Gay men describe Dominica experience as ‘horrible’

The men in Dominica

Two gay men who were arrested and charged with indecent exposure during a cruise stop in Dominica have described their experiences in the hands of the island’s authority as ‘horrible.’

“It was a horrible experience,” Dennis Jay Mayer, one of the men arrested, told David Begnaud of television network, KTLA.

Mayer, 43, and his partner John Robert Hart, 41 both of Carlifornia, were arrested On Wednesday after they were reportedly seen having sex on the deck of the cruise ship. They pleaded guilty to indecent exposure on Thursday and fined $2,400 each.

“I’ve never seen something like this,” Mayer said. “I’ve never seen people chanting and protesting in the street. It was amazing.”

KTLA quoted Mayer as saying they were held in jail for 19 hours in inhumane conditions. “No light, no water, no toilet,” he said, describing the conditions. “We were taunted all night long. They paraded us around like we were some oddity.”

Mayer also told KTLA that the Dominican authorities even wanted them medically examined. “”They were going to transport us to a medical facility and have us medically examined to determine if we had engaged in sexual activity,” he said.

Hart and Mayer left Dominica on Thursday after making their court appearances and paying the fines.

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527 Comments

  1. Lilly
    March 28, 2012
    • March 30, 2012

      Great find Lilly! The distortion and spin on this incident has been nothing short of ridiculous.

  2. M T
    March 27, 2012

    I am signing a petition to stop all US aid from reaching Dominica.

  3. Jose
    March 27, 2012

    I think the Dominican authorities should have just warned the couple, and cruise ship, that they could not be naked on their balcony.

    All of this over naked men on a cruise ship balcony makes Dominica appear to uptight and homophobic.

    • March 30, 2012

      Dominica isn’t uptight; it is exercising its sovereignty. The only reason Dominica may seem uptight to some is because there are people trying to spin and distort the actual details surrounding the incident in order to use it as a tool to further acceptance of homosexuality.

      As for the words ‘homophobic’ or, ‘homophobia’, they are coercive labels intended to intimidate, manipulate and silence opposition to homosexuality. A phobia is an irrational fear of something. No one wants to be considered afraid of something, or consider him or herself afraid of something, let alone be considered irrational. As the social effect of stigmatizing someone with these labels is potentially long lasting, it constitutes a particularly insidious form of psychological abuse. In an ironic twist, people show genuine fear and cowardice every time they are bullied by those attempting to silence rational opposition to irrational behavior through the application of stigmatizing psuedo-psychological labels such as these.

      • Anonymous
        July 1, 2013

        Shame!

  4. Vanessa
    March 27, 2012

    i am sure that the majority of those who were out there protesting are more gay than the ones they were chastising. hiding behind those naive women that you can fool with your money and material possessions. get out of the darn closet and stop attacking innocent people. you attack gay people yet you sleep with and impregnate teenagers. you cheat on your wives. you break the law in ways that you can cover up. true it may not be right in the sight of the higher power, but let him judge not you all.

  5. Anonymous
    March 27, 2012

    What these guys did was stupid and disrespectful. However, in stead of the police and officials behaving in a civilized manner (which they really should have done) they handled it in a way that makes Dominica and Dominicans appear ignorant, bigoted and pretty unpleasant. So now – at last, Dominica is famous but for all the wrong reasons. I may be Dominican but I am certainly NOT “Dominica” as flaunted by the tourism office’s latest catch phrase.

  6. lillian
    March 26, 2012

    my 2 cents here…. I am not for this gay thing but have learnt to tolerate it as it is all around me in todays world. they are the parents of my kids classmates, they are my colleagues and even my friends. I do not hate them but instead dislike their lifestyle. but they too might dislike mine, for being a single mother, for having been a dependent on the system….. so who decides who is right or less wrong for the choice we make? i dont know but i thought religion teaches us to “judge not less ye be judged”. isnt it ultimately Gods’ say? arent we supposed to love our neighbour as ourselves? perhaps i missed out on some during sunday school classes. anyway, im hoping that there will be some closure on this because it seems that we just love to dwell on anything negative…. till it becomes us. while i believe that dcans are very homophobic like many other parts of the world… i would not conclude by saying that the arrests were made because of their sexuality. I may be thousands of miles away from my homeland but i would still like to believe that it was done for the fact that the two men were indeed participating in an act which should be reserved for private. I read one comment by someone on facebook that it was their private cabin and balcony but if it is in the public eye… sorry it does not constitute as private anymore. furthermore…. who do Americans think they are anyway… they think that they can go anywhere in the world and do as they please… before you travel you should always know the laws of that land so as to avoid any unnecessary attention. Americans always make an excuse because they can never admit to being wrong. They are trying to belittle Dominica but I am not aware of any hate crimes in Dominica where someone is killed for being gay. In America… ppl committ suicide and are attacked everyday for being gay. So i dont know who has more priviledges for being free. Dominica or America? I may not agree with many of our practices but neither will i put down my place of birth for America. Many people migrate to America as they call it the land of greener pastures and when they do they see “miseh”. An American in America will be fined for sex in public. A Canadian in Canada will be fined for sex in public. So what is the issue here? It is not an attack on being gay for gay is all over the world and rampant in Dominica. It is the law of the land being upheld. Americans, please respect the laws wherever you go… you are not above the law , not even in America you are.

    • Will
      May 17, 2012

      Yes in most other countries there would have been consequences, not the issue. If these men would have been fined for their behaviour and sent on their way and the cruise ship warned no issue. The military police boarded the ship charged and arrested these men for “buggering”. Now there is an issue. Leads me to be believe that if it was a straight couple the arrest would not have happened. Which is why the term “buggering” was used. Which could carry a sentence of 14 years in prison.

  7. sexy dominica chick
    March 26, 2012

    I TOO AM A DOMINICA BUT U PEOPLE DISGUST ME, HOW DARE U DO SUCH A THING. DOMINICANS ALU IZ A BUNCH OF WICKED CREATURES. WORSE THAN THE PROUD GAY MEN. I ALL DA WAY IN THE VI AND I COME ON DA NEWS ONLINE LOOKIN TO FIND SOMETHING GOOD AND DATS WAT I SEEIN. DO SOME BETTER WITH ALU LIFE THAN TORTURE HOMOSEXUALS. SHAME. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

  8. Dominican Gay
    March 26, 2012

    fir those still interested in this topic this is a comment taken from ‘LGBTQNATION’ a gay web site which ran the story:

    Hugh Hysell · Theatre Producer at Peter and the Starcatcher
    Oh PLEASE! I was on the cruise, and LOTS of people saw them having sex on their balcony – Cruisers and locals (including children). The balcony rails are glass (see thru) and they had sex in several positions. Tru the island is homophobic, but public sex (especially in front of minors) is against the law throughout the world. Now this couple is claiming that they are victims and that Atlantis did nothing to help them. Atlantis worked with them all day, along with a lawyer and a congresswoman. Grow up and take responsibility for doing a stupid thing.

    • March 26, 2012

      Are you happy and gay or are you artificial and doing unnatural acts? Unnatural sexual acts is a crime and is illegal.
      Soon mothers will not find pampers for their babies.
      Natural sexs among adults can be a sin but not a crime.

    • tirips
      March 27, 2012

      Interesting how no one has ever come forward publicly to back up such statements. The only people “claiming” to have witnessed this have anonomously hidden behind comments after various internet articles. I find it amazing in times like today when the majority of people have cell phones with cameras and video recording capability not one, not a single person, took a picture or recorded a video has surfaced to back up the accusations. When you put this together…no named witnesses and no actual proof, it boils down to accusations and what looks like a shake down by the Dominica authorities.

    • jerseydominican
      March 27, 2012

      thanks for that let know that .

  9. Jonster
    March 26, 2012

    “90% of the children born in Dominica are born out of wedlock.” Is this true?

    Never again. I have been to too many places where there is rampant heterosexual “sin” excused while gay sin brings the old ladies down to the police station to yell at them, call them names. Look for Grenada and Dominica to be taken off list of safe tourist destinations.

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE IS NOT WORTH SACRIFICING , FOR SOME DIRTY MONEY, THE ISLANDS WILL DO JUST FINE.

    • Nou Nou
      March 26, 2012

      I am glad you defined what type of sin Dominicans commit. They said they don’t want homosexual sin. It’s Dominican culture . They get to chose. Trust me unlike America dominicans can’t be bullied. Plus why don’t you look at all those baby mamas and daddies all you got in the states living on welfare. Let Da people be!

      • Jonster
        March 26, 2012

        Boy am I glad I’m an American. You people all caught up in religion to excuse your sins while picking on cruise passengers and mocking, humiliating them all the way. Shame on you. Don’t worry about gay money coming to Dominica. Maybe you can seel Dominica as a “religious hotspot” where bigots can come to see the “perfect” world they would like for themselves.

