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Dutch homophobia ghetto could host gay pride event

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  1. A brave move – I hope it doesn’t cost lives.

  2. Admirable (but wear a stab vest or the guts this is taking could finish up on the pavement).

  3. How on earth will a gay pride parade decrease homophobia??

    Fact is, Islam facilitates homophobia and lots of other anti-western sentiments. Who knows what the answer is!

  4. Bud Burgoon-Clark 17 Apr 2009, 9:56pm

    The answer is very simple: give GLBTQAI Muslims sanctuary; deport the rest back to their country of origin. They have no respect for democracy or pluralism; the MOMENT they reach majority status ANYWHERE, they impose Sharia “law” … we’ve seen it happen again and again. If they can’t obey Western law, then they must leave the West.

  5. Sharia law is terrifying

  6. You know, there are many,many people in Holland, which is traditionally a very open, tolerant country, who believe muslims have no place there, as they do not RESPECT Hollands values.

    One dutchman put it like this to me; he said, it is like inviting someone into your house, feeding them and treating them well, and then they turn around and wreck your house.

    Amsterdam used to be a great city, but has been ruined by a mass invasion of violently homophobic, sexist, muslims from North Africa.

    Muslims want their culture respected, yet refuse to have any respect for Holland.

    So very, very sad.

  7. Tin hats and armoured cars will be an optional extra at this years Pride

  8. While I’m sure this man’s motives are good, this is probably the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard. It’s about as stupid as trying to arrange a gay pride parade as an integral part of a Catholic church fete.

    What Holland actually needs to do is increase police patrols in the problem areas to protect gay people, and severely punish those Muslims who do not assimilate and integrate into their new country and abide by its laws.

  9. Abi Chrisopher 20 Apr 2009, 1:00am

    Why bring the pink pound into this community and its businesses profiting from us.

  10. Simon Murphy 20 Apr 2009, 10:31am

    Slotervaart is a backward thinking muslim ghetto with little respect for either women or gay people.

    This idea of gay pride there is nice but needs to be coupled with a clear statement from local government that any muslim organisation which preaches homophobia (ie all of them) will have all government funding stopped.

    By the way Amsterdam may be seeing as increase in homophobia but it is still a far more gay friendly place than anywhere in the UK.

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