20 Total Quotes

Matt Foreman Quotes

The Task Force thanks the International Lesbian and Gay Association, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and Human Rights Watch for their efforts to promote pro-gay policies at the United Nations. It is repugnant that the self-proclaimed 'leader of the free world' will align itself with bigots and tyrants at the drop of a hat to advance the right wing's virulently anti-gay agenda.
Matt Foreman
#Force

Today, after 30 long years, the people of Washington state -- through their legislature -- stood up to the threats, bullying and fear-mongering of the forces of political and religious extremism and said no to discrimination.
Matt Foreman
#People

For his entire adult life, John Roberts has been a disciple of and promoted a political and legal ideology that is antithetical to an America that embraces all, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, ... I have no doubt he's an accomplished lawyer and an affable dinner companion, but that doesn't make him any less a mortal danger to equal rights for gay people, reproductive freedom and affirmative action.
Matt Foreman
#Ideology

It was a much needed victory for the national movement because we've experienced so many defeats over the last year over marriage equality. It shows that dogged grassroots organizing can lead to crucial wins at a statewide level.
Matt Foreman
#Victory

We've had 19 consecutive votes on same-sex marriage bans, ... Eighteen states have passed them.
Matt Foreman
#Marriage

I think in the past they wouldn't take our money and they would insult us to our face. I think going forward they're going to take our money and their going keep insults quiet, but their policies have to change.
Matt Foreman
#Money

The church hierarchy is attempting to scapegoat gay people for its own failure to address the sexual abuse of children and young people that it alone created and covered up. The evil in this is that they are trying to equate being gay with sex abuse, which is appalling.
Matt Foreman
#Abuse

The data show that under any scenario you use, people are going to get more money from the current system than risking any of it in the [stock] market, ... Fundamentally privatization is bad for gay people and straight people alike.
Matt Foreman
#Money

Our discussion was straightforward and direct. We made progress, and it is worth giving them more time to respond.
Matt Foreman
#Giving

These tremendous leaders advance Dr. King's vision of the 'beloved community' -- activism that moves beyond securing individual rights to a broader understanding of building a just and compassionate society for all people.
Matt Foreman
#Activism

This is such a much-needed victory for our national community, because we've experienced so many losses, ... We've got to press forward on nondiscrimination protection, and not let marriage continue to swamp the movement.
Matt Foreman
#Community

Never before has the House of Representatives voted to protect transgender people in any way,
Matt Foreman
#People

For his entire adult life, John Roberts has been a disciple of and promoted a political and legal ideology that is antithetical to an America that embraces all, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. I have no doubt he's an accomplished lawyer and an affable dinner companion, but that doesn't make him any less a mortal danger to equal rights for gay people, reproductive freedom and affirmative action.
Matt Foreman
#Ideology

Never before has the House of Representatives voted to protect transgender people in any way.
Matt Foreman
#People

This is such a much-needed victory for our national community, because we've experienced so many losses. We've got to press forward on nondiscrimination protection, and not let marriage continue to swamp the movement.
Matt Foreman
#Community

We applaud Ford Motor Company for taking such a firm stand on behalf of our community - pledging to continue support for our community's organization and events, and increasing - not decreasing - its advertising in our community's publications to include all Ford brands. This is a very positive, welcome outcome.
Matt Foreman
#Community

Apparently Iran, which President Bush has deemed part of the 'Axis of Evil,' is a suitable partner when it comes to discriminating against gay people.
Matt Foreman
#Evil

From the beginning, Mrs. King understood that homophobia is hate, and hate has no place in the Beloved Community that she and Dr. King envisioned for our nation and our world.
Matt Foreman
#Beginning

It is repugnant that the self-proclaimed 'leader of the free world' will align itself with bigots and tyrants at the drop of a hat to advance the right wing's virulently anti-gay agenda.
Matt Foreman
#Self

Public sentiment is moving very quickly on this. I think this could actually backfire. Most people are worried about the war, the economy, jobs, the environment. We have real issues to deal with and these people are running around demonizing minorities.
Matt Foreman
#People