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Dan Savage

Datum narození: 7. říjen 1964

Dan Savage je americký publicista a bojovník za práva homosexuálů.



„Hrajeme hazardní hry, protože se nám život zdá být příliš předvídatelný a bezpečný.“

„The truly revolutionary promise of our nation's founding document is the freedom to pursue happiness-with-a-capital-H.“ Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America


„every relationship you are in will fail, until one doesn't“

„the Bible is only as good and decent as the person reading it.“ American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics

„Kids are like heroin, a little heroin addiction. When it’s bad, you’ve never been so miserable, but when it’s good you’ve never been so high.“

„One person simply can’t be all things to another person – sexually or otherwise—and unmet needs, unfulfilled desire, and unexplored possibilities are prices we pay to be in LTRs (long –term relationships). Monogamous, polyamorous, Femdom, or whatever: All couples people walk around feeling a little unfulfilled. (Single people, too). Because no one gets everything they want.“

„How can you tell somebody who is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made?“

„I waver between a cop-out agnostic and principled atheism“


„the truth is often a mixed message“

„Owning a gun in America is one way for conservative white males to demonstrate their anger at crime, liberalism, feminism, and modernity.“ Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America

„Relationships are monuments build on lies“

„Either way... you've got to tell him--in no uncertain terms--to knock it the fuck off already. Don't be measured, don't wrap it up in "I" statements, no mewling about your feelings. Give him both barrels: "If you don't knock it the fuck off... I'm going to kick your ass out, got it?" A strategic blowup or two should occur--scream, yell, smash a few things you're not all that attached to--when he slips up. Repeat until his attitude changes or his address does.“ Savage Love: Straight Answers from America's Most Popular Sex Columnist


„... the moment you begin to believe you're worthy of the good things in your life - God gets all Old Testament on your ass and does something vicious, something insane, something totally uncalled for. He gives you lupus or He allows Satan to slaughter your children and cattle or He delivers Ohio to George W. Bush.“ The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family

„... even if gay marriage were legalized there would still be gay men who didn't want to marry, gay men no other gay men would want to marry, and gay men who didn't want to leave the priesthood in order to marry.“ Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America

„Jesus commanded his followers to clothe the naked, shelter the homeless, and care for the sick. Making health care available to all seems like a no-brainer, Jesus-wise, among the most Christian projects a president, or a nation, could possible undertake.“ American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics

„Terry cooked for me, but I resented having to do dishes. As I saw it, Terry liked cooking-he enjoyed it, he told me so. Well, I didn't enjoy washing dishes- I hated it, and I'd told him so-and didn't see why I should have to do something I hated after he got to do something he liked. I mean, that wasn't fair, was it?“ The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant

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