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Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:53 am

How do Dubai hotels respond if a gay couple wish to sleep in the same bed while holidaying there?

Are they used to it and comply without a fuss or do they cause a scene and refuse?

In London the receptionist fussed a lot when he realised that we were two blokes sharing the same bed... I was a little embarrassed, I must admit...

Opinions and answers gratefully appreciated  Smile

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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:00 am

It should not matter if you did not say that you were a "Gay Couple" else you are in trouble.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:04 am

Personally it has never bothered me to ask for a room with one bed when traveling with my partner. Now Dubai is not a place I currently have any desire to travel to, though if I did, I think I would be discreet and get a room with two beds and only use one.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:07 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 1):
It should not matter

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Unfortunately, for some people, it does. That is the real shame.

Anyway, a hotel room will always come with a queen/king, or 2 doubles. So, it really shouldn't matter. If you get a room with 2 beds, who says you can't just sleep in one of them?

I personally wouldn't put a place that historically is not very hospitible to gay people on my vacation "must" list in the first place.

But, that's just me.

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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:08 am

Just get a twin and push the beds together!
 
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:10 am

I've been to Dubai. A fantastic place. From what I saw out there, I don't think you'll have a problem.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:14 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 2):
Personally it has never bothered me to ask for a room with one bed when traveling with my partner. Now Dubai is not a place I currently have any desire to travel to, though if I did, I think I would be discreet and get a room with two beds and only use one.

Islamaphobia I presume?

Quoting Cosec59 (Reply 5):
I've been to Dubai. A fantastic place. From what I saw out there, I don't think you'll have a problem.

As long as you don't do anything in public.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:17 am

Quoting QR332 (Reply 6):
As long as you don't do anything in public.

I saw a few things that raised even my eyebrows in the hotel bar
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:17 am

Quoting CRJ900 (Thread starter):
In London the receptionist fussed a lot when he realised that we were two blokes sharing the same bed... I was a little embarrassed, I must admit...

I'm not gay but I would have picked another hotel or at least asked to speak to the manager at that point. What you and your friend do behind closed doors is not her concern. (Unless you get really weird and wreck the place but hetero couples do that as well.)

As to your original question about Dubai...I have no idea. Perhaps you can call around to some of the hotels you are considering and ask. Another suggestion is to get a room with two double beds. That way you don't have to worry about it. Plus you get one bed for sleeping and one bed for the horizontal mambo.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:19 am

Quoting QR332 (Reply 6):
Islamaphobia I presume?

No just using the brain I was given! Also if you even read what I posted I said it was not a place I have a desire to visit or give my money to. Anything else you need to me explain.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:21 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 9):
not a place I have a desire to visit

Well your missing out there. It's superb
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:22 am

Quoting Cosec59 (Reply 7):
I saw a few things that raised even my eyebrows in the hotel bar

Better safe than sorry I guess...

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 9):
No just using the brain I was given! Also if you even read what I posted I said it was not a place I have a desire to visit or give my money to. Anything else you need to me explain.

Yup, why wouldn't you want to visit Dubai? How is it using the brain you are given? I still smell Islamaphobia...
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:26 am

Thanx for quick replies...

We are "straight-acting" dudes by nature, so we tend to disappear in a crowd, which is nice...

We don't mind having a room with two beds, and thankfully beds abroad are quite wide, as opposed to many single beds in Scandinavian hotels - it's like sleeping on a hen perch...

The receptionist in London was an Asian male, perhaps he was just unaccustomed to such guests...
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:27 am

Quoting QR332 (Reply 11):
why wouldn't you want to visit Dubai?

I've absolutely no desire to visit Dubai either, but only because it's just too damned hot. I wouldn't be adverse to connect there, however, I hear the duty-free shopping is fabulous.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:33 am

[quote=CRJ900,reply=12]perhaps he was just unaccustomed to such guests...[/quote

Perhaps he is in the closet and was jealous that you had a great man in your life and he was just a lonely, bitter closet queen!  rotfl 

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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:33 am

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 13):
I've absolutely no desire to visit Dubai either, but only because it's just too damned hot. I wouldn't be adverse to connect there, however, I hear the duty-free shopping is fabulous.

