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User currently offlineAeroFan From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1517 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5856 times:

A while back - it seemed that every male flight attendant was gay. Has this changed or are things still pretty much the same

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User currently offlineGeoffm From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2111 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5819 times:

Reminds me of an old joke (not mine I hasten to add):

What do you call a straight flight attendant?
Female!

In answer to your question, there are plenty of straight male flight attendants. More so on LCCs it seems, but maybe that's just my perception (we're talking less "visibly gay" people here, I'm not the sort of person that would ask!).

Geoff M.


User currently offlineLevent From France, joined Sep 2004, 1718 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5801 times:

Might have to do with service levels? Gay men tend to be more caring and people-loving, so I could imagine that full-service airlines prefer them instead of straight male f/a´s.

User currently offlineCheco77 From Peru, joined Oct 2004, 1345 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5802 times:

I don´t think so. Why should a male crew be gay? I don´t see this job as feminine. Probably some male F/A are gay, but its not a rule. Being a male crew doesn´t necesarry mean gay.
That´s just my opinion.
Regards,
Adam Bechny



Czech Boeing lover living in Lima
User currently offlineWanderer From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 233 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5694 times:

I couldn't care less if someone is gay/straight/bisexual/don't know as long as they are competent at their job and are courteous as well.

User currently offlineJake056 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 291 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 5677 times:

I have no idea and couldn't care less. Show up for work, be professional, do your job. Rest is bull****. Never met a pax choosing an airline based on perceived orientation.

Final thought, who cares?


User currently offlineJfrworld From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 365 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 5660 times:

...just because a guy doesn't "act" gay doesn't mean he isn't gay. This I know.

User currently offlineWidgetBoi From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1432 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 5660 times:

...just because a guy doesn't "act" gay doesn't mean he isn't gay

And the reverse is true. I learned that one the hard way  Sad


User currently offlineBCAL From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 3384 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 5634 times:

Obviously, we do not know for certain, even if we asked every flight attendant in the world if they were gay/straight/bisexual, some would not answer honestly. Do you want gay flight attendants to wear rainbow badges to demonstrate their sexual preferences, in the same way that they wear flag badges for the languages they speak? It is simply irrelevant if they are good at their job.

My theory is that today more people are willing to accept gay people in society, and there are probably as many gay flight attendants (if not more) as before but they are nowadays not as noticeable.




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User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 9, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 5604 times:

If a male flight attendant is straight, he will mention a wife or girlfriend in the first thirty seconds of meeting him.

Never once known this not to be so.



Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
User currently offlineGeoffm From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2111 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5588 times:

If a gay is a *closet* gay, he will also mention a girlfriend within 10 seconds of meeting him. I know a few who were like that when I first met them. Over denial you see. Things aren't quite that simple!

Geoff M.


User currently offlineFlyguyclt From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 537 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5583 times:

WHO CARES? You buy a seat on an airplane. You don't buy a piece of A$$!

Safe Flying  Smile




Florida Express, Braniff II and ......
User currently offlineGeoffm From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2111 posts, RR: 6
Reply 12, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5579 times:

Of course it doesn't matter, but a question was asked, which we've attempted to answer. The question was not about whether it matters if a FA is gay!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy More women for the rest of us, assuming they're not gay as well, in which case can we please have the video.  Wink/being sarcastic

Geoff M.


User currently offlineFlyguyclt From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 537 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 5575 times:

Most of the women are married, and everytime you guys who think you are king of the world give and them a business card , it goes right in the trash can in the galley. Then we all walk by you and smile, when really we are laughing .

Safe Flying  Smile



Florida Express, Braniff II and ......
User currently offlineAirgeek12 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 5543 times:

Why is this even a thread! This is total sterotyping FAs, and it's just plain retarted! Why don't we start a forum: lawers that are gay on A.Net! It's just as retarted!

I'm suggesting this thread for deletion- for both inappropritness- AND just plain retarted ness!


User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 15, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5541 times:

Uhh, Airgeek12 when you call someone "retarted" (three times) you might first see to it that you know how to spell retarded. Think credibility.







Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
User currently offlineTravatl From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2174 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 5527 times:

slamclick is absolutely right when it comes to straight male flight attendants. Although I think it's actually more like the first 10 seconds, rather than 30. There is, of course, a reiteration of their sexuality within 30 seconds, for those that didn't catch it the first time. And if you still haven't caught on, there will be hourly reminders, and the obligatory ogling of all the "hot chicks" during the boarding process.

Travis


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 5508 times:

Gay men tend to be more caring and people-loving

....ROFL!!