      • Tiripse
        March 26, 2012

        Between 2008 and committed to 2013 the US has provided financial aid to Dominica in the amount of $288 Million…most of it going to programs to assist the people of Dominica in becoming self sufficient, feeding their children and getting health care…sounds a lot like welfare to me.

    • Tiripse
      March 26, 2012

      http://www.caribank.org/titanweb/cdb/webcms.nsf/AllDoc/ACFD2519B736DA5A0425785C005A6513/$File/Dominica%20CPA%20-%20Main%20Report%20Final%20%28Submitted%29.pdf!OpenElement

      According to the “Country Poverty Assessment Dominica” for 2008-2009 submitted to the Caribbean Development Bank the majority of women with children remain single while the majority of men father children choose not to marry. It did not give numbers but it speaks of this issue and how it impacts Dominica negatively. It is ironic that so many in Dominica are quick to condemn Gays but are unwilling to take a hard look at their own lives. I suggest when pointing the finger at others those individuals take a look in the mirror and see just who the finger is being pointed at.

    • dude
      March 26, 2012

      u gay sons of-have no respect. because u r americans u think the carribean is also amerrican. Well wev are not. dont come back to dominica with tyour filth.

      • Jack
        March 27, 2012

        You don’t want our American filth but we don’t see Dominica turning away the $288 million in American aid the US has provided and promised from 2008 to 2013. When us Gays are done with our Gay Agenda here in the USA and have taken over we will make sure Dominica is the first on the list to stop aid to. Then we will send in a special unit of Lesbian Commandos to take over the island of Dominica. Look out we are coming for ya!

    • DLA
      March 27, 2012

      yeah u right 90% born out of wedlock….. I hope that if you was in the area you would want your kids looking at what was going on….. Dominica is a beautiful place and many people are captivated by the nature isle…. this has nothing to do with the fact that hese men were out there doing what they were not suppose to do in public

  10. Yasmin
    March 26, 2012

    Okay.Move on people there’s nothing more to see here.Go build your Country.. Do something incredible,Make your own Headlines. Stand up for injustice in your community,take to the streets let your voices be heard.
    There a kids being molested in your villages everyday by people who should be protecting them.
    Fan the flames under these people. 1.,2..3.. Let’s Go. Let’s leave this world better than the one we were born into.

  11. NatureIsleEmpress
    March 26, 2012

    Everyone is crying that they broke the law of the country. If it is illegal for two men to have sex then why have a gay ship visit the island. Are you saying it illegal when it is out in the open and ok when it is done in private? I mean if it is illegal then it should be for both open and private. The first and inital charge should have been indecent exposure. Now Dominica name is being dragged through the mud by the slow minded people in the Tourism Department. To this day no one has said anything or attempted to clean this mess.

  12. LR
    March 26, 2012

    Enough with this already….moving on ….whats new???

  13. Update
    March 26, 2012

    Leviticus 18:22
    “Do not practice homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman. It is a detestable sin.”

    • Sigh
      March 26, 2012

      1 John 3:4 “Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.”

  14. Josette
    March 26, 2012

    Ugly stuff thhat, take it to Jamaica or elsewhere not in Dominica. Keep all-u money!

  15. Dave thomas
    March 26, 2012

    Perhaps they were just confused as it would seem appropriate to expose themselves having seen countless Dominican men exposing themselves on the roadside daily, pissing in public

  16. D/A parentareabusers
    March 26, 2012

    wow that ‘s whole lot of comments………..nou nou i get what you saying I know that cops harass suspects to get information so much that these suspects sometimes give false confessions and end up going to jail for a crime they didn’t commit simply because they did not want to be pestered anymore….

    but this case is different …these guys didn’t steal from anyone nor did they assault or harm/hurt anyone..so any taunting by the police is unjustified……………..”alleged taunting”

  17. Graduado
    March 26, 2012

    would any of you have normal man/woman sex openly in public,/if caught the Police should just ask if you use a Condon ha,ha…BREAK THE LAW PAY THE PENALTY ,THAT IS NALL

  18. Dicky
    March 25, 2012

    To the citizens of DOMINICA you guy’s are making an issue of the incidence of the gay couple. you all must understand that this has nothing to do with the gay couple but the laws of the island. please take the time to reflect on your comments and be proud of the laws of your island and the people that are there to enforce it.

  19. March 25, 2012

    I am tired with all those bugging comments. Leave that alone. I will take the public to court, as soon as t comes back. We are living in a wrong side society. Accept it.

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      YOU SOUND LIKE BULLER YOURSELF.MISERABLE SOUL.

  20. Justice and Truth
    March 25, 2012

    Many comments which I will read later. Last night a friend informed me that Dominica is in the Toronto news and that a Toronto TV Station CP 24, a sister station of CTV broadcasted that one of the homosexual men stated that they were ill-treated during their incarceration. I replied, I will contact this TV Station on Monday.
    As read on DNO the Atlantis Cruise President stated that they were with them all night long to ensure that they were they safe. Therefore, what is he talking about? Whatever he experienced is due to his arrest. I maintain it served him right. I am so disgusted with this homosexual issue and those people expecting every one in the world to accept their immoral attitude and practice which is an abomination. I stand by the Police Force and all Dominicans who oppose them, their vist and their immoral activities. Our God does too!

    • March 25, 2012

      I am in harmony with you all the way here!

      I simply need to add again and again, why don’t we simply ignore those people and their cruise ship?

      Why allow them to anchor in our port? What are Dominicans doing giving them any attention, to the point that they are on the docks looking into their ship?

      People remember that the more we resist the devil the sooner he will flee from our lives. James 4:7

      • DANZIGER
        March 26, 2012

        AMEN @lizavier4jesus, well said. They should stay and do their homework.

    • Dicky
      March 25, 2012

      you are so right

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      VERY APTLY SAID MY BROTHER, I WISH MORE CARIBBEAN PEOPLE TO MORE UNIFIED STAND AND ERADICATE THAT CURSE FROM THE REGION WE NEED MORE PEOPLE LIKE YOU TO STAND UP FOR LOVE BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN AS IT USE TO BE ,BEFORE PERVERTS WERE ALLOWED TO SPREAD THEIR MESS THEY NEED TO INTRODUCE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR THAT SORT OF BEHAVIOR IT WILL RUIN OUR PRECIOUS CHILDREN.

  21. Nou Nou
    March 25, 2012

    I’m in support of gay rights. What I don’t support is the disrespect of Dominicans. When I first heard about the arrest I thought that they were picked out for no reason. Well shame on me! Dominicans are a case. We know that! Dominicans aren’t prudes. All you have to do is watch our Carnival to know that. But not all the Dominican population is flamboyant and scantilly dressed. Common you guys, you know your mother or your grandmother don’t want to see that. This is where this whole thing changed for me. Look at it from elder Dominican perspective, young kids and what their parents at home teach them is right. I can’t just go to central park and sit in my car naked? I can’t live American Airlines Aircraft without a shirt on. Infact if you breastfeed your child without covering on an aircraft or in public these Americans will have you tossed out.

    If what is being reported is true, when asked about what they were wearing, did the men say boxers or swim trunks? No they didn’t anwser like that. The man said he was partially dressed…mmmm?

    They plead guilty to indecent exposure, paid the fine and left. Our country has a bunch of old laws that need fixing, but the law is there and if the cruise ship is honest and that they warned their passengers about the law, then these men were wrong. I think they should have been a little bit smarter knowing the sentimemnts of the region in which they’re visiting. I listened to their comments on KTLA and I don’t believe they took responsibility for their part in this entire fiasco.

    They could never do that in San Francisco or Atlanta and get away with it. I believe that Dominicans shouldn’t attack the way our police dealt with the matter. Have you all seen how they deal with locals? These men for were treated better than Dominicans. Their case was rushed through the courts and they were on a flight out to the US in short order. If you as a Dominican committed a crime in the US you would have to serve your time and then be deported. One of the gentlemen was a police officer. He complains about taunting by our police and people in the jail. I think with his experience in law enforcement he has done his share of taunting as well.

    I support Dominica because I can’t for the life of me think these two guys out of over 2000 men on a ship was just picked out for being gay! This is what they’re saying and they shouldn’t continue to lie.

    The funny thing is, I feel compelled to to take a stance because their gay community has basically tried to ruin Dominica’s image since this event occured. For a community to generalize an entire country (many calling Dominicans ugly, wishing for a tsunami to hit the island etc etc) based on the actions by two men is ridiculous and hypocritical. They should spend more time focused on achieveing rights in their own country before spreading propaganda about Dominica.

    Dominicans who join in with them on this smear campaign to ruin this island should be appalled and let me tell you, the grass is never greener on the other side.

    Dominicans need to be polite and show restraint when expressing our views about something we don’t like.

    • Hello
      March 26, 2012

      NOt sure I’m with you on the Gay rights thing but this article makes a whole lot of sense!

