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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:30 am

I know many gay people here in Copenhagen who love civil aviation and i want to know if this pattern is the same in other countries...

So here is my challenge if you wish to accept it...

Who is gay and likes planes and is there anyway we can explain the link between the two??

 

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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:31 am



Quoting SKAirbus (Thread starter):
Who is gay and likes planes and is there anyway we can explain the link between the too??

Why should there be a link? I'm straight and I like planes - should there be a link there?
 
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:33 am



Quoting SKAirbus (Thread starter):
Who is gay and likes planes and is there anyway we can explain the link between the too??

This is gonna be one of those 1,000 reply threads, isn't it?  Wink

I'm gay and I like planes and I will explain the link by saying that maybe gay guys have a thing for brightly coloured long metal tubes that plough through the air?

Who knows... I'm sure you'll get some good answers on here at any rate!
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:35 am



Quoting Moo (Reply 1):
Why should there be a link? I'm straight and I like planes - should there be a link there?

Well it is just an observation i made that an unusual number of gay men like aviation.. Maybe my observation is wrong.. hence the reason i would like to discuss it, hehe
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:35 am



Quoting Moo (Reply 1):
I'm straight and I like planes

OMG - there are straight planespotters ?!

that is so typical of straight people to climb on every bandwagon we start Big grin
 
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:43 am



Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 4):
that is so typical of straight people to climb on every bandwagon we start

haha yes i'm sure the spectators witnessing the Wright Brothers first flight were all a bunch of raving queens  Wink
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:58 am



Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 3):
Well it is just an observation i made that an unusual number of gay men like aviation

How do you know that it is unusually high number , have you checked the number of straight males who like aeroplanes so that you can compare.No I would bet you have no idea one way or another, but this is another way of getting a gay topic going

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Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:10 am

This topic has been coming up on here for over 8 yrs...

http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/non_aviation/read.main/2918

In my experience, aviation enthusiasts are much more likely to be gay than the general population. I'd say about 20-30% at a minimum. Too many times I have hooked up with someone random and found out that they are regular a.net browsers or active users!
 
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:15 am

I think you are catching the wrong end of the rope......Look at it this way......There are Aviation Enthusiasts.....Some gay & some Straight.....I don't think one can Generalise.

Personally I'm straight & have yet to meet a gay Aviation enthusiast out here  Smile

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Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:04 am



Quoting CPDC10-30 (Reply 8):
Too many times I have hooked up with someone random and found out that they are regular a.net browsers or active users!

haha really? Hmm we should all upload photos and turn this into a gay dating site  Wink)

But yeah i have a group of friends here (we are all gay) that regularly go down to Kastrup to look and the planes.... funnily enough we were all at the same party once that had nothing to do with aviation...
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:46 pm

I also think 20-30% of the visitors here and aviation enthusiasts in general are gay.
Some theories;
1- Gays usually have no children, so more money and time to spend on hobby's and travelling
2- The cosmopolitan lifestyle associated with airplanes; lounges, James Bond, jetting to Acapulco, Cannes, Montserrat (yesterdays), New York, Rio and Bangkok nowadays to go shopping and see and be seen, gay icon stars like Marylin Monroe, Diana Ross, Judy Garland, Maria Callas being photographed arriving with a jet plane is something which is attracting to gays, compared to straights who usually have a more domestic lifestyle.

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 9):
Personally I'm straight & have yet to meet a gay Aviation enthusiast out here

If you know 10 aviation enthousiasts I am sure you know at least 2 gay ones, without being aware of it. Most of my straight aviation friends don't even know I am gay, just because I don't feel the need to tell if it's not relevant for them. Plus in India gays are probably even more discrete.
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:54 pm



Quoting ClassicLover (Reply 2):
I'm gay and I like planes and I will explain the link by saying that maybe gay guys have a thing for brightly coloured long metal tubes that plough through the air?

LOL.....  rotfl   rotfl 

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 9):
Personally I'm straight & have yet to meet a gay Aviation enthusiast out here  

How do you know? Do you ask them ? And even if you did would they tell you if they were? I know a few Anetters who are Gay but would never say so because of their personal circumstances.
 
