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Buenos Aires: South America's New Gay Mecca
Reuters ^ | Mar 7,2004 | Louise Egan

Posted on 03/22/2005 4:26:33 PM PST by Odyssey-x

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Gay tango classes and same-sex unions may not be mentioned in every guidebook, but such attractions are turning Buenos Aires into a new South American mecca for gay travelers.

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[Predictable Article On The "Wonders" of Gay Culture Follows]


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: argentina; brazil; buenosaires; gays; homosexualagenda; irony; latinamerica; muslims; southamerica; tourism
Picture in your mind the City of "Mecca" with all sorts of muslims, fanatics and moderates all praying vigilantly. Now imagine a "gay mecca" (as the headline states). Ahh Reuters..... I read the headline of this article and almost fell out of my chair laughing at the irony.
1 posted on 03/22/2005 4:26:40 PM PST by Odyssey-x
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To: Odyssey-x; Ax

Thats a shame, BA is a beautiful city..


2 posted on 03/22/2005 4:29:39 PM PST by cardinal4 (George W Bush-Bringing a new democracy every term..)
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To: Odyssey-x

Maybe Reuters means that if you are a gay muslim you have to visit Buenos Aires once in your life.


3 posted on 03/22/2005 4:33:19 PM PST by Odyssey-x
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To: cardinal4

,,, they're all beautiful cities.

4 posted on 03/22/2005 4:34:19 PM PST by shaggy eel
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To: Odyssey-x

All the scantily-clad South American hotties on the beaches down there, and they're talking about the place being a Mecca for gay culture. Sheesh. It's like a vegan hanging out in the middle of a butcher shop.

}:-)4


5 posted on 03/22/2005 4:34:44 PM PST by Moose4 (So how long will it take Hunter S. Thompson to figure out he's dead and not on an acid trip?)
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To: cardinal4

You are right... it is a beautiful city. I am crushed that it is being twisted like this.


6 posted on 03/22/2005 4:36:45 PM PST by Grammy
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To: Odyssey-x


It's "normal". They are just like you and me ...
7 posted on 03/22/2005 4:38:15 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: Odyssey-x

Yes they could bend over and face the East and be driven home.


8 posted on 03/22/2005 4:40:48 PM PST by sgtbono2002
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To: John Lenin

OK, that's Momma-T, no problem. But what's that thing next to her?


9 posted on 03/22/2005 4:51:57 PM PST by upchuck ("If our nation be destroyed, it would be from the judiciary." ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: upchuck

Looks like Barney Franks ex to me, I could be wrong ?


10 posted on 03/22/2005 4:53:27 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: Moose4

Never said being gay was logical.


11 posted on 03/22/2005 5:02:26 PM PST by John Will
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To: John Will

Buenos Aires is hetero enough to be able to handle the gay element. I find that generally its the folks who are not secure in their sexuality are the ones who are the most anti-gay.


12 posted on 03/22/2005 5:12:26 PM PST by rasblue
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To: John Will

Buenos Aires is hetero enough to be able to handle the gay element. I find that generally its the folks who are not secure in their sexuality are the ones who are the most anti-gay.

Anyways, Buenos Aires has the best steaks and beef in general in the world. Bar None.


13 posted on 03/22/2005 5:12:54 PM PST by rasblue
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To: rasblue
I find that generally its the folks who are not secure in their sexuality are the ones who are the most anti-gay

BS, some people become physically ill when they see a homo sex act.
14 posted on 03/22/2005 5:15:42 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: Odyssey-x

Great movie, 15 years old or so, called Apartment Zero, is appropriate to this subject.


15 posted on 03/22/2005 5:16:38 PM PST by nkycincinnatikid
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To: John Lenin

"BS, some people become physically ill when they see a homo sex act"

Well then, according to J.W. they must be closet gays. Of course if you DON'T get physically ill watching that kind of stuff, I guess you must just be gay.

........not that there's anything wrong with that.



16 posted on 03/22/2005 5:25:47 PM PST by RFEngineer
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To: RFEngineer

That was my reaction when I accidentally walked in on something I didn't want to see.


17 posted on 03/22/2005 5:27:18 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: John Lenin
BS, some people become physically ill when they see a homo sex act.

Which leads to the inevitable question: why do you watch homosexuals have sex?