    • Anthony P. Ismael
      March 26, 2012

      I was first misinformed when I initially responded to this article. After learning the facts, I understand clearly what transpried.
      However, the entire country was caught with its pants down on the public relations side of this issue.
      My mother always taught me to cherish my name and reputation, because it is all I will have no matter what else I accomplish.
      Dominica cannot afford to sustain such negative press in the international community. The Minister of Tourism should have been infront of this issue, and not behind it.
      At this point, the truth is irrevelant. If your reputation is tranished, it is extremely difficult to repair it in the age of modern media and the Internet.

    • TITS
      March 26, 2012

      NOU NOU, I SUPPORT Y 100%!!

      • TITS
        March 26, 2012

        I MEAN ‘U’

  22. Law and order
    March 25, 2012

    This confusion is brought about by religion, before Dominica had religion the people were more tolerant, and loving, now religion have made us , ignorant and bigoted as a people.
    The men were on the ship, not on land. The fact that they were arrested is a sham, because base on the bible, 90% of the children born in Dominica are born out of wedlock, so all the parents should be in jail, same laws of God which says parents should be married,then the married are committing adultery, they too should be stoned according to the bible. Eating pork is abomination according to the bible, and 99% of Dominicans eating pork in public, why have they not been arrested, Dominicans have just excelled themselves in their ignorance and made the world know how uneducated a people they really are. I am a Dominican I was thinking seriously of returning to live in Dominica, but after this display of small mindedness, no way. I blame all those evangelist who came to Dominica in the last 30 years and taught Dominicans the doctrine of hate from America. That is the legacy of Eugenia Charles selling Dominica to America in 1980, bigotry and hatred and ignorance.Well a generation brought up in ignorance, so America only have herself to blame for the treatment of those men in Dominica. Back in the 70’s the incident would have passed without any drama, it would be talked about but no arrest. It was a more tolerant Dominica.

    • Francisco Telemaque
      March 25, 2012

      Law and order I hate to be like this but you are a damn fool!

      You are very ignorant, religion has nothing to with decency! There was a time when it was a disgrace for a woman to smoke cigaret’s and drink rum in our country.

      In the late 1950’s, early 1960’s one could scarcely find women drinking and smoking in public, even in the 1960’s women were reluctant to ware pants, never mind kissing in public, so why should the immorality of homosexuality be flaunted in our faces and be accepted by our people.

      If a heterosexual male and female engaged in sexual intercourse in a park, or on a dark street corner in Dominica, and they are caught by the police, they would be arrested, so why are you people condoning an act of homosexual sex in broad daylight in our country.

      You people are as miserable as the animals who committed the act, where are your morals?

      What they did in Dominica, could have never happened in America, not even in the darkest hours of the night!

      So why imposed that on our people?

      All of you people who are supporting this thing, you do so with the fear of falling out of favor with America. The fact is America the law of America, does not tolerate such animalistic behavior in the streets. Homosexuals in America are constantly in danger of loosing their lives, people under normal circumstances does not tolerate homosexuality.

      How many people has lost their lives in this country all due to the intolerance of those who indulges into such filth!

      What is the problem with our people, those of us who appreciate and tolerate this filth, have you people no shame! You can stay in Dominica and run off your mouths, those of you who are Bull-poppers in Dominica, I invite to come to America, and walk around the place talking about you are bull-poppers, and see how much you will be appreciated, or how much you will live in the neighborhood you would have chosen to live.

      You people are on there side, they are not on yours, they have long forgotten you, so babble as you all may you will benefit nothing from it, bring your black butts out here play aunty-man and see how many kicks you will get in your butts!

      All of you supporters of homosexuality are nothing more than a bunch of sick demonic possessed people, God will Judge you, as he has already condemned you.

      Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      are you serious……do u really think that your statement makes sense? OMG, think before u type.

    • Hello
      March 26, 2012

      Go stand in the US without clothes.. or just in briefs and then after you have spent your time in jail and deported come back to tell me if these men didn’t have life good.

      My grandparents would never stand for that in their day… I really do not see your point.

  23. D/A parentareabusers
    March 25, 2012

    did the police did the taunting all night or not? because it is unclear…..

  24. TRUTH
    March 25, 2012

    I’ve never seen so many “likes” and “dislikes” on a story.

    This really interest you guys……

  25. Friday
    March 25, 2012

    Unbelievable!!!! Accept that not everyone is straight. Its not the arrest for indescent exposure thats the problem…its the taunting and the anti Gay mentality. Wrong what they did but get over yourselves cause being gay aint a choice. Straight and Dominican living in the UK

    • SINISTER MINISTER
      March 25, 2012

      “BEING GAY AINT A CHOICE”? DON’T YOU THINK SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE?? HUMANS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE THE HIGHER SPECIES YET THE ANIMALS WE DOMINATE DO NOT ACT IN THESE WAYS….THE ANIMALS ENGAGE IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY FOR PURPOSE OF REPRODUCTION…HUMANS DO IT FOR REPRODUCTION AND RECREATION…YET WE HAVE HUMANS WHO ENGAGE IN SEXUAL ACTS THAT CAN RESULT IN NO SATISFACTORY OUTCOME AND IS IN FACT REPULSIVE AND AGAINST THE NORMALITY OF LIFE….

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        Please educate yourself. Homosexuality is rampant in the animal kingdom. Humans may be a higher species but still an animal. Homosexuality is as normal as rain. Not every day is a sunny day and not every human is heterosexual. Use your brain and think this through logically. I don’t know why people find homosexuality so odd. Be objective and stop looking for a reason to hate someone. I question the sexuality of any man who hates homosexuals. I think deep down they’re homosexual and this is how they deal with it by casting stones at others.

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        You are incorrect. Fact is over 1000 species of animal engage in same sex acts. Only leads one to believe that it is part of the natural order. Only those who are ignorant and bigoted believe homosexuality is not normal. There was a time people used the Bible, and some still do, to make the argument that people of color were lesser then whites…in times of slavery it was justification. The argument used against Gays today is no different. The people of Dominica may not like this but they have a lot in common with the Gay community when it comes to struggles for being recognized as an equal person.

      • April 4, 2012

        It is good to see statements from people who retain clarity and have the courage to stand for what is right. When faced with clarity of reason, the perverse response is always to twist facts, confuse, mislabel, mischaracterize and psychologically manipulate people into a state of clouded reason; a foggy mental state preferred by those with the intent to further erode sound mindedness. The most dangerous snake is always the one you do not see.

        Now, I hope you do not mind, but as I cannot respond directly to the two replies your comment previously received, I would like to do so below:

        @Anonymous, stop trying to mislead and psychologically manipulate others. When considering the big picture, homosexuality is about as healthy as acid rain. Even if other members of society can be coerced into believing human homosexuality is ‘normal’ through constant bombardment of such statements, distortion of facts, or the pervasiveness of its presence within an increasingly entropic social fabric, it is caustic and ultimately destructive. Though memories may fade, so too has EVERY society that has become corrupted in this way. History, having proven this repeatedly, stands in quiet testament to this truth, inconvenient as it may be to your pursuit of self-gratification, moral relativity and agenda. Objectivity is about looking at things in a clear-minded, non-subjective way, not confusing the thinking of others or trying to elicit an adverse emotional response through coercion with psychologically manipulative tactics, such as the insinuation of hate, where only sound reason was clearly present. I question the ethics, moral integrity, mental health, and intention of anyone using undeserved labels such as hate in a coercive way, as you have attempted to do. I think deep down they are twisted and, therefore, attempt to twist others in order to feel that their own degraded condition is somehow more acceptable. The desire for acceptance causes them to seek out, or create, company no longer able to discern the difference between healthy and unhealthy behavior, or competently judge the difference.

        @tirips, Your coercive attempt to confuse the rejection of unhealthy behavior with wrongful discrimination based on race is not only manipulative, it is repugnant. That you would make such a twisted comparison, or try to manipulate others in this way, is reprehensible; you should be ashamed. Only someone incapable of higher reasoning and/or intentionally deceptive would attempt to justify homosexuality on the basis of animal behavior.

        Sex is a biological reproductive function. In some animals, there is also a secondary emotional bonding component; however, the primary function remains reproductive. Natural reproduction is impossible through homosexual activity. From an objective biological standpoint alone, this makes homosexual behavior firmly irrational in nature and very un-Darwinian. Since it results in inferior survival capability for any organism requiring sexual reproduction, it will NEVER result in biological selection.

        NO animal exhibits EXPLICITLY homosexual behavior; this is an exclusively human perversion. That said, there are animals that do on occasion resort to same gender sexual activity. Some animals exhibit homosexual behavior as a form of ritualized aggression to establish dominance for mating rights or social status. In certain primates, homosexual behavior is related to immaturity and occurs when high hormone levels kick reproductive urges into overdrive. Reproductive opportunity may not exist at this time. Sexual urges unchecked by higher reasoning can result in acting on unproductive and self-gratifying behavior. This is similar to masturbation using a member of the same sex for genital stimulation. However, once the animal reaches sexual maturity, homosexual activity normally terminates; this is marked by an abrupt shift to heterosexual orientation.

