She Said, She Said

Alanis Morissette on her kiss with Sarah Jessica Parker, Dina Lohan on Lindsay Lohan’s alleged romantic relationship with celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson

“If she’s happy, I’m happy. That’s all I’ll say. Samantha’s great. I’ve known her and her family for 10 years.” — Dina Lohan, to OK! on Lindsay Lohan’s alleged romantic relationship with celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson

“Her character was meant to be reticent, so the kiss itself has got this push-pull, uncomfortable energy to it. But can you imagine Carrie being in New York and not having questioned her sexuality?” — Alanis Morissette on her kiss with Sarah Jessica Parker on Sex and the City, to the Advocate

“We were eating garlic fries. The last thing we wanted to do was make out with each other.” — Sirbrina Guerrero, from A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila, on being accused of showing inappropriate sexual attention to her female date at a Mariners game, to ABC News

“I was like, ‘It ain’t for me…but I love you.’ I realized I wasn’t gay—and I really felt bad, because I wanted to fit in.” — Cyndi Lauper, on holding hands with and kissing her childhood friend, in the New York Times

“They can suck my dick.” — Tila Tequila, to King magazine, in response to accusations that she’s faking bisexuality

“When I started interviewing soldiers, I kept thinking, ‘I should not be making a movie about the war; this is not what I should be doing.’ But I remember telling myself that before: ‘I should not be making a film about a girl who cross-dresses as a boy.’ ” — Kimberly Peirce, director of Stop-Loss and Boys Don’t Cry, to Entertainment Weekly

“George Bush is a war criminal. I re-registered as an Independent because of him.” — Rosie O’Donnell, at the For All Kids Foundation’s 10th annual fundraiser

“Marvin Hamlisch’s manager called and said, ‘If you lose 60 pounds, I’ll make you the next Barbra Streisand.’ I said, ‘Why don’t I gain 60 pounds and you can make me the next Mama Cass, because that position is at least available.’ ” — Suede, during her show on an Olivia cruise

“We’re judging people by the vehicle that contains them. You’re being cruel and disrespectful to their spirit. Spirit has no sexuality or color or accent or even religion. I suppose that’s why it grieves me even more that people behave the way they do in terms of us or them. ” — Author Patricia Cornwall on prejudice, to the Advocate

“I would like for [Rep. Sally Kern] to move up in government. ’Cause if she thinks that homosexuality is a bigger threat than terrorism, maybe she’ll get our troops out of Iraq, and they’ll go invade West Hollywood. Anything to get our troops home!” — Wanda Sykes on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

“I’ll give Betty credit. I don’t know if you ever met her. Bombastic, rude, self-centered. Brilliant. And you know what? Fundamentally a moral person, and about 20 years later she apologized to me in public.” — Rita Mae Brown to Time on getting kicked out of the National Organization for Women by Betty Friedan