George Weinberg Quotes


I felt like an apostle of the obvious and people imagined that I was doing something daring.

Every man wants to feel that his woman would love him apart from anything else.

An essential idea is that if you give to some person or endeavor in life you will make that more important.

I'm really not an avowed heterosexual. I'm no more proud of it than of being white or tall.

There is no universal coming out process so far as I know.

The world will step aside for nearly anyone who has the courage of his of her opinions.

We're all here at the same time and we should celebrate that.

Coming out to gays is a way of affirming sanity and self-worth.

People have known of Shakespeare's homosexuality down through the ages.

Men are actually the weaker sex.

What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality. You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it.

It wouldn't have mattered to my mother if I married a black was gay lived in a commune or wore a dress.

You would be better off in exile than priding yourself on be like everyone else.

Interestingly the best way to promote intimacy is to demand it.

No man wants to feel that he's there because of his woman's biological clock or because he's filling a job opening for husband or significant other.

My father was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody and I was not to see him until I was eighteen.

If every time you engage in a sex act you go into a confession box you will never accept your own sexuality.

All love is original no matter how many other people have loved before.

As I said men value their independence in a weird way above practically everything.

I didn't grow up with any concept of people being deviants unless they mistreated others.

We have many cases of men committing suicide rather than face their own individuality. I know of no case of a woman who committed suicide because she was gay.

And I've known people who came out with a sense of torture.

I try not to deal with people's hostility though I must if they have something I need from them as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did.

Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent. They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.

All who love are conspirators.

But the cure for most obstacles is Be decisive.

My dearest friend in the movement is Jack Nichols. If there were no such thing as gay or straight we would still talk and share experiences till the end of time.

Finally fighting for gay rights speaking out in various places and making friends men and women was great.

We each have a personal myth a vision of who we really are and what we want. Health means that part of what you want is to give to others.

Homophobia is just that: a phobia.