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And when gay people lie about their sexuality, they condemn others - who are oppressed, or maybe sick - to death.
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Being in love is the only transcendent experience.
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But I love to travel with my partner, reading, sitting in the garden, smoking dope, and going to movies. Not necessarily in that order.
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But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction, which seems much more severe.
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But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers.
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But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
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For the most part, I have a very manageable celebrity. People recognize me from time to time, and they usually say very appreciative things. It affords me a great deal of pleasure.
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I always noticed the ways that he created suspense by keeping the audience just informed enough to keep them off balance.
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I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe and age should be role models for all children, and that means interacting with them.
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I can't imagine a more fulfilling thing for a writer than that you've made a strong impact on the lives of other people. Just because I've heard it before does not mean I don't want to hear it one more time.
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I consider myself much better adjusted than Gabriel.
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I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers.
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I know that when Terry and I were together, 10 years ago, he did not appreciate it when people would ask him what it is like being partnered with a celebrity. Precisely because it suggested that he had no value.
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I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don't make that mistake yourself. Life's too damn short.
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I tend to prefer the shelter of fiction.
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I think that instinct, that storytelling instinct, rescued me most of my life.
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I wish someone older than me and wiser than the people in Orlando had taken me aside.
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I wish we could have used more than we used, but there is a certain conventional wisdom about filmmaking that says that long phone calls are taboo.
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I'm the age now that Rock was when he picked me up, so I can understand how he felt - how his fame limited his freedom. You get kinder as you go along.
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I've always believed you can get closer to the truth by pretending not to speak it.
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I've always drawn on bits and pieces of my own life.
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I've always seen him as a character and not exactly me. I've used my own emotions to lend reality to the character, but I've always seen him as someone else. I, for instance, have never been a radio storyteller. I deliberately threw in enough differences to give myself some distance on it.
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I've included these little jokes and mysteries in my writing for the amusement of readers.
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It may interest you to know that my breakup with Terry and this mystery did not happen concurrently in real life. That is a writer's device, which places Gabriel under even greater pressure when the mystery begins to reveal itself.
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So he said he wanted to move to San Francisco so he could die in a way that would be as pleasurable as possible. I rallied my friends to help him; we raised money for him and got him an apartment. We went to a great deal of trouble before we discovered he had pulled this scam elsewhere.
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The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
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The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
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There was a time when you could catch every new gay thing that came along - now we just have to pick and choose. What a wonderful luxury to have.
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Too much of a good thing is wonderful.
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Well, maybe it has to do with the fact that I was a complete Hitchcock fanatic from age 9.
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Well, Terry and I broke up 10 years ago. So the healing that was going to happen, happened. So mostly this was a stroll down memory lane.
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When I get back from this book tour, I'm planning to learn the internet. Maybe I can hook up in cyberspace.
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