Skip to comments.Austria rejects Afghan's asylum bid because he 'did not act or dress gay'
Posted on 08/16/2018 2:29:03 PM PDT by Olog-hai
n Afghan teenager who said he feared being persecuted in his home country for being gay has had his asylum application rejected by Austria after an official said he did not walk, act or dress like a gay man, according to reports.
An official in Lower Austria found no grounds for fear of persecution based on the sexual orientation of the 18-year-old, the Falter newspaper reported.
The way you walk, act or dress does not show even in the slightest that you could be homosexual, the official reportedly wrote in his assessment rejecting the claim.
The official also found potential for aggression, which wouldnt be expected from a homosexual, because the man fought with others in the accommodation where he was being housed.
He reportedly had few friends and liked spending time alone or in small groups, leading the official to question in his report: Arent homosexuals rather social?
The official rejected the statement that the Afghan teenager had kissed straight men, saying he would have been beaten if he had done so, the Falter reported.
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Who cares, as long as it was rejected?
Austria is correct to vet very carefully, but their methods of considering gay people seem rather antiquated for a country most consider advanced. Sometimes, the old ‘Gaydar’ system is not the best indicator. Many of this population are used to concealing their nature, mainly because they could get killed. I expect Austria will get some feedback on this case.
They would be better off rejecting him due to his known tendency for getting in fights.
Then again, in Afghanistan, who isnt gay?
Message to sonny boy: Tough luck liar. The gaydar never lies!
True. Read all about it: Bacha_bazi
Afghan Gay Boy
So to get ass-ylum in Austria now you have to act gay? Or cross dress?
Sounds like the makings of a new hit show for the “Queer Eye” team.
Well, at least they didn’t ask him to prove it. It’s something.
Well, there’s the authoritative word from the experts on that topic.
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