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Quote of the Day: Writer Dan Savage on Young, Dumb Gay People

Quote of the Day: Writer Dan Savage on Young, Dumb Gay People

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The Boys in the Band poster
The one sheet for “The Boys in the Band,” 1970

“To be a dumb gay person is a luxury that was won for you by people who came before, when being gay was so complicated and so difficult that dumb gay people didn’t last.”

– Writer Dan Savage in Making the Boys, the 2009 documentary about the birth of the gay rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s and the creation of one of the movement’s seminal works, Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band.  

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