It really depends on when you visit it. between November and March or early April, the weather is great, but it does get very damn hot in the summer.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:34 am

I can't comment on Dubai, but I was told their local laws about homosexuality aren't enforced in hotels (at least not in the "more expensive" ones). I'm not sure about walking around in public holding hands, in case you want to do that, because the guys I know didn't try (they don't usually do it at home either).

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 13):
I wouldn't be adverse to connect there, however, I hear the duty-free shopping is fabulous.

I'd also love to connect in Dubai - maybe to fly to Australia in Emirates' First  snaggletooth 
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:36 am

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 12):
The receptionist in London was an Asian male, perhaps he was just unaccustomed to such guests...

Or jealous of your hunky man friend.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:18 am

If you stay in a decent hotel most double rooms are actually 2 twin beds, which are plenty big enough for 1 or 2, so you can swap around, or even invite the neighbours. Of course if you turn up looking like Freddie Mercury and Elton John you might raise a few eyebrows, but I doubt that what goes on behind closed doors is of much concern to them though. Just be respectful of local customs. Dubai's a great place.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:22 am

Just got back from DXB. It's more fun than ever. Lot's to do and lots of EK FAs floating around Sheikh Zayed road.  Smile

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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:46 am

Quoting QR332 (Reply 11):
Yup, why wouldn't you want to visit Dubai?

I'm also not planning on going to Dubai as long as my current passport is valid because I don't want to go through what I went in Oman. I have an Israeli permit in my passport, and the guy in Oman flipped when he saw that. They asked me questions after questions...and the guy refused to let me in. I had flown in from India and told the guy I was not going to Israel...and in any case I would be in Muscat for only a week...and also my Israeli entry/exit stamp was over a year old (I went there in 2004 and went to Oman in December 2005).

The guy finally let me in, but he made sure my entry visa was valid for only a week..and blah blah.

Now I don't know how the UAE views having an Israeli stamp in your passport...but I presume it would be the same. So I have no plans of going to the middle eastern Islamic countries as long as my current passport is valid.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:58 am

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 20):
I have an Israeli permit in my passport, and the guy in Oman flipped when he saw that.

Oh dear...sounds like the Omani official has some kind of phobia going on there, too.

That said, the Burj Al Arab looks SO cool...but nah.
 
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:22 am

Quoting QR332 (Reply 11):
Yup, why wouldn't you want to visit Dubai? How is it using the brain you are given? I still smell Islamaphobia...

Lets turn it around, how would you feel about visiting and spending your money in a country that officially outlaws your existance. Even worse, they're willing to look the other way and accept your money, as long as you 'behave' and don't draw attention to yourself?

I'd actually like to visit many Mid-Eastern countries, but I'm not going to spend a dime in any place that tells me my very existance is illegal.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:23 am

It should be nobody's business which two people share a bed in a hotel, as long as both are of the legal age of consent.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:39 am

Quoting Searpqx (Reply 22):
Lets turn it around, how would you feel about visiting and spending your money in a country that officially outlaws your existance. Even worse, they're willing to look the other way and accept your money, as long as you 'behave' and don't draw attention to yourself?

I'd actually like to visit many Mid-Eastern countries, but I'm not going to spend a dime in any place that tells me my very existance is illegal.

If you are trying to show us something we do not want to see especially in public then it would really be advisable to stay away from us. On that note I should add that until you keep your bed life behind doors no one seems to have a problem.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:39 am

Why make such a big deal about it and just have one person check in. Then they wont know either way.

Quoting Searpqx (Reply 22):
I'd actually like to visit many Mid-Eastern countries, but I'm not going to spend a dime in any place that tells me my very existance is illegal.

What about in the U.S. where in many states sexual acts between two men are illegal... this has been enforced too, in some cases. Or have we forgotten about that? Come on......

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Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:43 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 24):
If you are trying to show us something we do not want to see especially in public then it would really be advisable to stay away from us. On that note I should add that until you keep your bed life behind doors no one seems to have a problem.

