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Posted on 15 Feb 2007 at 8:03pm

“I don’t like gay people and I don’t like to be around gay people. I’m
homophobic.”

Former NBA player Tim Hardaway, responding to questions on a Miami sports radio talk show about gay players in professional basketball

“Never again are we going to live from a place in shame.”

The Rev. Lea Brown, pastor of Wichita Falls MCC, about the congregation becoming more visible

“It was a very hostile environment.”

Sid Gonzales, a former UT Southwestern Medical Center employee, about the bullying he claims to have suffered at the hands of nine female coworkers

“If he had the queen of England over, he would invite a homeless person, too.”

Steve Wall, about his murdered friend, Billy Amos, who he said had a habit of befriending people he knew little about

“Everyone has a price, but I don’t think they could match it.”

Eric Newcomb, an Oak Lawn resident, about developers’ attempts to buy the 1914-era home he owns with his partner, Mark McCaffrey, to tear it down and build something new in its place

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 16, 2007.

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