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One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.

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One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.

Dan Savage

My dad was a homicide cop in the gay neighborhood in the city when gay neighborhoods were desperate, depressing, sad places run by the mob. The only gay people he'd met when I came out to him were corpses.

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The cultural expectation should be if there's infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity.

Dan Savage

Straight couples don't have to be monogamous to be married or married to be monogamous. Monogamy no more defines marriage than the presence of children does. Monogamy isn't compulsory and its absence doesn't invalidate a marriage.

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I think the best thing for you to do is just live your life. Live a life that's worth living, one where you do what you want to do, pursue your passions. That way, if you meet someone, they'll be joining a life that's already really good.

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The only way to get gay issues off the front pages of Canadian newspapers is to grant gay and lesbian people our full civil equality and leave it alone.

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Ultimately life is disease, death and oblivion. It's still better than high school.

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I got picked on a lot, even by teachers too. I liked to listen to musicals and bake, and my homeroom teacher found out and mocked me in front of the whole class for baking.

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I didn't want kids to think that to be happy, they had to be famous or rich or live in the big city.

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Christmas can have a real melancholy aspect, 'cause it packages itself as this idea of perfect family cohesion and love, and you're always going to come up short when you measure your personal life against the idealized personal lives that are constantly

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One person simply can’t be all things to another person – sexually or otherwise—and unmet needs, unfulfilled desire, and unexplored possibilities are prices we pay to be in LTRs (long –term relationships). Monogamous, polyamorous, Femdom, or whatever: All

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How can you tell somebody who is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made?

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