Thank you for basically making my point. I have no intention of 'showing you' anything. Surprisingly, walking down the street I look no different than anyone else, and even with my partner, we look no different than any other two men. But with attitudes you just demonstrated, and laws on the books that say what I am is illegal, why would I want to contribute to your economy?
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:52 am

Quoting Searpqx (Reply 26):
But with attitudes you just demonstrated, and laws on the books that say what I am is illegal, why would I want to contribute to your economy?

I guess all muslims in France should leave b/c wearing a headscarf is illegal, same goes for Danish or Bulgarian muslims. I would love to practise a number of Islamic religious ceremonies here in Canada (have sharia law for muslims) but they have been deemed unsuitable by the authorities, frankly I don't seem to have a problem with it even though I am a muslim.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:00 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 27):
I would love to practise a number of Islamic religious ceremonies here in Canada (have sharia law for muslims) but they have been deemed unsuitable by the authorities,

Since you've restricted it to "ceremonies", which ones are Canada not allowing you to practice?
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:11 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 27):
I would love to practise a number of Islamic religious ceremonies here in Canada (have sharia law for muslims) but they have been deemed unsuitable by the authorities, frankly I don't seem to have a problem with it even though I am a muslim.

You can play the wounded party all you like, but in no case is your existance as a Muslim outlawed (nor should it be). And yes, if you don't like it you should leave, just as, since I disagree with the laws of several mid-eastern countries, I won't go. Simple really
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:18 am

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 28):
"ceremonies",

Slaughtering animals during eid, personally.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:19 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 27):
I guess all muslims in France should leave b/c wearing a headscarf is illegal, same goes for Danish or Bulgarian muslims. I would love to practise a number of Islamic religious ceremonies here in Canada (have sharia law for muslims) but they have been deemed unsuitable by the authorities, frankly I don't seem to have a problem with it even though I am a muslim.

If you want Sharia law, there are lots of countries in the world you can move to. Why bemoan your existence in discriminatory Canada, a country that according to you prohibits Islamic religious ceremonies (what those are I'd love to know)? I'm sure that Afghanistan or Saudi Arabia would welcome you with an all-Islamic embrace.

I'd suggest some pilates before you move, however. All that kneeling and bowing and lying prostate 5 times a day can really be bad on your knees.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:37 am

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 31):
If you want Sharia law, there are lots of countries in the world you can move to. Why bemoan your existence in discriminatory Canada, a country that according to you prohibits Islamic religious ceremonies (what those are I'd love to know)? I'm sure that Afghanistan or Saudi Arabia would welcome you with an all-Islamic embrace.



Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 27):
frankly I don't seem to have a problem with it even though I am a muslim.

Read my post mate, I don't have a problem with it.

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 31):
I'd suggest some pilates before you move, however. All that kneeling and bowing and lying prostate 5 times a day can really be bad on your knees.

Sure, no doubt that muslims,christians,hindus have more knee problems than everyone else in the world.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:40 am

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 31):
Islamic religious ceremonies (what those are I'd love to know)?

On further research I have found that we do have some slaughter houses for muslims here on eid thus my ceremony claim is not valid.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:41 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 32):
Read my post mate, I don't have a problem with it.

Well, I'm sure you don't, but that brings us to the other question. What exactly is Canada prohibiting in terms of Muslim ceremonies?
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:43 am

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 34):
What exactly is Canada prohibiting in terms of Muslim ceremonies?

Refer to the post mate.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:53 am

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 30):
Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 28):
"ceremonies",

Slaughtering animals during eid, personally.

Go visit the Miami Courthouse. I forget exactly which corner but you can see the area set aside for Santeria sacrifices. If someone in your family is on trial for something you can sacrifice an animal there to help get a favorable verdict. The size of the animal depended on the severity of the crime.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:45 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 20):
I have an Israeli permit in my passport, and the guy in Oman flipped when he saw that.

In Switzerland it's actually a good reason for having a double passport. If you need to travel to Israel and some other countries (UAE, Jordan, and a few others) the Swiss authorities issue 2 passports. You use one of them for Israel only, and the other one for all the others. Or something like that. There must me some incompatibility somewhere ...
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:54 pm

Quoting QR332 (Reply 11):
Yup, why wouldn't you want to visit Dubai? How is it using the brain you are given? I still smell Islamaphobia...

