Gay Travel to Dubai: safety tips, bars, clubs & hotels
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Third, is it safe for a queer woman to travel by herself? There are countries in the world where it can be very unsafe for LGBT people, but there are also instances of LGBT violence in very accepting countries. But please keep in mind, the LGBT community is rich and diverse and nuanced. There are LGBT people in every country in the world.
To investigate further we connected with Liam, a gay guy who lived in Dubai for most of his life to learn more about the reality of being gay in Dubai and find out what advice he had for gay travellers thinking about going. Sion: Hi Liam, please provide some background on yourself and your time living in Dubai to get us started. In they decided to move to Dubai and have been there ever since. I lived in Dubai from age 5 to 18 when I moved to Leeds for University and since then normally visit Dubai times a year. Growing up in Dubai was great, we were given such a good way of life and so much freedom because of how safe the country was.
Europe is a large continent with many different countries and customs. LGBT travellers need to be aware of how homosexuality is treated in each country, both legally and socially. Western Europe has a more welcoming attitude with a range of anti-discrimination laws and, in many countries, legal recognition of same-sex marriage. Social views on homosexuality are also positive, particularly in big cities. But travelling through central Europe and east towards Russia and former Soviet Union states the picture changes.