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:55 pm

I think gay people have much more time and money in their hands (no kids and all) and so do travel more and by doing so are more attentive to planes, on-board services, latest models, airports where you see a lot of different people from different horizons, etc and at the other end, have also more time to participate this kind of forum on a regular basis. So I think time and more disposable income would be a possible explanation of a seemingly higher proportion of gays here than in the total world population.

Now, following this kind of thinking, there should be also a higher proportion of gays playing golf, hunting, rock climbing or catching rare butterfly in Sulawesi.

So, I could be talking out of my arse...

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Wed Sep 17, 2008 2:16 pm



Quoting Kingsford (Reply 13):
I think gay people have much more time and money in their hands (no kids and all) and so do travel more and by doing so are more attentive to planes, on-board services, latest models, airports where you see a lot of different people from different horizons, etc and at the other end, have also more time to participate this kind of forum on a regular basis.

I am not sure... I think that for me it was kinda the opposite, from day 1 (as long as I can remember, that is) I liked airplanes. As a kiddie I played with airplanes, not cars.

As a result, I travel more, as I try to fly on every airline I can, every model as well, all airports, etc. So I don't think it works that way...
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 2:23 pm

Maybe this is why...

Those planes are certainly long, hard, and fast.
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 2:50 pm

I have met a lot of co-workers who are gay, however, they are not really interested in civil aviation they just like to travel (hence why they work for an airline).
I asked one of my co-workers why he became a F/A, and he said "so I could see the world"
He says that back when he started it was a glamorous job to do (certainly not anymore).
I myself love civil aviation but I have met at most 3 gay guys who like aviation. My partner and most of my friends think it is an out of the ordinary kind of hobby.

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Wed Sep 17, 2008 3:50 pm



Quoting Kingsford (Reply 13):
I think gay people have much more time and money in their hands (no kids and all) and so do travel more and by doing so are more attentive to planes, on-board services, latest models, airports where you see a lot of different people from different horizons, etc and at the other end, have also more time to participate this kind of forum on a regular basis. So I think time and more disposable income would be a possible explanation of a seemingly higher proportion of gays here than in the total world population.

I am straight and have no kids and fit into that statement. I know several straight a.netters that fall into that too.

Quoting MEA-707 (Reply 11):
I also think 20-30% of the visitors here and aviation enthusiasts in general are gay.
Some theories;

I have noticed the same thing with railroad buffs. When I watch trains, in Missouri, I usually watch with a large group. We don't go together or anything, but it is a popular spotting area and there are usually a lot of people there. We see the same people a lot so you get to know everyone. It seems gays there are over represented in respect to their population in the area. It also seems like the gay guys talk more about passenger trains and straights talk more about freight.

Also with railroad buffs you get another kind of rail fan, the foamer; the person who has no sexuality and shows no interest in the love of people and only a love of trains.
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I have only ever met one other aviation enthusiast. He is straight, has a wife and kids. I am horrible with names, but he is a photographer on this site from St Helens, west of PDX. That was the big PDX meet.

My partner is gay and he thinks my hobby is silly. Oh, well. He is a car enthusiest and takes his eyes and attention off the road when he sees any car made before 1975. I would say something, but I am too petrified from him swerving all over the road when it happens.

Quoting Kingsford (Reply 13):
I think time and more disposable income would be a possible explanation of a seemingly higher proportion of gays here than in the total world population

Yes, but I have been following aviation since I was 3. I first understood that I was gay when I was 11. I can count on one hand the number of times I have flown and never out of the States. I have never connected the two until I saw a similar thread to this one a few years ago on this site. So, for me, there goes that theory.
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Quoting Seb146 (Reply 21):
Yes, but I have been following aviation since I was 3.



Quoting Seb146 (Reply 21):
I first understood that I was gay when I was 11



Quoting Seb146 (Reply 21):
I have never connected the two until I saw a similar thread to this one a few years ago on this site

Huh? Are saying that liking airplanes makes your gay?

I went and watched airplanes land at DEN with my dad when I was little and I have always been into them, I starting like girls in "that way" when I was 10.
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 6:02 pm

I am not gay, I am a woman without children. I loved planes since I was very little. I used to go plane spotting with my dad from an early age. I have a lot less money than I used to I lived on 3 continents. I love Concorde (I always will). I had the chance to fly on several of them from the early days to the last days of their fabled career. I gave them a lot of my money!