Come on! Is that the way to react?

Islamophobia I would have an issue visiting a country that had an issue with be being gay, if you call that Islamophobia wow...

I think you are suffering from zionisticphobia and homophobia then...

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Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:02 pm

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 27):

I guess all muslims in France should leave b/c wearing a headscarf is illegal, same goes for Danish or Bulgarian muslims. I would love to practise a number of Islamic religious ceremonies here in Canada (have sharia law for muslims) but they have been deemed unsuitable by the authorities, frankly I don't seem to have a problem with it even though I am a muslim.

Well you guys still don't want to buy Danish goods, Denmark is a part of the EU, why should EU citizens place money on your soil, and are you residing in Canada??

I must say your comments on this, have been most extreme, and that is with my sensitive Gaydar ears! I have heard you being extreme on subjects like Israel, gays and now sharia, well you soon have to take that back about us accusing you people of being similar to terrorists, because in my view oppinions aired by you are indeed very extreme, and that is on a public forum with all nationalities, I can only imagine what you sound like with like minded people!

What I hear yiou saying is: Yes yes come to my country, spend money yes yes...

You want money, but yet you don't wanna respect your guests?

Islamophobia my ass

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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:30 pm

Invite a couple of lesbians along with you and get two rooms with an adjoining door and pretend to be straight, then swap over behind closed doors ...... Wink
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:11 pm

Quoting AerorobNZ (Reply 40):
Invite a couple of lesbians along with you and get two rooms with an adjoining door and pretend to be straight, then swap over behind closed doors

Now that one could actually be fun!!

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Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:53 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 20):
I'm also not planning on going to Dubai as long as my current passport is valid because I don't want to go through what I went in Oman. I have an Israeli permit in my passport, and the guy in Oman flipped when he saw that. They asked me questions after questions...and the guy refused to let me in. I had flown in from India and told the guy I was not going to Israel...and in any case I would be in Muscat for only a week...and also my Israeli entry/exit stamp was over a year old (I went there in 2004 and went to Oman in December 2005).

I personally find the laws which stop you from entering the country if you have an Israeli stamp quite pathetic, and I am sorry you had to go through that. The UAE does indeed have a similar policy, and I think that this is very stupid as they are stopping potential tourists from entering the country and creating a bad image for their country.

Quoting Searpqx (Reply 22):
Lets turn it around, how would you feel about visiting and spending your money in a country that officially outlaws your existance. Even worse, they're willing to look the other way and accept your money, as long as you 'behave' and don't draw attention to yourself?

It does not outlaw your existence, but the local culture is different from yours, and you have to accept that homosexuality is not the norm in the entire world. Do what you want behind closed doors, but can you really not hold yourself until you get back to your hotel room?

Quoting ManuCH (Reply 37):
(UAE, Jordan, and a few others)

Jordan has a peace treaty with Israel and people with Israeli passports and stamps can enter the country freely.

Quoting Windshear (Reply 38):
Come on! Is that the way to react?

Islamophobia I would have an issue visiting a country that had an issue with be being gay, if you call that Islamophobia wow...

I think you are suffering from zionisticphobia and homophobia then...

Is it a way to react to simply say "I will not go there because God gave me a brain"? I assumed that it wasn't because of the gay issue, which was wrong of me, so if Luv2fly could clear it up we could come to an understanding.

Now, please tell me where I have displayed any homophobic views... I do not agree with the homosexual lifestyle yet I have gay friends, and I really don't care what they do behind closed doors. As for the "zionisticphobia" part, PLEASE tell me what this thread has to do with zionists, and how I have displayed a phobia for zionists.
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Wed Mar 08, 2006 9:47 pm

Quoting QR332 (Reply 42):
Is it a way to react to simply say "I will not go there because God gave me a brain"? I assumed that it wasn't because of the gay issue, which was wrong of me, so if Luv2fly could clear it up we could come to an understanding.

Now, please tell me where I have displayed any homophobic views... I do not agree with the homosexual lifestyle yet I have gay friends, and I really don't care what they do behind closed doors. As for the "zionisticphobia" part, PLEASE tell me what this thread has to do with zionists, and how I have displayed a phobia for zionists.

