally ] ."—former Growing Pains TV star Kirk Cameron, in an email to ABC News, Feb. 6.

"I'm a squishy romantic in spite of living alone and being without a romantic partner for years and years. Songs about unequivocal happiness or unrequited love seem to resonate with me. I suppose the best way to narrow my list of favorite songs is to think about what would be playing while the credits roll on a [ short ] biography. Okay, it's the Pet Shop Boys singing 'Absolutely Fabulous!'"—Fashion expert Tim Gunn, to Huffington Post, March 8.

"Families look different. They always have looked different. I mean, you have single-parent families. You have families of parents with different races. You have families with different religions. No matter what we might want a family to look like, we can't put into a constitution a document that supposed to protect our rights with one narrow definition."—Clay Aiken speaks against North Carolina's Amendment One, in a ProtectingFamilies.org message, Feb. 22.

"In my youth, I did some exploring of bisexuality. And perhaps I said things, put labels on things, and put measurements on things that actually you can't put measurements on. I wouldn't put labels of either gay or fucking straight or any other thing. I do believe people often explore their sexuality."—SinĂ©ad O'Connor to The Advocate, April issue.

"The common thread running through our efforts together in Maryland is the thread of human dignity: the dignity of work, the dignity of faith, the dignity of family, the dignity of every individual, the dignity of a free people who, at the end of the day, all want the same thing for our children."—Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, on signing marriage equality into law, to Huffington Post, March 2.


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