        Homosexual behavior may also result from an imbalance in nature caused by man. The stresses of habitat overcrowding and/or the unavailability of opposite gender sexual partners are contributing factors. When deprived of receptive females, domestic animals, such as bulls or male dogs stressed by high hormone levels, will sometimes attempt sexual activity with virtually anything, including inanimate objects, animals of the same gender, and even other species. However, other than man, no mammal in its natural state EXPLICITLY seeks or PREFERS same-gender sexual gratification or anal penetration; this perversity is unique to some humans.

        The Bottom Line: Humans possess higher reasoning and CHOOSE their behavior; we are morally responsible for our choices. Animals, primarily driven by hormones and brain chemistry, are instinctual; they are not morally responsible. Therefore, it is impossible to equivocate the behavior of lower animals with that of humans in an effort to justify homosexuality. Animals engage in MANY unhealthy activities, such as copulation with inanimate objects or other species, murder, cannibalism, eating their own young and consuming feces. No sound-minded person would attempt to use this as a rationalization to do any of these things.

  26. March 25, 2012

    This is to every gay, straight, or bysexual visitors that are thinking of changing there mind about visiting the lovely friendly nature island of the caribbean,because of the misconduct of these to men, i think they realy wanted to have a great time, but where ever u go you should obey the law of that land and like anywhere else you pay for breaking laws,so this is not a matter racial or anti gay bashing, i believe the same would have been done if they were straight.So again i wellcome you to the nature island of the caribbean Dominica.

    • Agreed
      March 25, 2012

      FINALLY…. Someone who pointed out that regardless of ‘who’ it was it wasn’t o.k.! I am not sure of any country that allows people to get that amorous in public. The people of Dominica are not really represented well in these comments. The majority are full of nothing but LOVE LOVE LOVE. This is an amazing and beautiful place to live, do not base your opinions on this story or on the hateful comments, that is NOT DOMINICA! At least it isn’t the Dominica I have come to know and love ♥

  27. NRT
    March 25, 2012

    Tourism, shmorism…get back to agriculture and marketing of agricultureal products, that’s our survival. Tourism is too fragile!
    Ask St.Croix.

    • April 4, 2012

      Wise comment! That way Dominica is not subject to fluctuations in tourism, avoids becoming enslaved to tourism, and is immune to letting tourism dictate national policy. Dollars and cents often have a way of overriding common sense.

  28. Anonymous
    March 25, 2012

    I love Dominica, but I am sorry to say that the backwards mentality of Dominica and Dominicans has to change. Unless this mentality has changed, I am not going to promote Dominica at all. After reading the link below, I am stunned and shocked and ashamed of this incident.

    We are definitely not the most righteous people in the world. We need to take a look at ourselves and evaluate how we live our lives: How many of us have children out of wedlock?…too many of us; how many of us have raped? how many of us are married and cheating on our spouses? We are just a bunch of hypocrites, and willing to judge people before we judge ourselves. Please do continue to remain in an unenlightened state of mine. I am creating my own boycott: I will not tweet about Dominica, write another blog about Dominica, speak about Dominica on national television in order to promote Dominica, share with my friends how proud I am to be from Dominica. All this because my ideals about human beings are not aligned with those of Dominica, and I am not supporting a country, that goes to this extreme to humiliate people based on their sexual orientation.

    Good Luck Dominica, and don’t cry when you get all this backlash, and your economy continues to tank. I guess you all forgot that gay people also have parents, children, sisters, brothers and friends who travel.

    Bon chance!!!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2119932/They-treated-inhumanely-Gay-man-thrown-Caribbean-cruise-having-sex-deck-port-tells-humiliating-arrest.html

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      Respectfully it doesn’t matter how many Dominicans have children out of wedlock for this story. What matters is that the men were naked and they broke the law. It’s not their country and they were visiting at a time where this whole issue is heightened. They should have shown some respect. Get into their rooms and close the windows and handle buisness. The way they’re are portryaing it is not correct. Whilst I support homosexual rights this was wrong.

    • TED Lewis
      March 25, 2012

      Are you saying that we should allow drugs , killing and buglaries etc in our country because most of us are not living a true christian life ?

      Those men ( pleaded guilty) violated the law of the land and they were charge rightfully . what is wrong with that.

      Even if they were given the best treatment they would still try paint a negative picture after being charge . thats their normal behavior.

      In Antigua tourist have been robbed, killed, locked up for not wanting to pay taxi fares etc ,all of which lead to some negative stories on internet , some even set up website etc but yet still the numbers of stay over visitors continue to increase on a yearly basis. with that in mind i am sure that we will continue to see improvement in dominica tourist arrival despite this little problem.

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        Obviously, Dominica’s tourist count can NEVER surpass Antigua’s they have built a name for themselves for many years, and have countless Dominicans working for them in their tourism industry. Dominica is still learning the ropes of tourism and how to be great hosts. We need to do so many things that so many islands not necessarily Caribbean islands, that have similar landscape an natural beauty are doing, including making everyone feel welcome no matter what their religious, sexual, or economic backgrounds are.

    • karl
      March 25, 2012

      I do support what you have said. Dominica is so back ward and the people that are chanting are uneducated and cannot contribute anything positive towards the upliftment of the country. Dominica on its own cannot support its economy. Why america is so powerful is simpy because they are so diversed. I am not saying that we have to condone wrong, but for christ sake look at so much stuff going on in the government, is there any investigation into any fraudulent acts. Hell know to individuals in the own privacy cannot be constituted as indecent exposure. So you are saying if i am naked in my house and someone passes and sees I can be charge. Get educated police chief, magistrates and lawyers. Oh My field is in criminal justice.

      • gigsaw
        March 26, 2012

        Karl, where are you from?Karl these two guys were on the deck of a ship in clear sight of people having sex…Dominican laws prohibit people of the same sex to be involve and in this case they were expose to the public so dont be unfair,you making it sound like the police went into their room meet them having sex and lock them up.you are mising leading and unfair,and Dominicans are not backward

      • March 26, 2012

        if your field is criminal justice then i am frightened for your clients.how do you classify being out on a balcony in full view of persons on shore and other crusie passenger to you private house. are you aware you can’t even have alcholic drinks in your own front yard in the us if its not propperly disguised? that you cant take a piss at the back of trees? this guys were trying to make a statement and should have been dealt the full punishment.there are videos of them unfortyunately dominicas laws dosn’t permit such as evidence in court.

      • Hello
        March 26, 2012

        Try standing on the balcony on the Bayfront. I have no idea why you would equate this to walking in your home naked. You sound very ignorant and backward. You can’t tell the difference between public and private?

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      they were arrested for indecent exposure, pleaded guilty and was fined. tell me did you see anything
      about their sexual orientation. being naked in public is a crime, we are not a nudist colony. with an attitude like yours we can do without your support. this is not the only country where people have kids outside of wedlock nor is it the only country where people are raped. read what the captain of the ship who by the way is not dominican, read what he had to say ignorant fool

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      people who stand for nothing, fall for everything.
      the americans who are today in this enlightened world as you call it demonsrating against a woman’s right to choose do you chant them down. why are you so quick to believe the story of 2 men who by the way pleaded guilty. this is not a story about being gay or straight they broke the law and paid the price. and yes there are some people in dominica who do not want gays in their community but tell me are there not millions of americans who are doing the same. you guys are such hypocrites. the guys were arrested should they be put in a hotel room. where ever you are try breaking the law and see what happens to you.we are too quick to condemn our own.
      i am a dominican and i believe in a persons right to choose but dont come to my country with your disrespect!

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        Yes, I have chanted them down, and also contacted my representative, who happens to be a Republican and a Dr. to stand up for Women’s rights. I am very passionate about human nature and have openly expressed views about issues I find disturbing. There are people in Dominica that do not respect the laws, no one really has to come to “your country” to disrespect. It happens everyday and nothing is being done.

    • Anonymous1
      March 26, 2012

      You love Dominica? Dominica dont need people like u?

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        They do need me!!!!!!!! and I have done my best for many years to bring Dominica to the international spotlight. Most recently on a gay man’s television show. He raved about Dominica and wanting to visit. I certainly would not encourage him.

    • Christ child
      March 26, 2012

      oh please we do not need you to blog or tweet about us. if you was on the dock you would of seen everything, i am not against any gay people i work with them all the time but they need to have respect for laws of the land . and grow up we don’t need your tweets about us and comments we can promote our own island ourselves. God bless you

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        Really???????Dominica does need ambassadors out there spreading the word about it. Many of the people I come across have not even heard about Dominica (well now many of them will with this type of publicity). It is not a very popular country so, every one has a part to play to encourage visitors, no matter what they look like to visit and to spread the word about it’s natural beauty. I for one have one less thing to occupy my leisure time, that is most often spent travelling to exotic locales and writing and sharing great stories about them. Dominica came naturally because I was born there and have been visiting every year sometimes twice per year. Now I am sadly discouraged by the recent events. Good Luck!!!

