• My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share.
    ~ Rita Mae Brown
  • It's a public service when a gay chick goes lipstick instead of lumberjack.
    ~ Charlie Harper, Two and a Half Men
  • I think God is a callous bitch not making me a lesbian. I'm deeply disappointed by my sexual interest in men.
    ~ Diamanda Galás
  • I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
    ~ Jeanette Winterson
  • I consider myself a lesbian, but I'm a bisexual lesbian.
    ~ Betty Dodson
  • Women who love women are Lesbians. Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms, define Lesbian as sex between women.
    ~ Rita Mae Brown
  • Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.
    ~ Adrienne Rich
  • Some women can't say the word lesbian... even when their mouth is full of one.
    ~ Kate Clinton
  • I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate.
    ~ Rita Mae Brown
  • That word 'lesbian' sounds like a disease. And straight men know because they're sure that they're the cure.
    ~ Denise McCanles