I have several gay friends. They do not have a passion for airplanes at all.
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Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:18 pm

When I was young, my mother worked for a company (Powell Electronics) across Island Avenue from the old PHL overseas terminal. My father and I would often go to pick up my mom at her office, and many times she wouldn't be ready to leave work right on time. So my father would drive down to Hog Island Road and park the car on the shoulder of the road so we could kill some time watching the airplanes land at PHL. The best times were in the summers when my parents owned a 1966 Ford Fairlane convertible. My dad would put the top down of the Fairlane and we'd sit on the top of the backseat and watch the planes come in over the river and land. Sweet memories of a much-simplier and happier time....

That is where my love affair with airliners started.

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Sun Sep 21, 2008 11:56 am

Looking at some of the people you see congregating at the end of the runway at LGW and at LHR I would sincerely hope they weren't gay. They mostly dress like tramps and have an obsession with aeroplanes that far outweighs any thoughts of sex! With anyone!!

All the people I've met from here and other sites, apart from a fairly small minority, have been straight. The gay guys I have met are nice, friendly and share an enthusiasm for the hobby with no apparent desire to seduce me - shame really, I could do with an ego boost!  blush 

And finally, who the hell cares wether aviation enthusiasts are gay or not? We all get the same abuse from the idiots who drive past Myrtle Ave or the Crash Gate at LGW. We all snap away at landing/taxxiing/taking off aircraft and some of us even write the numbers down.

What I will say is, there is a preponderance of posts from the gay community in here that I think far outweighs their actual numbers. Wether it is a desire to be recognised while being incognito ( a conundrum but hey, I'm human) or just that they are far more garrolous (sp) than straight guys, I dont know.

There you go, my 4d worth.

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Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:12 pm

I think there is an attraction for gay guys somewhere in this enthusiasm. Of the very few crew i've worked with who've decided to 'come out' of the plane closet, there's been a solid percentage of gay guys. I have no idea why it is.
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Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:14 pm

Well, it seems like most here have already said what I was about to add, so I'll just say agree with the above.

It's funny cause my partner works for an airline (Air France) but I'm the one who is the aviation enthusiast. It's like a disease, really, a virus that attacked me so bad I chose to live here while in Los Angeles for a few years:

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this was the view outside our apt...which I LOVED, although my partner really didn't care much for the noise of 744s and A346s landing right outside our balcony! Now we are living in DC so I guess I'll have to look for spotting places by IAD and DCA.

Quoting Vermeer (Reply 25):
Speaking of which, you are a Dane (+++) and an aviator enthusiast (+++), where are the pics??



Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 10):
haha really? Hmm we should all upload photos and turn this into a gay dating site

LOL! Although it would be a good deal...find a soul-mate AND a fellow spotter who'll understand your obsession at the same time!
 
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Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:34 pm



Quoting Vermeer (Reply 25):
And I am gay too, but not strictly connected with airplanes, I loved them much before I loved other men.

Same here...I was into aviation long before I even knew that there was such a thing as homosexuality, let alone that I was actually "of the gay"!!

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 29):
The gay guys I have met are nice, friendly and share an enthusiasm for the hobby with no apparent desire to seduce me

Don't worry, it's a complete myth that we'll go for anything in a pair of slacks...sometimes we are actually quite choosey!  Wink Big grin

Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems to be generally accepted that a large proportion of male cabin crew is gay. I'm pretty sure the reasoning behind that has been discussed and questioned ad nauseum on here, but that said, it makes me wonder what came first for them, the job, or the love of aviation? What I think I'm getting at is whether the love of aviation is just something that's in the blood, or whether it was learned. If the latter, it may explain a higher-than-average proportion of gay aviation enthusiasts...

Of course, I could just be talking complete b*llocks (I usually do!), but I thought I would just throw that out there and see what happened!

P.S. No offence intended to straight male cabin crew...I know you're out there, as I have found out to my cost in the past!  blush   silly 
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Sun Sep 21, 2008 3:42 pm

I am of the opinion that the number of gay aviation fans is about the same as would be found in the general population. Now you could add a few modifiers and get different results such as:

The orientation of aviation fans who also are fans of Morrissey, Judy Garland and Dorothy

Quoting Max999 (Reply 16):
Maybe this is why...