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      IN DEFENSE OF DOMINICANS AND ALL CARIBBEAN PEOPLE,YOU ARE NOT BACKWARD THINKING,LOW MINDS AS SOME WOULD HAVE YOU TO THINK,STAND FIRM FOR THE FUTURE OF OUR CHILDREN, AND PURGE THIS DISEASE THAT THE WHITES ARE TRYING FORCE DOWN ON US.WE ARE HAVING DOWN HERE PERIOD.

    • chinesenushi
      March 26, 2012

      Enough with your pessimism already! You sound more gay than the whole boat full of real gays. Because we are all sinful in nature, does that mean we continue to give a blind eye to sin? If you cannot make objective comments then just don’t say anything.

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        Please do address all sins equally, then my pessimism may be subdued.

    • March 26, 2012

      The folks who are having children out of wedlock close their doors and have their relations out of view of the public, stick to the issue. If these guys had done their business in their cabins who would have known?

  29. CitizenX
    March 25, 2012

    I’d be most curious to know if anyone has photos proving they were naked and/or engaged in a sexual act. The defendants public statements to the press seem to contradict what their attorney has stated to the press.

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      they pleaded guiltywhat more do you need

    • Anonymous1
      March 26, 2012

      You must be a watcher of homosexual acts at your home. They plead guilty no need for pics to satisfy youe perverted mind

  30. Anonymous
    March 25, 2012

    pple would be surprised to know bout some of dem bus drivers dat doin it too……..and they are not gay….which is worst? being gay with ur pardner or not being gay and goin in bed with a man??

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      They Are Equally Repulsive.

  31. Dominican in the US
    March 25, 2012

    Medically examine them? are u serious? are our officers/authorities crazy? that would definitely have been a violation of these ppl’s rights! Gosh, I can’t believe that officers of the law would be that ignorant of the law (SMH).I don’t uphold homosexuality, promiscuity, adultery or anything of the sort. I agree that they committed an offense against the laws of Dominica, nonetheless that doesn’t give us the right to invade their privacy. So many children, adolescents are caught up in sexual activity prior to the age of consent and we fail to show concern far less to suggest medical examination to see if they are truly engaging in such activity. Ppl, this case just proves how ignorant of global issues, low minded and self-righteous we are! Notice that I say WE because I am still truly Dominican but sometimes saddened and ashamed by the way our ppl think and behave!

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      I think they were trying to intimidate the men to confessing to the act. I don’t really think it was there intention to have them examined. The police will say anything to frazzle you to confess. I really hate the fact that people saying Dominicans are having children or promiscuous. I they’re Dominicans who live in Dominica. These men aren’t and are subject to the laws they were under. In America we who live there are subject to their laws! Everyday is an up hill battle to fit in. Wait till you’ve gone before one of their judges accused of a crime and you start sounding off with that Dominican accent.

    • Juicy
      March 26, 2012

      and you believe that. Anything negative you all are quick to believe about Dominica because you all are so GRATEFUL to be living in their country! These men weren’t charged because of their sexual orientation, absolute garbage! They deliberately did this, then went about crying foul and pretending to be innocent. You mean on a ship of 2000 plus people they singled out these to pathetic liars just because? You all can bow and worship them, they know their actions were wrong, and frankly they should have been dealt with the same way natives would have been. By the way everytime this ship calls into port the police is there to protect the passengers from anyone harassing them, that’s their reason to be there, and they were well protected those filthy dirty liars

    • toma
      March 26, 2012

      SO WHAT?

  32. natureislelover
    March 25, 2012

    Get real peeps! The main and clear contention here is the fact that these people thought they could conduct themselves in this shameful way IN PUBLIC…come on, would they have done so in the US?….in PUBLIC?…
    HOPE has said it all……

  33. Luke
    March 25, 2012

    I do not know the facts I just hope that the organizers of the gay cruise will no longe stop in Dominica. You can keep your own laws but not with my money.
    If they were naked in public they could get warned or even get a fine, but those treatements are unacceptable and they received that treatement because they were gay.

  34. shortboy
    March 25, 2012

    but DNO the men were nakid or having sex???all u just writting what people saying i find we dominican to stupid all u go too far with that shame on all u!!! big shame (small country small mind)dominicans have more shame to put in all u eyes stupid law!!!

    • dominican woman
      March 26, 2012

      What do you mean small country small mind. I would have you know that some of the greatest minds came from here and we are better educated than these so called bigger countries. My advise to you is to learn to put together a proper paragraph. These men were not charged for being gay but for committing a lewd act. Do we really want our children to witness such an act?

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      “YOU SOUND LIKE AN ABSOLUTE IDIOT”.

  35. bone
    March 24, 2012

    helloooooo!….im fed up of this nonesense!it seems most of the world is either gay or getting there.these gay readers are coming on this website to twist the whole story to suit their agenda.get the damn facts first before allu start running allu traps.they were not arrested just for being gay! the were flipping arrested because they disrespected the whole country by having sex in full view of everyone..i am a port officer…i saw them….LIVE!they did it on purpose…(most probably to further their agenda) and it came across as rotten and mischievous….they pleaded guilty …didnt they? get the damn facts and stop talking [email protected]#&t about my lovely dominica!!!! damn it!

  36. 7.5 Agreed
    March 24, 2012

    Dominicans to hypocrite. So much gay men in Dominica. And them Dominicans can lie too wi…ebeh!!! America and the UN will good for Dominica with their mistreating humans

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      As a DOminican you should be appalled at this statement of wishing bad on your own country. I bet they wouldn’t say that about theirs though. Remember through this whole fiasco there were regular Dominicans going baout their days not even caring about who there and who not there. That’s my point. I know my mother, aunts and cousins sure didn’t care, so I’d prefer if you kept your bad hand to yourselves. If all else fails Dominicans can plant fig and eat and doh dig!

  37. Curious
    March 24, 2012

    Again the men were arrested for their indecent public behaviour…I am still awaiting an explanation to the term ‘less than partially dressed’

  38. Illdoitagain
    March 24, 2012

    This Californian lived in DA for 2 years. I respected the laws, the locals respected me and I had a blast! I would recommend DA to any traveler. Thanks for the memories

  39. vanessa
    March 24, 2012

    INSTEAD OF WE WORRIING ABOUT GAY MAN THERE A LOT OF THING MORE IMPORTANT HAPPENING IN DA WE SHOULD LOOK INTO

    • TED Lewis
      March 25, 2012

      Like so long Sugar scarce. Lol

  40. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    You act like dogs, they treat you like dogs…only dogs behave like this….jumping on each other’s backs..change your filthy ways guys!

  41. jonz
    March 24, 2012

    All cruise lines should boycott Dominica for future cruise traffic. I have been on multiple cruises, and have seen many a naked lady’s breasts on a balcony in port. Where are the arrests?

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      THE CHRISTIANS WOULD LOVE TO COME TO GAY FREE ZONE,IT WILL NOT BE THE END OF THE WORLD THIS TO SHALL PASS KEEP YOUR HEAD UP DOMINICANS GOD IS SMILING IN HEAVEN FOR THE STAND THAT YOU TOOK.

  42. I Die Nah
    March 24, 2012

    They should never take dat cruise…we doh like batty man down here and praise god it wasnt on land dem man was doin dat… because it would have been worse and big embarassment for D.a… and i find too much ppl feeling sorry and makin excuse for dem man… De devil really trying to take over eh…a parchay borgarah and zamiyez it have in d place… as if is dat dat in style now… fire for all u!!!

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      Well Said.

  43. Mary
    March 24, 2012

    A lot of us get excited by lil things. How the court and law dealt with the case was fair. People chanting is another thing!
    We sound like real uneducated with all our funny comments of who doing things at night, and who women doing this etc..That is not the case!
    We are very reactive people..Keep quiet! What happened in Da was lawful..they couldn’t have been making up naked in public! They actually pleaded guilty to being indecent…now who what picture go look for it.….we have laws against their actions and they were charged…..how many of you have gone to the USA and see homosexuals making out on the street…I am not talking about a lil kiss or hug up…or holding hand…I am talking about being sexual! NEVER! (Exclude the gay bars or the gay pride celebrations)….if two consenting adults want to engage in intimacy, that is their business, they should ensure though that it is in private.. so if you go up Sulfur Springs at 11 pm, to spy on a homosexual making out, that is your problem…..if you condemn what they are doing, but yet you spy and gossip on them, then you are as guilty….they were being discrete….now because the guys went on national news we are scared and cussing our own policy makers, police and lawyers….why are we like that? We are putting down our own people? Even if it was women, white, black, local or foreign..it is against the law!…move on people, and lets hold our heads high!

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      Well said!

      • Hello
        March 26, 2012

        Well said!

