Oh, Larry! You have my heart. You really, really do. Even when I saw you out and about and you scowled at me, my heart skipped a beat. Here you are again, playing my fucking jam, man.
"I am a gay person before I’m anything else. I’m a gay person before I’m a white person, before I’m a Jew, before I’m a writer, before I’m American, anything. That is my most identifying characteristic and I don’t find many people who would say that. The polls say the same thing: People do not identify themselves as gay. And that’s too bad. In fact, it’s tragic. It will prevent us from ever having what we deserve, I believe." - Larry Kramer, in an interview with Salon.
BOOM. Totally. I feel the exact same way.
Now I must begin work on my musical version of Faggots.
"I'm sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they're doing what they're doing, but I do think that if you're gay you have a responsibility to come out." - Rachel Maddow, in a profile by the UK's Guardian.