Skip to comments.Lesbian couple suffer honeymoon hell
Posted on 09/21/2011 2:32:05 PM PDT by NYer
Having tied the knot in a white wedding, a lesbian couple thought the icing on the cake would be a traditional honeymoon along with other young couples.
But the trip turned out to be a nightmare after staff at their resort treated them as if it was not a "real honeymoon" and excluded them from special romantic meals and dances.
Gemma Harman, 24, and Tamsin Harper, 36, said it was the "worst two weeks" of their lives and the "homophobic manner" in which they were treated was "disgusting".
The couple, from Brighouse, near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, decided to go on the trip to a resort in Dominican Republic run by Thomson after their civil ceremony.
As it specialised in honeymoon couples and was run by a major tour operator they thought it would an ideal way to celebrate their union.
But they claim the company refused to acknowledge their holiday as a honeymoon and say they did not receive the special treatment offered to others because they were a same-sex couple. Ms Harman was so angry she contacted a local radio station to complain about "homophobic manner" in which they were treated.
The newly-weds claimed that other couples were treated "like VIPs", being offered special romantic meals at the hotel and having bottles of rum and fruit put in their room, but they received nothing.
When they tried to book a meal, it was never arranged and when they tried to complain, staff were "dismissive".
They were even excluded from a dancing competition because they were not a male and female pairing.
"They just did not treat us the same as everybody else," Ms Harman told Real Radio.
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LOL, knock me over with a feather, if I were not almost 70 I’d move to the Dominican Republic.
They booked with a gay friendly company. They were told that they would be treated as if they were on their honeymoon.
This is actually a contract case. The company didn’t live up to their end of the bargain. I could see it if it was a surprise to the company, but they booked them as a honeymoon couple.
I have never considered a vacation in the Dominican Republic before.
Sounds like it might be an interesting place.
Uh....you're NOT like everybody else.
No matter what the liberals try to tell you.
You chose that life, lesbos. Deal with it.
That’s what I first thought, but I think it’s for left.
I expect there are various package deals; just because some couples got something they didn’t, doesn’t mean they were supposed to get it, too.
I would say that if they booked it as a ‘honeymoon’ and the services provided to the other couples was advertised to them as being part of the deal - then they got screwed.
They should take their money elsewhere. Lesbos perhaps. ;)
The dude looks like a young Buddy Hackett.
You mean gays may lie to other gays? Shiver me timbers.
I suppose they had other ridiculous rules like you couldn't be naked either. The nerve of these people!
so refreshing to hear there is one place on earth that is not brainwashed or intimidated into accepting the unacceptable or righting what is so very wrong.
“They just did not treat us the same as everybody else,”
THAT is because you’re NOT.
dudette you mean?
I recommend they book their one year anniversary in the liberal paradise of Iran.
Can they imagine how they affect normal people?
Too bad they did not try the Saudi Lesbo Honeymoon package with a public stoning and vaginal mutilation.
(To the) left.