  44. One Stone
    March 24, 2012

    great!!!

  45. AdultEd
    March 24, 2012

    These guys are enjoying their 15 minutes of fame by making a mockery of the Dominica justice system. A lenient approach was taken towards them after violating the Dominican Law.

    • Hmmm
      March 26, 2012

      Should have kept them in jail for months. We let them off easy and they’re up there telling lies. Want to see them trying doing what they did here on US soil.

  46. My 2 Cents
    March 24, 2012

    My Dominica is a very poor country. You all should be very happy if five gay cruises would come into port every day. I know it would help you all tremendously. Stop the gay bashing. It makes all of you look ugly and primitive, like bush people. After all, we are in the year 2012. Most of you all commenting on the topic has experience some sort of gay tendency, either male on male or female on female. Some of your men have poked you all where they not supposed to, so give me a freaking break. Stop the hypocrisy! One more question. If you all are dying of hunger and a gay man or woman buy you a plate of food or give you some money, would you decline or accept? Oh my people, stop making other countries laugh at us for something so petty. Live and let live, I’m sure all who say they saw this PDA got excited in some way or the other. I may not be gay but I’m not backwards either.

    • toma
      March 26, 2012

      YOUR IGNORANCE AMAZES ME

  47. la starr
    March 24, 2012

    Allu dominicans well love the gays. Over 500 comments under the story. Yes I. First time I ever c such

  48. Angel
    March 24, 2012

    Dominica might as well forget tourism because this story has brought more bad press internationally than even the recent crimes against tourists. Even straights won’t want to visit an island where the people behave in such a backward, hateful and mob-like manner.

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      DA WILL DO JUST FINE GOD HAS HAS GOT YOUR BACKS.NO MATTER WHAT THEY DO THIS NOT BUJU AND SHABBA.

  49. ping pong
    March 24, 2012

    Hmmmmm. What happen we die nah? Wayyyyyyy. If you don’t like us or our rules,then hold your distance. We love our cinderella of the caribbean.

  50. Jayson
    March 24, 2012

    The first guys co** was practically slung around the second guys neck!!! I saw everything!!

  51. FED UP DOMINICAN
    March 24, 2012

    I didnot see them (like most I have only read about them). They admitted to indecent exposure, no one tortured them to make that admittance.

    Now they are safely back in the US, they are being treated like celebrities, so they have to play down their actions and make Dominica the bad guys. They are and will continue to mislead by claiming its because they are gay. They’ve had their 15 minutes of fame and loving it,after all no one knows them from Adam, they blended in as just two gay guys. Now they are being chased by the media.

    What really puzzles me, is that they would be so public with what should be behind closed doors. Gay people are so private (the ones I know). Their way of being outrageous in public, is to kiss and pinch bums. Soooooo, was this staged/were they dared. If so by who and for what reason(s)?

    In a few weeks/months, the only ones talking about this will be them.

  52. Andrew
    March 24, 2012

    What a public relations disaster for Dominica. I am very surprised that a country that depends so heavily on tourism could have bungled this situation so bad. Have you seen the press this story has gotten? Nothing good is being said about Dominica or the handling of this situation.

    It is true that the men deserved a fine, but the possibility of 10 years in jail for having gay sex in public is rediculous to say the least. I am not gay but I believe in human rights and dignity for all. I am also against radical religious beliefs including religiously sanctioned homophobia or any phobia against any type of person. They may have deserved a fine, but things need to be kept in perspective.

    Dominican authorities should have intervened in a discrete manner, put these individuals under house arrest in a hotel (at thier expense) pending trial, instead of in a bug infested cell with no water or toilet. They should not have ridiculed them or taunted them, and they should have discouraged the crowds from over reacting. In the end this issue would simply have been a case of improper behavior met with a well deserved fine and an esvort off the island. But instead, this has now resulted in very bad publicity for Dominica.

    Even tourists like myself, who are not gay, will think twice about visiting, because if something so simple can be blown so out of proportion and into such a mess, we can only imagine what would happen if we made a mistake.

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      Hotel? Do you guys in the states put people under arrest at a hotel pending trial? I mean I know for a fact that many who’ve committed a crime in the US will sit in jail for days and after three or four court appearances may get an ankle monitor and placed under house arrest. Have you seen the United States Jails? I’m not talking about their prisons but their actual holding cells. All you need to do is be a public defender or have a relative in there or be in there yourself to experience the filth.

      • M T
        March 25, 2012

        Yes, if the accused is allowed bail and has the financial means to do so.

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        At least we provide the basic necessities of life, food, water and allow for proper hygeine. Prisoners are also protected from being harrassed, especially by those who arrested them. What the authorities did amounts to mental torture. I would have pled guilty to any charge that would have allowed me to pay a fine and get the heck out…who knows how much worse it would have gotten. Furthermore in this country you are innocent until proven guilty…appears not to be the case in Dominica.

    • Anonymous1
      March 26, 2012

      Short boy go do your thing our minds are longer and larger than yours. proud to Be Dominica

  53. dominician in vi
    March 24, 2012

    lol after reading all the comments so for that all i could do is laugh, every thing is inthe hands of the beholder

  54. hart
    March 24, 2012
  55. Phil
    March 24, 2012

    As an American, I have been very troubled to learn that Dominica is such an intolerant and hateful place. I didn’t know much about the island until this week but now I know more than I care to. I will never visit there and will encourage everyone I know to do the same. Good luck living in the past. The world has evolved without you–accepting those who may be different.

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      The world didn’t even know Dominica existed before this mess why do you think you can come here with you righteous attitude pumping your chest out at my people as if you’re better. Hey the state of New Hampshire just repealled the gay marriage bill. Don’t you have work in your own country to do other than blast my peeps?

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      DOMINICA AND THE OTHER CARIBBEAN DON’T NEED YOUR YOUR AND MOST SURLY DON’T NEED YOUR PERVERSION.

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        Then you wont mind with the tourists from America stop visiting…400,000 a year visit Dominica, the majority Americans. Oh year and if you don’t need us how about we pull the financial aid the us provides. Between 2008 and promised through 2013 US will have given Dominica $288 million, the majority of it going to provide for the health and welfare of children. Some of you on these posts really need to stop opening your mouths and inserting your feet. You are making the people of Dominica look even more petty and ignorant by some of these nasty responses.

    • original stupes
      March 25, 2012

      WE ACCEPT YOU BUT NOT YOUR NASTINESS NOT IN OUR COUNTRY THATS ALL. DO YOU NOT HAVE LAWS I YOUR LAND THAT WE ALL MUST ADHERE TO THEN WHATS SO DIFFERENT ABOUT OUR LAWS. GUESS WHAT WE FEAR GOD ALMIGHTY MORE THAN YOUR HUMAN IDIOTIC THREATS. I HOPE THAT YOU CAN ARGUE THAT LIFE STYLE WHEN YOU MEET THE GOD OF ABRAHAM AND MOSES WHO DESTROYED SODOM FOR THAT VERY LIFESTYLE. KEEP YOUR DOLLARS GOD WILL PROVIDE HE WILL NEVER SEE HIS CHILDREN BED BREAD.

      • original stupes
        March 25, 2012

        BEG BREAD.

  56. ann
    March 24, 2012

    Right now, at age 25, with two kids and a boyfriend………………..i find i am so attracted to women.I don’t really look at guys but whenever i see a girl i watch her face,shape and bottom area…….

    Leaves me to wonder is homosexuality really a choice or is it a natral thing?Am i a lesbian?I have never done it but i am bombaded by the feeling every day………..I think i need to consult BELLA!

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      IT IS NOT NATURAL SWEETHEART.

  57. March 24, 2012

    RESPECT IS THE KEY SODOM AND GAMORRAH LIFE STYLE HAS TO BE DEALT WITH.BAD ENOUGH MAN WITH MAN AND STILL WANTS TO BRING IT OUT IN PUBLIC AS IF WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL.THE THING IS WITH THESE PEOPLE THEY HAVE NO SHAME.JUST A BUNCH OF SHAMELESS PEOPLE THAT WHY THE MAGISTRATE CLASSIFY THEM AS VAGABONDS.

  58. tirips
    March 24, 2012

    The truth will never be known. Everyone assumes to know the facts. Fact is they were “charged” with buggery and plead to a lesser charge to get the hell out of such a horrible experience. No evidence, short that someone saw something (and people lie, which there was plenty of reason to do such in this case given the hatred for gays by many on the island). Plenty of people plea to something they did not do in order to get out of situations that could drag on…this made sense…it will not go on their record in the states…this way it is behind them. Fact is the day before the ship arrived there was already a stir on the island because a gay ship was arriving, per the news. Again per the news those disembarking were met by protests, insults and derogatory comments. Shame on Atlantis Cruises for putting their guests in such a situation, they should have spent the day at sea. We will never know the truth of what happened. The one Truth that has come out is that Dominica will go down in the travel books as an intolerant island…go ahead comment and hate away, hide behind how holier you are and how you are a godly island but the facts stand, those representing Dominica have spoken and shown their true colors to the world.