18 posted on 03/22/2005 5:54:13 PM PST by iceemonster ("When is silence ever the answer?")
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To: iceemonster

Read post #17.


19 posted on 03/22/2005 5:56:05 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: rasblue

You smell that?


20 posted on 03/22/2005 5:56:59 PM PST by expatguy (http://laotze.blogspot.com/)
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To: cardinal4

"Thats a shame, BA is a beautiful city.."

I know. So is San Francisco. I wonder if Saint Francis knows that there is a city named after him that is a center of debauchery.


21 posted on 03/22/2005 5:57:54 PM PST by RPTMS
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To: RPTMS
St Francis knows and prays for all of them.

Did you know that the Romans tried to build a temple to Jupiter in Jerusalem? It didn't last. God's holiness and his Saints are eternal.
22 posted on 03/22/2005 6:02:55 PM PST by SaltyJoe (Do you "life" enough to earn your inalienable rights? Does your judge think that you're alive?)
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To: SaltyJoe

"Did you know that the Romans tried to build a temple to Jupiter in Jerusalem? It didn't last. God's holiness and his Saints are eternal."

Didn't know that! I wonder if we'll be getting the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople back some day;-)


23 posted on 03/22/2005 6:16:29 PM PST by RPTMS
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To: RPTMS

I believe the Romans were actually successful in building their temple, but offending God cost them their Empire.


24 posted on 03/22/2005 6:23:04 PM PST by SaltyJoe (Do you "life" enough to earn your inalienable rights? Does your judge think that you're alive?)
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To: EdReform; backhoe; Yehuda; Clint N. Suhks; saradippity; stage left; Yakboy; I_Love_My_Husband; ...

Homosexual Agenda Ping.

Can't comment, do-it-yourself time.

I noticed one comment:

"Buenos Aires is hetero enough to be able to handle the gay element. I find that generally its the folks who are not secure in their sexuality are the ones who are the most anti-gay."

We all know where that comment comes from - homo-speak. Drwoning out the opposition by insinuating that anyone opposed to the "gay" agenda being shoved down everyone's throats must be a closeted homosexual him/herself.

Let DirtyHarryY2K and me know if anyone wants on/off this pinglist.


25 posted on 03/22/2005 6:29:09 PM PST by little jeremiah (Resisting evil is our duty or we are as responsible as those promoting it)
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To: iceemonster; John Lenin

I was at a beautiful beach on Maui years ago, happened to turn my head and gaze, and saw two homosexuals engaged in a sex act not 15 or 20 feet from me.

I felt extremely nauseated. I certainly didn't "watch" them, nor did I want to even have the very short witness that I did.


26 posted on 03/22/2005 6:41:54 PM PST by little jeremiah (Resisting evil is our duty or we are as responsible as those promoting it)
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To: Grammy
I am crushed as well. Is there any limit at all to their in your face defiance?? I wish the entire city's population would simultaneously turn their backs on the pervs!!
27 posted on 03/22/2005 7:17:16 PM PST by gidget7
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To: little jeremiah

I know what you mean.


28 posted on 03/22/2005 7:19:49 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: John Lenin

""BS, some people become physically ill when they see a homo sex act.""



Exactly right, that is hardly insecurity!!! It is, contrary to what homosexuals think, THEY who are insecure, guilt ridden, and self hating!


29 posted on 03/22/2005 7:20:13 PM PST by gidget7
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To: gidget7

It's all about minority rights.


30 posted on 03/22/2005 7:23:18 PM PST by John Lenin (Got a will ?)
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To: Odyssey-x
Gays have had fun with guided tour to Haiti before, until the country got severely infested with AIDS, now they will hit Brazil? Good luck Brazil, if you make money on Gay tourists, you will soon spend it on AIDS treatment.
31 posted on 03/22/2005 7:26:52 PM PST by conservlib
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To: expatguy

I love the smell of ozone.


32 posted on 03/22/2005 8:15:05 PM PST by scott7278 ("Please disperse...there is nothing to see here.")
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To: scott7278; expatguy
I love the smell of ozone.

Most likely, it'll happen sooner than later.

33 posted on 03/22/2005 9:07:27 PM PST by scripter (Tens of thousands have left the homosexual lifestyle)
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To: little jeremiah
I noticed one comment:

The button has been pushed. Are we taking bets as to how long they'll last?