Those planes are certainly long, hard, and fast.

Long, hard and fast yes, but the one in the photo appears to have red lesions and might be best avoided

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Sun Sep 21, 2008 4:27 pm

I always wanted to open a thread with this title.

Quoting MEA-707 (Reply 11):
If you know 10 aviation enthousiasts I am sure you know at least 2 gay ones

From 10 people who like planes, 5 I know are gay... how's that for a proportion?

Since I realized that this 50% is quite repetitive, I wondered why would there be such a link between gayness and aviation... interestingly enough, I keep finding people who are gay that like planes... I do think there is a strong link and I believe it's getting quite broad and famous.

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Quoting ClassicLover (Reply 2):

I'm gay and I like planes and I will explain the link by saying that maybe gay guys have a thing for brightly coloured long metal tubes that plough through the air?

I'm actually pissing myself just now. Bravo!

I'm gay and I like planes. I really like the above explanation!
 
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Quoting Falstaff (Reply 51):
That just shows bad taste!

 rotfl  my sentiments, too!!
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Quoting MEA-707 (Reply 11):
1- Gays usually have no children, so more money and time to spend on hobby's and travelling

The only other gay aviation enthusiasts I know personally is a guy who is also a father, in a 'rainbow family' as it's called in Finland, usually meaning a gay couple with kids. In this case there are a male couple and and a female couple raising the kids (2) together, living as neighbours. They also travel together, soon to Asia... Bon Voyage if you reading  Wink
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Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:53 pm

Can I just say, BTW, that that AC ad was sheer brilliance? I so want to shake the hand of whoever came up with that.
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Sat Sep 27, 2008 7:17 am

Personally I think there is a link between a love of aviation and a love of fashion. Think about it, you get a fashion show every time you fly. "Next on the runway we have Delta, sporting a new trendy look for fall."
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Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:16 am

Hmmm i was cycling past Kastrup the other day on the way to Dragør (have a friend there.. and sooooo cool that i HAVE to pass the airport to go and visit him).. and i saw this group of three butch looking Swedish ladies who were supposedly lesbians hangingout near the end of Rwy 22L.. they were there with cameras and everything so it wasn't just a random "stop and watch some planes on the way to the city" sort of thing... So i stopped and started talking to them and they knew a lot about planes.. one of them started talking about how SAS made the wrong engine choice for their A319s.. and now we are going to start up some sort of "Gay spotters group" at CPH.. how cool is that?!?!?!
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Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:57 pm

I only know one other gay aviation enthusiast in Finland unless we consider interest in business class champagne labels and handsome stewards to be some sort of form of aviation enthusiasm. Big grin
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Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:38 am



Quoting Teme1976 (Reply 72):
My partner is somewhat amused how much time I can spend surfing around aviation web sites not to talk about the time I can spend choosing a perfect travel itinerary for us.

Building a perfect travel itinerary is a form of art... Just today I tried to explain my future travel companion, a gay like me but not an aviation enthusiasts, that there are more ways from HEL to BKK than AY95  Wink
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Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:40 am



Quoting Charles79 (Reply 32):
this was the view outside our apt...which I LOVED

Damn, if I'd known you guys were moving, I would have put a bid in for your apartment with your property manager! I was just in the market for a new rental apartment!  wink 
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Quoting StasisLAX (Reply 35):
I would have put a bid in for your apartment with your property manager! I was just in the market for a new rental apartment!

You would've not enjoyed it, they just inked a deal to house OTIS students so it smells and feels like a dorm. Lots of cute guys, though!
 
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Quoting Charles79 (Reply 36):
You would've not enjoyed it, they just inked a deal to house OTIS students so it smells and feels like a dorm. Lots of cute guys, though!

The cute guys would have sold it for me... know any?  Wink

Hmmm unfortunately the only way to get close to CPH is to buy an apartment in Dragør or Tårnby and even then it's unlikely you'll see much without walking to the perimeter fence...
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Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:05 am

Skids I know most of the (Tramp Camo People) its just there Spotting Clothes which are Nice and Warm and Scruffy and Heavy Dutyfor a reason.

