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Italian couple sue shipping line because they were not told their holiday was a gay cruise
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1220572/Italian-couple-sue-shipping-line-told-holiday-gay-cruise.html ^ | October 15, 2009 | Nick Pisa

Posted on 10/15/2009 8:59:33 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

An Italian couple are suing a shipping line for £2,800 after claiming they were not told a relaxing holiday they had booked was in fact on board a ship hosting Italy's first gay cruise.

The middle-aged husband and wife, who have not been named, said they were embarrassed after spotting people they knew, but had not realised were gay, on the cruise. Despite accusations from gay groups, they deny being homophobic. Organisers insist the three-day cruise featured no scenes of excess.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cruise; gays; homosexualagenda
Doesn't sound like a gay, I mean happy, experience.
1 posted on 10/15/2009 8:59:33 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

2 posted on 10/15/2009 9:00:59 AM PDT by Red Badger (The Zero has more airtime than Michael Jordan...........)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

bwahahahahahahahahahahaaha! sue sue sue!


3 posted on 10/15/2009 9:01:02 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Fearing for the republic 24/7.)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

4 posted on 10/15/2009 9:01:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Red Badger

7 lousy seconds.


5 posted on 10/15/2009 9:01:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

No scenes of excess.....hmmmm, for gays that probably means no public orgies during the dinner hour.


6 posted on 10/15/2009 9:02:15 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (Obamanos!)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan
I understand all the passengers on the ship looked FABULOUS!
7 posted on 10/15/2009 9:02:33 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

I am generally against lawsuits but for faulty advertising they should get their money back. If that’s the 2800 pounds they’re suing for it sounds reasonable but a shame the company is allowing this to go to court instead of just giving them a refund. At least they are not suing for 2.8 million pounds for spilling coffee on their lap or finding a chicken head in their bucket of chicken.


8 posted on 10/15/2009 9:03:09 AM PDT by ActrFshr
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

Just ask anyone who works during Disney’s ‘gay days”

DO NOT bring your children.

Stuff that is usually left in the romantic seclusion of public toilets is on open display.


9 posted on 10/15/2009 9:03:34 AM PDT by Mr. K (THIS ADMINISTRATION IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY DAMMIT DAMMIT DAMMIT!!!!!)
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To: Mr. K
Just ask anyone who works during Disney’s ‘gay days”

So bad it even shocks the parade workers.

10 posted on 10/15/2009 9:05:08 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: Red Badger

I give it two snaps! LOL


11 posted on 10/15/2009 9:06:55 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (And the people cry "Sarah!Sarah!" And she hears....yes,she hears......)
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To: ActrFshr

The point of going to court is to smear this couple as “homophobics” who don’t want gays to have “rights.” If they happen to be Catholic and/or churchgoers, all the better. It will teach others not to dare complain when queers shove their perverted lifestyle in their faces (figuratively and literally speaking).


12 posted on 10/15/2009 9:07:05 AM PDT by workerbee (If you vote for Democrats, you are engaging in UnAmerican Activity.)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

Morally sanity includes homophobia. Moral insanity includes actual practicing homosexuality. Homophopia is the loathing and fear of the actual acts of homosexuality. It is a healthy and good thing, in moderation. Just like fear of the dark is healthy, so that one doesn’t go charging into the dark of night in one’s car with the lights off, because no one else is on the road.


13 posted on 10/15/2009 9:07:41 AM PDT by bvw
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan
When you're with the Flintstones,
Have a yabba, dabba, doo time - a dabba doo time,
We'll have a gay, old time!

14 posted on 10/15/2009 9:07:45 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

I hope they are successful. I would like to know if I am going to a theme park on Gay Days. Like it or not, many gays love to provoke straights with their behavior. I don’t enjoy those with outrageous behavior and would ask for my money back. We once had to move seats at the Hollywood Bowl during a Patti LaBelle concert. I didn’t realize her hugh popularity in the gay community and the gay guys two rows in front of us had their tongues in each others ears. I didn’t want my 11 yr old (at the time) son seeing that. I also wouldn’t have appreciated seeing a straight couple with their tongues in each others ears. But most straights aren’t out to provoke a response and contain themselves until they have privacy.


15 posted on 10/15/2009 9:07:53 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

I would be LIVID if this happened to me.