34 posted on 03/22/2005 9:09:35 PM PST by scripter (Tens of thousands have left the homosexual lifestyle)
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To: scripter

I checked his comments, and every one was characterized by arrogant hedonism, with a thin veneer of snobbery slightly covering the anger. Supposedly thinks he's a libertarian. A rank one.

I didn't even bother hitting the button because I knew others would! I don't want the mods to get tired of me.


35 posted on 03/22/2005 9:17:20 PM PST by little jeremiah (Resisting evil is our duty or we are as responsible as those promoting it)
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To: Cacique

Ping!


36 posted on 03/22/2005 9:18:02 PM PST by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: little jeremiah; John Lenin

A few months back, I was walking through a park here in Seattle (near the Woodland Park Zoo). While on the trail I saw a man giving another man a Lewinski. Lovely sight to behold...


37 posted on 03/22/2005 9:20:53 PM PST by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: scripter
From George Strait (modified):

Goodbye, farewell, so long, vaya condios.
Good luck, wish you well, take it slow.
Easy come, Troll, easy go.

38 posted on 03/22/2005 9:29:01 PM PST by scott7278 ("Please disperse...there is nothing to see here.")
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To: Clemenza

You can't even walk on the beach where I live , all kinds of sex acts going on and the police are absent. All gays gettin it on in cars or in the sand.


39 posted on 03/22/2005 10:22:34 PM PST by John Lenin (We don't need no steenk'en high payin jobs)
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To: John Lenin

Let me guess: you live in Santa Monica.


40 posted on 03/22/2005 11:06:13 PM PST by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: Clemenza

No, Long Beach. It is not safe to walk on that beach at night as I found out a few years ago. It was like the Twilight Zone. They get away with it because the police do nothing about it , I'm sure someone has complained about it already.


41 posted on 03/22/2005 11:10:03 PM PST by John Lenin (We don't need no steenk'en high payin jobs)
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To: John Lenin
This native New Yorker will tell you that you shouldn't walk in Central Park at night. Not because of muggers (the NYPD actually does a good job at keeping them out), but because it turns into the world's largest all-male orgy and yes, they will attempt to get you to join in.

I spent MY nights hanging out in bars trying to pick up the fairer sex instead...

42 posted on 03/22/2005 11:12:39 PM PST by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: Clemenza

It's a protected activity in this area. Great place to raise a family, not !


43 posted on 03/22/2005 11:17:53 PM PST by John Lenin (We don't need no steenk'en high payin jobs)
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To: John Lenin

Have they ever heard of getting a room?


44 posted on 03/22/2005 11:24:07 PM PST by Dan from Michigan (Mark Sanford in 2008!!)
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To: John Lenin

Unbelievable, in this world, in this country. If hetero couples were acting like that they would be arrested for indecent behavior.


45 posted on 03/24/2005 10:14:28 AM PST by gidget7
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To: gidget7

Yes, there is more to the gay marriage issue than meets the eye. The judges are doing this country a big dissrervice by thwarting the will of the people and if pushed far enough people are going to start pushing back. Do we allow children to change their sex by operation ?


46 posted on 03/24/2005 10:18:12 AM PST by John Lenin
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To: gidget7

Nope they'll face them head with on purses open. Money talks and Buenos Aries is a pretty poor place.
If you visit don't go off the beaten track.


47 posted on 03/24/2005 10:33:31 AM PST by kalee
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To: Clemenza; little jeremiah
My toddler son and I interrupted a lunchtime rendezvous at a park in Atlanta. We had taken lunch to the park on a pretty spring day before having a nap and certainly got an eyeful. It didn't make me sick just scared me especially when the hastily tried to get between me, my son and our car to ask about our lunch and how often we came there. We changed parks for our next outing. I don't care what two consenting adults do in their own homes, but I do care what they do in public.
48 posted on 03/24/2005 10:40:53 AM PST by kalee
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To: conservlib

I think you mean Argentina. Buenos Aires is in Argentina. :)


49 posted on 03/24/2005 10:43:12 AM PST by kalee
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To: kalee

Thank you for correcting me. My bad.


50 posted on 03/24/2005 6:57:26 PM PST by conservlib
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