Drawing on sources from Sappho to Gertrude Stein, Oscar Wilde to Edmund White, The Gay Quote Book is both an indispensable reference and a source of constant entertainment. Organized by theme, the hundreds of quotations included here are drawn from the works of gay and lesbian authors, and activists, statesmen, and celebrities, from ancient times to the present. In this witty volume you will find more than 750 quotations on such topics as coming out, love and sex, finding community, activism, AIDS, and the meaning of life from such gay icons as Gore Vidal, Isaac Mizrahi, k.d. lang, Melissa Etheridge, Quentin Crisp, Truman Capote, Lily Tomlin, and Dorothy Allison. A selection: "Housework is like bad sex. Every time I do it, I swear I'll never do it again until company comes by." --from Don't Stop the Music "You're born naked and the rest is drag." --RuPaul "Men marry because they are tired, woman marry because they are curious, and both are disappointed." --Oscar Wilde "To me, bad taste is what entertainment is all about." --John Waters Perfect for browsing, gift-giving, or locating that perfect toast or public quip, this enlightening collection is sure to amuse, startle, challenge, and inspire.
The Gay Quote Book reached #1 on A Different Light's bestseller list.
The attractive, witty package makes it a perfect gift book.
Includes over 750 quotations.
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Brandon Judell is a contibuting editor to Detour magazine and the lead film reviewer for Critic?s Choice on America On-Line. His articles have appeared in The Village Voice, The Advocate, Arts & Antiques, the New York Daily News and The Bay Area Reporter . The host of a weekly New York City radio show for nine years, this Manhattan based writer has recently been anthologized in Best American Erotica 1996 and A Member of the Family.
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Book Description Plume, 1998. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0452279828