The Gay Quote Book by Brandon Judell. Hardcover First Edition, 1997. More Than 750 Absolutely Fabulous Things Gays Lesbians Have Said about Each Other. Drawn from the works of gay and lesbian authors, activists, statesmen, and celebrities from ancient times to the present day, hundreds of quotations treat such topics as coming out, love and sex, belonging, activism, and AIDS. 20,000 first printing.