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      Unlike America right? Intolerant to everyone life including their own people’s rights. Wage wars for no good reason. Attack ABortion, gay, womens, minority rights..

      If you ask a Dominican woman about the rights that they’ve over the last 30 years you’d notice that this is a country far ahead of yours my friend. Please save all this pandering for your own country.

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        Stop trying to put words in my mouth. I never said America was tolerant. Although when it comes to Gays we appear to be ahead of the curve there as compared to Dominica.

  59. Francisco Telemaque
    March 24, 2012

    This is for the one who calls himself/herself Peeping Tom!

    You are an idiot, no wonder your name is peeping tom, your name proves that you are a punk!

    Sue who, how can they sue the government you fool?

    They came to our country and broke our sodomy laws, there is no excuse for what they have done, they thought they ware visiting a primitive country, where the people are so backward, and ignorant, that we would let them ” Mr. White man ” violate our laws, and as in the days of slavery the nation would bow, and say yes masser what you did is okay with us as long as you spend your money in our country, it is okay.

    You idiot; you cant even think for a moment that what they did was simply challenging the authority of our of our country.

    The minute they were arrested, the news went international, never before Dominica made it into international news headlines that quick, you are so dumb you cannot see this was something planed, but you are turning on your own self, and country in favor of those people who are demonically possessed came to your country disrespected you, and here you are talking nonsense about suing your government.

    What an idiot you are!

    When one breaks the law in America, the minute you are arrested you automatically loose all of your rights.

    If the police who arrested you is suspicious of some disease or even if they suspect you are drunk, they subject you to an breathalyzer, once you are locked up; just for the hell of it they can order you to take an aids test, or even subject you to submitting to a DNA test, depending on the crime you commit.

    I will tell you this; if during your arrest you are talking and spitting, you will be subjected to having a damn plastic bag placed over your head you see.

    These two people are homosexuals, in a case like this the police in Dominica had the right subjected them to take an aids test to see if they are a danger to our society okay; so shut up you idiot, if they sue the government who’s lost is it?

    Yours mine, and every Dominican.

    Go and find a damn job, or read some books, pay for tutoring to learn to read or something and stop making yourself a damn fool.

    They insulted you me and all of us Dominicans, with their filthy act, Dominica is not Sodom. nor Gomorrah, and the fact that the police did their work in this case, perhaps it has nor registered internationally that no homosexual is going to take our country down to that level.

    People get arrested for Jay walking in America, that is crossing the streets in the wrong place without using the cross walk, never mind having homosexual sex in public!

    Because they are Americans, that does not give them the right to break our laws!

    Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque

    • Nou Nou
      March 25, 2012

      You know Francisco today I must I agree with you.

      People get arrested for indecent exposure when breastfeeding their own child. Like is first time they see breasts. A mother simply doting and feeding her child is subjected to ridicule, the law and dirty looks from women as well. Unbelieveable in Texas a woman had to go in the bathroom to breastfeed her child!

      • Francisco Telemaque
        March 25, 2012

        Women get thrown out of Resturants here in Los Angeles for Berast feeding their baby’s, too never mind if they had done something like these men did.

        Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque

    • M T
      March 25, 2012

      You do not loose all your rights in America the moment you are arrested. You are innocent until proven guilty. You have the right to representation. You have the right to not incriminate your self. You have the right to remain silent. You also have the right to waive your rights.

    • M T
      March 25, 2012

      In Dominica, do you have the right to meet your accuser? In the US, you do. Who did see these guys? What was their testamony? Are they truthful citizens?

    • original stupes
      March 25, 2012

      MR BROTHER WHEN I READ YOUR POST I DONT HAVE TO COMMENT AGASIN BUT I HAD TO JUST TYPE THESE FEW WORDS, THANK YOU FOR TOUR COMMENT. YOU ARE DOMINICAN AND SO I’M I. OUR LAWS MUST BE RESPECTED BY ALL VISITORS AND LOCALS ALIKE THAT IS THAT, NO COMPROMISE.

  60. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    Here is a news broadcast of the situation in america. They put us on the map alright http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIgiWu_ANSU

  61. Me No Likey
    March 24, 2012

    But of course the above comment will be “moderated” out…people with closed minds are terrified of opposing views…

  62. observant
    March 24, 2012

    I pray God’s blessings on Dominica for standing up for Christ. Satan is rampant and getting souls daily. As the Bible says when God comes he will only find a few righteous. Like those who support this type of immorality!

  63. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    The police wanted to examine this guys, for what they want to check these guys PIT TOILET!!!

  64. Florida
    March 24, 2012

    I think the Minister of Tourism should come out and speak especially to CNN because know these men are back on US grounds they are telling lies. They should have been a control damage plan before the news got out. Now we are been criticised and these men are making fame for their selves.

    Next time they will pay for their tongue. We Dominicans are trying to protect them because of the tourism and here they are still back latching out at us. In the court they even lied, because they were told to say these things by their lawyer. These GAY MEN don’t care about Dominica, is all about GAY SEX,SEX and more sex, drinking,music and having fun. You should see them in the Malls, women don’t even behave like them.
    These GAY MEN should be serving time in Jail for breaking the sodomy laws of our country! instead of laughing at us!!
    MONEY is not all and is not everything that glitters is not gold.
    You break the law you have to pay the price, no one should be having sex publicly. Stay in your cabin, hotel, motel, apt., house or hold off.

    held in jail for 19 hours in inhumane conditions. “No light, no water, no toilet,” You hear lies, that is lies. Some Dominicans are still trying to protect them. You think they would keep their tongue between their teeth but the best thing to do is bash us. We do not have a 5-Star Cell or Jail.

  65. March 24, 2012

    I`m a proud Dominican plus i`m a woman and i only deal with my husband no women . i will let u all know Gay people are the nices people on this planet if gays were ruling this earth we would have no wars no hungry people cuz gay people are all about love. So u people stop being GOD

  66. D/A parentareabusers
    March 24, 2012

    aka tiny :wink:

    ok i have to make a correction…..i do not know what Dominica holding cells look like….i have never been to one…i assumed there are at least 5 cells side by side and i assumed these cells were occupied by other criminals on that night …. i assumed these criminals were the ones who did the taunting….but on second thought ….it could also mean that the police were the ones who did the “alleged taunting”…….it is not clear

    • D/A parentareabusers
      March 24, 2012

      ans i aSSumed it was other criminals doing the taunting at at first because…..well..the police officers taunting these guys? :(

      • Nou Nou
        March 25, 2012

        The American law enforcement are notorious for taunting. I sure hart and mayer may well be aware as one of them was a cop himself. That’s what police do to intimidate people. All you got to do is watch your cop shows to see all the taunting your po po does. Stop acting like you better than Dominicans because you on the big land!

    • original stupes
      March 25, 2012

      BELIEVE WHAT YOU WNAT TURN ON THE POLICE AND DONT DEAL WITH THE DISREDOPECT FROM THESE HOMOS, SAME ON YOU. SO YOU THINK THAT THE POLCIE WOULD SPEND TIME TAUNTING THESE MEN IN THE CELLS, WHAT A JOKE. WHAT NEXT A MOTION PICTURE, THEY HAVE GOTTEN YOUR ATTENTION, BUT HAVE THEY TOLD YOU WHAT THEY WERE ACTUALLY DOING ON THAT SHIP’S BALCONY. I GUESS IT WOULD BE FINE FOR YOUR KIDS TO SPEND A WEEKEND WITH THESE MEN. FOOL.

  67. WHAT A SHAME
    March 24, 2012

    i am not gay..neither am i in support of gays n what they do..i am a woman so i would ppreciate that all men dont look d other way..but i express sympathy to these guys..i o dominicans are so close minded..I mean wat happened was wrong but it could have been handled differently..and we Dominicans want tourist at our shores? chupps

  68. me
    March 24, 2012

    IF OUR MINISTER OF TOURISM WAS LLOYD PASCAL LONG HE WOULD TELL THESE GUYS GO TO HELL. BRING BACK LLOYD

  69. Law and order
    March 24, 2012

    There are a lot of other articles, relating to more important issues affecting Dominica,no comment. Dominicans are just displaying the level of their minds. You all are slowly losing your island to the United Nations, and the world Bank and you dont realise it, but you are there talking about a God you definetly dont represent, and sexual acts which happen on a boat, not in the streets of Roseau.

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      It happened on Dominica’s municipal plane and it is unlawful. Unless the laws have changed we have no choice but to respect them!!!

  70. faceup
    March 24, 2012

    I KNOW ONE THING FOR SURE, I WOULD RATHER SEE GAY DOLLARS THAN COCAINE DOLLARS, COCAINE IS KILLING OUR PEOPLE, AND NO BIG DEAL,PARO THIS AND PARO THAT, GIVE ME A BREAK !!!

