“You are loved and accepted just as you are—whether you’ve come out or not.” —Joe Biden (October 11, 2020)
“Vote like your life depends on it.” —Pete Buttigieg (2020)
“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.” —Harvey Milk (1977; Milk was assassinated the following year)
“We’re all born naked, and the rest is drag.” —RuPaul Charles
“Heterosexuality is not normal. It’s just common.” —Dorothy Parker
Illustration: “Popular Lectures on Human Nature,” Library of Congress / public domain.