Well you seemed fond of phobias, so I gave your country men two to pass around...

I did not mean it really, just wanted to find some that could fit your fellow brothers...

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Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:28 pm

Quoting QR332 (Reply 42):
Jordan has a peace treaty with Israel and people with Israeli passports and stamps can enter the country freely.

Thanks for pointing this out. I was referring to information I got about 10 years ago, things may have changed (they sure have). Or our govm't agency issuing passport wasn't informed correctly, whatever.

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Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:44 pm

Quoting AA777 (Reply 25):
What about in the U.S. where in many states sexual acts between two men are illegal... this has been enforced too, in some cases. Or have we forgotten about that? Come on......

Yes equaly repulsive, and I have also had my share of cat fights with American religious extremists, and yes they were all Christian.

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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 11:16 pm

Quoting Windshear (Reply 39):
Well you guys still don't want to buy Danish goods, Denmark is a part of the EU, why should EU citizens place money on your soil, and are you residing in Canada??

Congratulations for bringing Denmark back into the equation, thats what you think about all day is it? The person I was refering to lives in the US and you have suddenly bought EU into the equation to make the topic "hot". As for me wanting you to come here, I would rather have you sit in Denmark than even be near a Muslim country especilly after all your Islamophobic views.

Quoting Windshear (Reply 39):
I must say your comments on this, have been most extreme, and that is with my sensitive Gaydar ears! I have heard you being extreme on subjects like Israel, gays and now sharia, well you soon have to take that back about us accusing you people of being similar to terrorists, because in my view oppinions aired by you are indeed very extreme, and that is on a public forum with all nationalities, I can only imagine what you sound like with like minded people!

Extreme? Can you point out a single extreme comment? Did I tell the thread starter that you will be shot for bring a gay in dubai? Or be given hormonal treatment for sleeping in bed with another man? Blasting my views out of propotions as usual. As for taking it back, I am sorry to tell you that where I live (Canada) I am allowed to express my views may whatever they be, here in Alberta a number of people are homophobic but that does not mean that they are terrorist and hold "extreme views". If you do not like my comments you are well come to turn your back and surf other threads.

Quoting Windshear (Reply 39):
What I hear yiou saying is: Yes yes come to my country, spend money yes yes...

You want money, but yet you don't wanna respect your guests?

Crap, a number of my guest even wanna run naked on the street, should I give into them? When in Rome do as Roman do. Ever seen those words in my earlier posts?

Quoting Windshear (Reply 39):
Islamophobia my ass

Sure, your ass is as much Islamophbic as you.  Yeah sure
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 11:25 pm

Quoting QR332 (Reply 42):
you have to accept that homosexuality is not the norm in the entire world.

But it's even more prevalent in the Arab and Muslim worlds than in the west according to ME AVN FAN, and confirmed by Emirates773ER. (If you have a problem with that statement, talk to them, not me.)

Quoting QR332 (Reply 42):
Now, please tell me where I have displayed any homophobic views

Let's start here:

Quoting QR332 (Reply 42):
Do what you want behind closed doors, but can you really not hold yourself until you get back to your hotel room?

Do you think that if someone is gay and they visit the UAE, they're just going drop trou and have at it in the middle of the street? Is that your impression of us?

Guess what, the more I hear about places like the UAE, the more I don't want to go there, not because of islamaphobia, but because the entire place is sounding more and more it's like filled with a bunch of hypocrites. Oh sure, men can walk down the street holding hands, as long as it isn't too "gay looking", yet you seem to be overtly uptight about the same kind of sex I'm told is rampant in the region. What a depressing, frustrating place it must be to live.
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 11:55 pm

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 47):
they're just going drop trou and have at it in the middle of the street? Is that your impression of us?

If they've seen San Francisco pride, you can't blame them for having that impression...
 
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RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 11:58 pm

Quoting MD-90 (Reply 48):
you can't blame them for having that impression

At least we're intelligent enough to know "when in Rome, do what the Romans do!" Tell me how many gay men have had sex in the open in front of your house.
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