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50 Shades Of Gay With Rupert Everett [VIDEO]

Its cringeworthy title aside, Britain’s Channel 4 this week broadcast a fascinating look at gay life in the 70s and 80s in which host Rupert Everett tours demised gay bars and cruising sites, pondering whether things were more fun when gays were outsiders to mainstream British society. The Telegraph reviews: Everett idiosyncratically explored the changes in gay life in the ...

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“For me, being gay was about wanting to do the opposite of the straight world, so I think that’s where my problems in this particular area come from. For me, personally, the last thing I would like in the entire world would be to go through cocktailing my sperm with my boyfriend and finding some grim couple in Ohio who are gluten-free ...

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“[My mother] thinks children need a father and a mother and I agree with her. I can’t think of anything worse than being brought up by two gay dads. Some people might not agree with that. Fine! That’s just my opinion. I’m not speaking on behalf of the gay community. In fact, I don’t feel like I’m part of any ...

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“I think it was fortuitous that he died… He was supposed to be doing 50 concerts in London. It wouldn’t have mattered how good or bad he was. He wouldn’t have managed to do all of them and the press would have destroyed him. He was a freak. He looked like a character from Shrek. He was a black to ...

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“I’m totally off the States now. The reaction to 9/11 and then George Bush – really, they’ve got very blobby as a nation. Now they are whiny victims whose language is entirely taken from two TV shows – Friends and Sex And The City – and there’s nothing sexy about them any more. And that kind of semi-blindness about the ...

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“I think all these pride marches have lost their centre slightly. If you encountered them in the beginning of the 1980s when the gay community was really in crisis with its back against the wall, they were very highly charged events about survival and trying to define ourselves and keep our heads up. “Now, because of all the fighting that ...

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“The last thing I want to do as a gay man is clone straight society.” – Rupert Everett, saying that he is uninterested in marriage. In an interview with 365Gay.com, he goes on to say, “Gay people aren’t like the Jews or the blacks. They’re not enough of a community, and I think they’re too self-hating to be a community.” ...

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