"Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Lance Loud on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Lance Loud on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Lance Loud on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Lance Loud on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Lance Loud on Albert Camus
"As I was coming out of the closet, our car was hurtling over an embankment."
"If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings."
"I had been found in a mud puddle at 4:30 in the morning."
"Gay culture is surviving and thriving. Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images."