16 posted on 10/15/2009 9:07:56 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

I’d sue too, not only for a refund, but also for mental anguish due to involuntary exposure to perversion and filth.


17 posted on 10/15/2009 9:09:54 AM PDT by Grumpybutt (Common Sense - where has it gone?)
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maybe their gay friends are hetero-phobic.


18 posted on 10/15/2009 9:12:01 AM PDT by isom35
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To: ActrFshr

I think they should get their money back, absolutely. And they shouldn’t have to sue. The cruise line should be gracious. I was in Provincetown years ago and I didn’t like the blatant in-your-face stuff I saw either. I can’t imagine being trapped on a ship.


19 posted on 10/15/2009 9:13:46 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: Red Badger

Good for them. I would be furious.

For many people, a cruise is a once in a lifetime experience, which they save for over a long time.

For many of us, we will never be able to go on a cruise.


20 posted on 10/15/2009 9:15:16 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

Homophobe and homophobic are two words that are always used incorrectly. A phobia is an irrational fear of something. People are not fearful of homosexuals, just disgusted by them.


21 posted on 10/15/2009 9:15:30 AM PDT by gop4lyf (Obama wants to raise taxes and kill babies. Palin wants to raise babies and kill taxes.)
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To: Red Badger

Was in Bennigans on Saturday for a quick lunch on the road. And this movie was playing.

And, there were little kids in the dining area. (If I was there with a little kid, I would have complained. Sexual innuendo is one thing, but stupid is entirely different!!)


22 posted on 10/15/2009 9:19:13 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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Organisers insist the three-day cruise featured no scenes of excess.

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I seriously question the veracity of this statement.

23 posted on 10/15/2009 9:19:42 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

I’m not homophobic, there are plenty of rational reasons not to like homosexuals. Being trapped on a boat full of them is a medical and hygenic nightmare.

And bluntly, I don’t particularly care for sharing stuff regular male/female couples have used either. Communal anything nowadays, combined with how ‘well’ the cleaning staff does their jobs, just thinking about it too hard will gross you out.


24 posted on 10/15/2009 9:20:22 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: gop4lyf

Nothing irrational about it.


26 posted on 10/15/2009 9:22:30 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("I apologize to hookers for having associated them with the House of Representatives.--Jim Traficant)
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To: Constitution Day

27 posted on 10/15/2009 9:24:47 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: originalbuckeye
We once had to move seats at the Hollywood Bowl during a Patti LaBelle concert. I didn’t realize her hugh popularity in the gay community

I accidentally attended a Tracy Chapman concert back in the early 1980s. Lesbian City. The same thing happened at a screening of the movie "Personal Best" with Mariel Hemingway.

28 posted on 10/15/2009 9:36:31 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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I was really excited to see her. It was my birthday and we were ready for a great time. We would have left early but had parked at one of those remote lots with stacked parking. Not only were the guests obnoxious, but Labelle herself was, too. She spoke of ‘her people’ in the cheap seats. It was ridiculous.......we were in the cheap seats. You should never alienate your audience. I would never go see her again.
29 posted on 10/15/2009 9:40:07 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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30 posted on 10/15/2009 9:47:11 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Hope....Change...Bullsh*t)
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

Organisers insist the three-day cruise featured no scenes of excess.....

I’ll bet!....

Fags everywhere!...man the lifeboats! GAAK!


31 posted on 10/15/2009 9:53:53 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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Jeeze Louise!....No thanks!....At least get a refund for the trip on the Good-Ship-Lollypop....GAAK!
32 posted on 10/15/2009 9:59:44 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

Whoops. Oh dear - THAT was a bit of an oversight....


33 posted on 10/15/2009 10:08:18 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: MassRepublicanFlyersFan

I know what we all think of Ted Danson on this site, but if you’ve ever seen the episode of Becker where this happens to him, it’s quite funny


34 posted on 10/15/2009 10:22:33 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: originalbuckeye

Your right, if a NORMAL couple were being obnoxious in public it would be just as offensive....yuk....


35 posted on 10/15/2009 10:34:31 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Love the reruns of Becker....watch them everynight and still laugh....I Remember that one well, funny......


36 posted on 10/15/2009 10:39:11 AM PDT by goat granny
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