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"Lt. Dan Choi and Capt. Jim Pietrangelo today demonstrated the growing frustration with the pace of change in Washington. History shows us that nonviolent civil disobedience can be a very effective tactic in the struggle for social justice. Lt. Choi is a friend of ours and of the Courage Campaign and we are proud of the action he took today." — A statement issued by the Courage Campaign's Rick Jacobs and Cleve Jones, after Choi and Pietrangelo were arrested March 17 in Washington, D.C., for handcuffing themselves to the White House gates.

"THINKS 'DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL' is a bad military policy/Thinks 'don't ask, don't tell' is a good plastic-surgery policy" — One of the differences between "gay" and "gay douchebag," as cited by Details magazine, December 2009.

"I'm happy for her success, but that album is terrible. [ The cover of the Rolling Stones' ] 'Wild Horses' is the one that made me laugh the hardest. I just died when I heard it. I was crying with laughter. It was the most horrendous, sacrilegious treatment of that song!" — Adam Lambert on singer Susan Boyle and her CD, I Dreamed a Dream, to the U.K.'s Gay Times, as posted Feb. 24 on .

"It catches me off guard. In my circle, and in a lot of the underground clubs and performance spaces in Los Angeles nobody thinks twice about it, they love it. Then I gave what I thought was a harmless performance and everybody jumps down my throat about it. And I'm like, 'Sorry, I didn't realize it was going to be that big a deal.'" — Adam Lambert on his controversial American Music Awards performance to the U.K.'s Gay Times, as posted Feb. 24 on .

"when my album charted, it was validating. I was feeling bit attacked, like I had to vindicate something. I thought: 'Wow, look what I did.'" — Adam Lambert on his own CD, For Your Entertainment, to the U.K.'s Gay Times, as posted Feb. 24 on .

"I just kissed Chris Pine. It was awesome. I kissed him hard and I kissed him strong. He punched me pretty hard. Do I regret it? Not one bit." — Seth Rogen at the 18th Annual "A Night At Sardi's" event benefitting the Alzheimer's Association in Beverly Hills, Calif., March 18, according to a March 19 item on .

"She said 'no' [ on the issue of same-sex marriage ] , and it became an international scandal. Now the president said 'no' and nobody cared. Now the reason [ it became a scandal ] was she's very beautiful. If she weren't very beautiful, I think, probably, a lot of people wouldn't have cared." — Real-estate mogul/Miss Universe Organization co-owner/Celebrity Apprentice host Donald Trump discussing controversial former pageant contestant Carrie Prejean with David Letterman on the March 11 episode of The Late Show with David Letterman.

"I DON'T CARE ABOUT THAT AT ALL. I'm completely happy and fulfilled in my personal life." — Matt Bomer, star of the hit USA TV series White Collar, on speculation that he's gay, in the January/February 2010 issue of Details magazine.

"If you're a woman who doesn't wear a dress, you are going to take shit. If you're a woman who doesn't wear a dress and shaves her head, forget about it." — Lesbian rocker Joan Jett, whose life is featured in the current theatrical release The Runaways, in the November 2009 issue of Esquire magazine.

"Pop music is not a threatening style of music. It's music that says, Take me for what you will. Rock 'n' roll says, You're mine, motherfucker." — Lesbian rocker Joan Jett, whose life is featured in the current theatrical release The Runaways, in the November 2009 issue of Esquire magazine.

"The world needs to wake up and realize that the HIV/AIDS pandemic has changed its face since the 1980s. It has been affecting women and children at an enormous rate. ... You have swine flu, you have bird flu, and everybody is up in arms. But this has been a killer for years and it's not getting any better." — Singer/activist Annie Lennox in a March 12 interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.

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