Hang around the end of an Airports runways and your Clothes will soon loose that new Look and Smell as they are Smotherd in Partialy burnt Hydro Carbons(JETA-1) Coming from Jet Engines and Waffts of Burnt Rubber from Landing Aircraft.

In the Pre T-5 days we also had to Contend with the Perry Oaks Sewage Works which could Knock Cyclists and Motor Cyclists from there mounts with its all Power Full Stench.

Which could ruin your Chances of Attracting the Ladies should you forget to Change before going out on the Pull Somthing Gay guys would never do is Dress Scruffy it"s almost like saying the Pope isnt Catholic.

Think Gays seem to have this Mad desire to Dress in Clothes so Smart and Expensive that it"s madness yet they hang about with the Scruffy Heathrow Spotters?!?

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Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 37):
Hmmm unfortunately the only way to get close to CPH is to buy an apartment in Dragør or Tårnby and even then it's unlikely you'll see much without walking to the perimeter fence...

Well from my apt I had a clear shot to the 24 runway complex, and I spent countless hours on my balcony watching 744s, A340s, and 777s do their thing. I coulde even tell when my hubby was off work by watching his Air France 777s/A343s get airborne!

The downside, though, was the noise (made for interesting TV watching/phone conversations!) and the particulates from the jets as BlackProjects points out. Every 2 weeks we'd clean off this dark dusting from the balcony, floors, and furniture. If I survived that for 2 years I imagine that 2nd hand smoking would be trivial!
 
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Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:42 pm

Hm, I'm one of the pink plane fans...

I was gay before I really took an interest in aviation. But I guess we all were, it's not like it's a choice!  Wink (the gay thing, not the plane thing)

Anyway, a friend of mine just commented on the 747 as "no wonder you gays like planes, look at the shape of that!"  Big grin
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Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:08 pm



Quoting Bwest (Reply 40):
But I guess we all were, it's not like it's a choice! (the gay thing, not the plane thing)

You mean the plane thing is a choice? Don't tell that to my partner, he thinks I'm naturally oriented to like planes!  Wink
 
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Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:33 am



Quoting Bwest (Reply 40):
But I guess we all were, it's not like it's a choice! (the gay thing, not the plane thing)

Don't tell those very religious people... They might try and "cure" you  Wink

But well i have been interested in planes before i came out... then again i have always had a soft spot for men since i can remember, which my mum said made her suspicious, hehe..
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Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 42):
Don't tell those very religious people... They might try and "cure" you

There is a religious group in Finland which uses the term 'defragmenting' when trying to 'cure' gays, with a rather poor results it seems ,)
Like a friend of mine said: who want to be cured if the sympthoms give you plessure  Wink
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Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:45 am



Quoting Andaman (Reply 43):
Like a friend of mine said: who want to be cured if the sympthoms give you plessure  

SO many possible responses. And SO many ways the mods could pull any one of them...

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Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:51 am

A little off topic but the whole gay/lesbian issue is on the paper in Finland at the moment. Newly selected editor in chief was fired before she even started the job. She says that reason behind it was the fact that she is a lesbian and lives with another woman.
 
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Fri Oct 03, 2008 2:41 pm



Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 42):
Don't tell those very religious people... They might try and "cure" you

I wonder if one day they'll take it further and "cure" your appetite for planes. After all, we are passionate about a hobby that is killing the planet according to the greenies!  crazy 

Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 42):
then again i have always had a soft spot for men since i can remember, which my mum said made her suspicious, hehe..

I always wondered how come my family never became suspicious! I was like listening to Celine Dion constantly and never cared much for sports (except Formula 1).

Quoting Teme1976 (Reply 45):
She says that reason behind it was the fact that she is a lesbian and lives with another woman.

That's terrible if indeed they fired her solely for being a lesbian. We have made great strides over the last few decades, but there are still plenty of folks out there that don't agree with our lifestyle. Must be human nature to always pick on a group.
 
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Sat Oct 04, 2008 10:01 pm



Quoting Charles79 (Reply 46):
I was like listening to Celine Dion constantly and never cared much for sports (except Formula 1).

Haha Celine Dion... oh well i used to love a Norwegian singer called Elisbabeth Andreassen... only gay men and old women like her generally  Wink She was the queen of Eurovision (won it once!)... i guess my mum could have realised then.. maybe...
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