"I’ve never liked mean comedy, but that became even more important to me after I was the brunt of it."
"If I can be a new face that people see that is HIV-positive and healthy and performing seven shows a week and kicking ass, then let that stand as a positive example."
"I always wanted kids, but I really had a bad drinking problem. I couldn’t have had Jack in that state — I’d have dropped him down the stairs and accidentally burned him with a cigarette."
"Live your truth. I know sometimes it might be hard because of your environment — your parents may not be so loving and accepting — but hold on."
“President Obama’s record on LGBT equality is unparalleled, and it will be difficult for a future president to do more or better,” says Gautam Raghavan who served as the president’s liaison to the LGBT community.