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Old 14th Feb 2017, 00:25
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I am not that, but I do not enjoy flying alongside gay men
What do you think is going to happen?
How do you feel about flying with blacks? Women? The intelligent and thoughtful?
I think if you were to actually ask most gay people who they prefer flying with, I'm pretty sure you won't find them basing their answer on sexuality or any other factor over which people have no control. What they will often say is that they would like to fly with professional people who are good at what they do. What a pity you can't say the same.

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Old 14th Feb 2017, 01:44
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tolerance
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the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with.

RoyHudd is showing it. Anson is not.

Btw this thread is beyond absurd.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 02:27
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Who cares in all honesty.

The more gay pilots the better. I'm sure there are now a lot of gay muslim black pilots applying. Despite the fact they're whiter than me. (I love political correctness).

Someone's sexual preference is their own business. Just because they're gay, doesn't mean they want to ravish you in the flight deck. Just means they're probably a better pilot and human being than you are
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 02:56
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Better get your paint brush out Fonzie....

Show me the servicemen and women who are discriminated against because of how they were born and I'll paint the plane myself.
Indigenous Diggers spring to mind.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 03:38
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Cloudbuster, it's who are discriminated against not were 70 years ago.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 04:46
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Just because they're gay, doesn't mean they want to ravish you in the flight deck.
Aww C'mon! My Mum tells me all the time that I'm the most Handsome guy in the world. How could they not want me!?
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 04:48
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I was always told that, as an airline employee, if you don't like people who 'enjoy the company' of the same sex, you'd be in the wrong job...
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 05:47
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It is only to match the pilots' white hats and uniform.

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Old 14th Feb 2017, 05:52
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So whats the difference between being gay and being queer? I think its all about chasing the so called "pink dollar" rather than any grand statement on diversity.

Just means they're probably a better pilot and human being than you are
Thats a very big generalization there GG! I can think of one individual at a certain brightly coloured LCC who was most certainly not a better pilot because of his sexuality.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 06:42
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Silly me, glad to hear discrimination against our Indigenous is a thing of the past
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 06:48
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Silly me, glad to hear discrimination against our Indigenous is a thing of the past
Yes and qf has had multiple liveries over the years honouring the first aussies... which is what you're trying to point out, right?
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 09:21
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I think the colour schemes were all about the publicity rather than
honouring the first aussies
If QF want to honour indigenous culture then paint the indigenous flag with the Roo like they have done with the rainbow flag.

it's who are discriminated against not were 70 years ago.
I think that has to qualify for the most ridiculous statement so far. If there is a hierarchy of discrimination then LGBTIQ is a long way behind Indigenous discrimination.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 09:35
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I think the colour schemes were all about the publicity rather than....
In as much as the rainbow roo is...
My comment was in context of a lack of similar from qf.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 10:18
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Homophobic means being fearful of gays. I am not that, but I do not enjoy flying alongside gay men. What, pray, is wrong with that? We are very different types of people after all, and have different ways.
It's the blatant ignorance.
Gay men, of which I am openly one, (came out at 24), are for the most part people with a different sexual preference. What you just said there is this.
1) You can be friends with a colleague, talk about sports and other everyday matters
2) Discover later he's gay, decide you no longer enjoy flying with them.

That's pretty low actually, to know that colleagues no longer working with you based on something that's exactly none of your business. Unless you mean openly gay, which if you think about it for a moment, doesn't make it in any way better. You are not "very different types of people" simply because one guy likes men and the other women. That's the fundamental truth so many open minded people have been discovering in recent years. Some guys I had down as likely hostile and bigoted have shrugged and gone, "live and let live", bought their round and gone home confident in the knowledge I am not gonna turn them gay.

I am betting a % of your friends are gay and wouldn't tell you because they like you and don't want to loser a mate, but they know that part of you is intolerant. People lie to you because they like you, I used to do it every day. I can't believe this is even up for debate in 2017.
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 10:33
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Just as a curiosity, WOW Air has an A330 registerred as TF-GAY...
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Old 14th Feb 2017, 12:04
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Thankfully we live ( in the 'West') in a tolerant world and the sexuality of a colleague is of no importance same as the colour, religion, sex etc is equally not relevant. What is important is the professionalism and competence of said colleague and how we are judged in that role. However... I do have concerns regarding celebrating any type of sexuality in the form of an airline paint scheme. It is inappropriate regardless of sexuality 'type'. Just my opinion.
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Old 15th Feb 2017, 01:22
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Seeing that this is increasing in length, I thought that I would add my orientation
LGBTQIH
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Old 15th Feb 2017, 01:24
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I love the hypocrisy of demanding tolerance, yet being completely intolerant of someone who simply doesn't like flying with gay people.

Or is tolerance only for those who don't share your preferences?
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Old 15th Feb 2017, 01:40
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Must admit this article gave me a wry smile in light of Fonzies / Penguins recent assertion.... Who would have thought an RSL would still be disrespectful to our indigenous in 2017.

Racist stereotypical caricatures in the mens urinal no less
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Old 15th Feb 2017, 02:01
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I love the hypocrisy of demanding tolerance, yet being completely intolerant of someone who simply doesn't like flying with gay people.
Change the words around to "someone who simply doesn't like flying with blacks". You won't argue that point because there is no come back.
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