Aahh, that was a good one-- got any more?!  Nuts


User currently offlineSPREE34 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2264 posts, RR: 9
Reply 18, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 5485 times:

I'm curious, why is this curious. It seems to come up often. (that's a good one eh?)

I'm an Air Traffic Controller. What stereotypical sexual prefs. are assumed about Controllers?

Pilots? Rampers? CEOs? What about those spotters you see hanging around the airports, sometimes off in fields, you know, where animals are. Huumm. Bet their a strange group.




I don't understand everything I don't know about this.
User currently offlineGeoffm From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2111 posts, RR: 6
Reply 19, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 5477 times:

Lol. Spotters and controllers don't have wives or girlfriends, they're too nerdy for that! How's that for an unfounded stereotype!

I did go to BRS once just to see what is was like "spotting", well more "photting" really. Lots of men waiting around in parked cars - I made sure I didn't use my headlights/internal light in case they were doggers instead of spotters!

Geoff M.


User currently offlineATLhomeCMH From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 770 posts, RR: 3
Reply 20, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 5462 times:

Jake056:

I have no idea and couldn't care less. Show up for work, be professional, do your job. Rest is bull****. Never met a pax choosing an airline based on perceived orientation.

Amen.



"The most terrifying words in the Engligh language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'"-Ronald Reagan
User currently offlineSPREE34 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2264 posts, RR: 9
Reply 21, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 5437 times:

Geoffm
"Lol. Spotters and controllers don't have wives or girlfriends, they're too nerdy for that! How's that for an unfounded stereotype!"

Actually, controllers usually end up go through wives, know what I mean?

Nerdy? Weeelllll, In the early days I did wear a pocket protector ID card holder.  Smile



I don't understand everything I don't know about this.
User currently offlineJetjeanes From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1433 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5398 times:

I wonder just how many flight attendents have just one eye?


i can see for 80 miles
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 23, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5334 times:

I remember when I flew on TWA by myself (when I was like 12 years old).. A male FA stared at me BIG TIME.... I never forget that. Years, years later I figured out that he was gay and had crush on me.

I would like to meet him and ask if he remembers me, LOL

You can tell when a FA is gay -- if he stares at you WAYYYYY too much.



Airliners.net of the Future
User currently offlineLufthansa From Christmas Island, joined May 1999, 3224 posts, RR: 10
Reply 24, posted (10 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 5184 times:

Widgetboi.... tell the story!
I think this is gonna be a good one somehow


25 Hardiwv : KL is full of gay flight attendants and they are pretty effective. You may note that they tend to fly more on some gay-routes such as GRU, EZE, MIA, B
26 ATWZW170 : As a former flight attendant, and gay one at that, you realize that straight guys are finally catching onto what we caught onto so long ago...meet lot
27 Md11lover : Hardiwv, Gay routes huh? How is BCN and or all the others gay routes? Maybe SFO.. -MD11lover
28 Post contains images Hardiwv : Md11lover: Hi! Well, I mentioned the gay routes I have experience, and also recommend! But you're right! I forgot SFO and GIG...two of the top destina
29 Delta767300ER : I know their are a lot of gay male F/A's. I kinda wonder why a lot of straight males arent interested in a F/A career? You get to fly for free, fly al
30 Post contains images WJA73G : People tend to blow this topic out of proportion, It doesn't make any difference if the Flight Attendant has a different sexual preference than the pa
31 Post contains images VSXA380X800 : I couldn't care less if someone is gay/straight/bisexual/don't know as long as they are competent at their job and are courteous as well. I completely
32 DavidYYC : I do not think they are all gay. Who really cares though. I am certain there is a fair distribution of gay guys in the industry, just the same as in m
33 Delta767300ER : Gay F/A's dont bother me unless they say I cant take photos inside their a/c. LOL J/K I've never had that happen. -Delta767300ER
34 Hardiwv : Are gay f/a more concentrated on the so-called rainbow routes, such as MAD, AMS, EZE, GIG, CPT, SFO??
35 SJUboeingGirl : it's the same thing with male nurses
36 Atcrick : I dont mind gay flight attendants. As long as they are not soooooooo feminine that they should be wearing asbestos uniforms to prevent bursting into f
37 SegmentKing : I know a lot of lesbian and bi-sexual (female) flight attendants, so its just not the guys who like to go down... -n
38 ATWZW170 : Lesbian flight attendants....I'm not sure if I like the picture in my head...
39 Post contains images MIASkies : I love gay flight attendants...being gay myself, I feel right at home; they tend to know who's who and give great service to nice passengers. Speciall
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