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Gay Fray: Bill Maher on Santorum, George Clooney & Takei on marriage, Syd the Kyd on hip hop ladies + more celeb news

Good, bad or whatever … the famous have lots to say about LGBT issues

George Clooney:

I think the world is changing and [same-sex marriage is] becoming less and less of an issue and I think it shouldn’t be long now. I think younger people are looking at this like, ‘Who cares?’

Kristy McNichol:

I’m overwhelmed with the love and support of my family, friends and fans.

Bill Maher:

Rick Santorum, you know this guy, who’s obsessed with gay sex? This guy wears a sweater vest everywhere, which proves that he does not have one gay friend…. There’s a guy in West Hollywood working at Dorothy and Dildos who doesn’t think as much about gay sex as Rick Santorum. 

Joan Rivers:

In honor of Miss California USA‘s first two openly lesbian contestants, all beauty pageants will now feature a pantsuit competition.

Syd the Kyd:

There’s Alicia Keys, who’s married to Swizz Beatz – we know that shit ain’t real. You got Queen Latifah kissing Common in movies. Missy Elliott saying she don’t wanna hang with bitches. You know she loves her some bitches….

I decided to do [The Internet’s video for ‘Cocaine’] because I wish I had someone like that [an openly gay female artist] while I was coming up…. Everyday people aren’t given this opportunity and I realize that. And I didn’t at first.

George Takei:

We are not “overreacting” to these legal developments that call our rights into question–we are being vigilant. The very fact that “legal loopholes” and “rogue lawyers” can place our rights at stake means that we haven’t come as far as we need to, even in Canada. Indeed, the very fact that we must research whether LGBT marriages are still intact, or receive reassurances from the government that it is, proves this. When was the last time straight couples had to go check?

Greg Louganis:

“Like” this [I] still want to do [Dancing With the Stars]! Please! I will make you proud!

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JD Uy has been a Metro Weekly webmaster, distribution manager, blogger and videographer since 2002.

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