    • Anonymous
      March 26, 2012

      THEY ARE BOTH EQUALLY EVIL AND SERVES NO GOOD PURPOSE BUT TO ENSLAVE THE MASSES TO STEAL OUR LANDS.

  71. Aye Dominique
    March 24, 2012

    It’s amazing that the Discover Dominica Authority is silent on this matter, the Minister for Tourism is silent on this matter.

    We have other countries like Barbados, Jamaica, etc saying that they do not want the cruise ships to come to their shore, but since we are so desperate we accept anything. Tourism means more to countries like Barbados, than they would ever mean to us, so why has Barbados stood their ground?

    Employees are being paid huge dollars at Discover Dominica Authority. Some barely have cxc’s and are getting paid more than medical officers on the island. Is that what we’re paying these exorbitant salaries for?

    They need to find ways of improving tourism on the island and stop digging in the trash of the other islands.

    Government needs to find well trained persons who knows what they are about to develop this tourism business in Dominica. Unless this happens, we will be seeing a repeat of things like that and much more in the future.

  72. faceup
    March 24, 2012

    I hate the ignorance, the vemon,the hate , the bigotry, thats so true, WORDS IN COMMON PARADISE AND STONEAGE THINKING !!!

  73. Omugabe
    March 24, 2012

    The mindset of the criminal colonialists is that Mother Nature should be ignored, and cultures of the planet should be just one.

    And guess what; the criminal europeans are to be the ones to decide that one culture for the entire planet.

    So if europeans are into stirring the filth of others, then the rest of the planet should bend over and accept that culture of nastiness as a so-called ‘human right’.

    Well the wiser and more mature peoples of the planet have ALWAYS known such deviant and perverted behavior, as filth-stirring, to be a HUMAN WRONG!
    And they aren’t going to bend to the pale homosexual perverts.

    Mother Nature designed the planet specifically for multiple cultures.

    If one leaves his indigenous space, then one MUST BE prepared to adjust and accommodate to a cultural change, in the same way that any wise traveler would adjust and accommodate to the different climatic conditions around the planet.

    Stir filth in European countries if you are that lost, ignorant and deluded.
    However, but keep the decadence in European countries.
    Otherwise a rude awakening WILL ALWAYS await abroad.

    After all, EVERY OTHER PEOPLE on the planet have and expectation to adjust to a new culture when they travel abroad?
    So who died and make europeans masters of the planet? Such ignorance, arrogance and delusion are always going to be rebuffed!

  74. Heart
    March 24, 2012

    Why are so many people pretending that this is the first gay cruise? While I do not condone homosexual behaviour I am not God and judgement belongs to him. I would like however, to contend that it is not the homosexuals which caused the stir, it was the fact that these two men conducted the act publicly. Dominica has homosexuals. If we didn’t why would Black Diamond sing one of 2012’s most popular calypsos “Pit Toilet”? We need to be less hypocritical and stop pretending that this behaviour is not silently condoned in Dominica.Is it because many of the homosexuals are in high places that we only remember it is a crime when a gay ship comes to Dominica? I want to ask one question and rest my case. Aren’t places like sulphur spring and most of our beaches considered public? So when some of our men are caught in hot water under the cover of darkness with their male partners this is not public misconduct too? Dominicans we need to be less hypocritical and condemn all homosexual activity. Permit me one last question. I wonder, had it been two women would our male public react the way they did? Just asking.

    • Pan African Muslim
      March 24, 2012

      Interesting points raised. To address some of your questions, if two men are caught “under the cover of darkness” it means they intended to hide. This is the intent of the law. Secondly, it would be impossible to condemn two men of buggery under the cover of darkness because you would have to witness anal penetration. Thus this issue is invalid.

      Secondly, you are right, the Dominican particularly male audience would be turned on by two females having sex but all these activities as you mentioned should not be tolerated because whether bi, straight or gay these forms of heavy petting whilst being completely naked is absolutely unlawful.

      Thus I wouldn’t give you a thumbs down because you raised some interesting questions. In fact I give you a thumbs up for raising them.

    • forreal
      March 24, 2012

      what are you really getting at,the voice of the people,is the voice of judgement from god,what has happened here is much bigger than you,this happened for a reason,a lesson from god,this is the work and judgement of god by god,everything in life has it’s purpose,find it’s reason,in every season,the people who spoke out,spoke out involuntarily,because god made them do so.

    • Truth Seeker
      March 24, 2012

      Permit us to respond in this way to your questions. Regardless to the perception of turning a blind eye to like behavior (if what you assert is true) when observed. In Dominica, public indecent exposure and sodomy is still against the law. We all know (not that we agree) that the law is selective in who it pursues and how it is enforced. Yet the law is the law until it is repealed.

      By all accounts the gentlemen at question broke the law. They were duly adjudicated. Book closed.

    • March 25, 2012

      At no cost is this behavior condoned in Dominica. Whenever you come across those homosexual activities by the beach and other public places you should report it to the police.
      I have never seen that live.

  75. Ka
    March 24, 2012

    These two guys just want people to have sympathy for them..they know quite clear it’s not their sexual orientation that get them arrested, it’s their sexual acts in public..
    These two men just need to get over it and go their merry way!!! Its not because thy are from the United States, they think they can just cone to DA and do as they pleased..We have laws just like the US.
    Anyway guys thanks for putting DA on the map!! This could be a blessing in disguise!! lol..

    • Ice
      March 24, 2012

      @ KA I agree 100% with you on that. Does the rest of the Dominican public know what the US does
      to immigrants if they break the law ? Yes in most cases they deport them but do you know what they do to our people in those jails before they deport them ? And no folks this is not going to hurt tourism for Dominica Hell No !

    • T. Winston
      March 24, 2012

      I think if we’re honest we know their sexual orientation had a part to play.

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        “SO WHAT” MAJORITY RULES!

  76. SnowBlack
    March 24, 2012

    The experience of seeing them slanging their peen around in public in broad day light was just as “horrible” for us Dominicans.

    • JUSTICE
      March 24, 2012

      You Saw it? I went down to the bay front to see if I could see any activity on the boat and without binoculars could not see if someone was naked or not. Show me the pictures. Some of you too damn LIE

      • snowblack
        March 24, 2012

        I was speaking in general terms..not literally in terms of me seeing it myself ….Have you seen your brain??…show me the pictures. I rest my case.

      • Setup
        March 24, 2012

        You comment as though you are displeased with the legal action taken….. Are you gay or something?
        The men know that this is wrong, they could have done their thing in the privacy of their bedroom. It is one thing with many Dominicans, is that they always seem to sympathise with foreigners, but when it comes to their fellowmen they walk on them like dirt. Think before you comment. There are many things that we don’t see, but we still believe it, and spread the story too. :-|

      • a girl
        March 24, 2012

        its ppl like u who will settle for anything! smh

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        Well maybe you need your eyes checked, because one could clearly see the balconies from the bay front.

      • Mampee Batty Rydah
        March 25, 2012

        All lies!! I was there on the bayfeont and saw the whole thing.. Give me a break u didt need no focal lenses to see that crap.. I would like to see u go merica and disrespect their laws no matter how silly they may be.. Example it is illegal in new York to do perform sock puppets outside a window facing the street. That’s jail time.. A silly law but u have to respect ppl law when u visit their countries shait man.

    • YAA..
      March 24, 2012

      Good comment….

    • tirips
      March 24, 2012

      You were there? You saw it? Were you also one of the folks on the docks protesting, making derogatory comments to those getting off who were not breaking the law? Before this story even broke the news was talking about how upset some in Dominica were about the ship docking, they reported on the less that welcome attitude that was present on the docks…then suddenly this happens…seems the authorities found a way to appease the upset community.

    • Anonymous
      March 24, 2012

      Who every you are you are just many of the hyopcrites. Children are having sex in public and Dominica is filled with homosexuals and you know it

  77. G backstroM
    March 24, 2012

    Dominica is obviously a very primitive and hostile place. This type of gay bashing is unspeakable and unChristian. I hope the bigots of Dominica are humiliated by their hateful ways.

    • Choice
      March 24, 2012

      @ GbackstroM

      U know very well that the men were charged for breaking the law and not for being gay. Being bigoted is one thing but being a maliocious lar is worst.

      At this rate gay people should be allowed to commit any crime and then used thier gay orientation as a for mof diplomatic immunity to disgracefully escape prosecution.

      Many thousands of decent gays come her every year and none have ever been arrested. Now 2 disgraceful actors came and deliberated exposed themselves and had sex publicly infront of men, women and children and u want them to get away scot free.

    • show me the money
      March 24, 2012

      I dont think any one hate them as people, GOD never say men and men some of us like to justify GOD IS LOVE but at the same time he hate ugliness men on men GOD is our creator he create man and give woman as a mate.

    • Setup
      March 24, 2012

      What is your sexual preference???????????????????? You seem to be taking this personally. Did someone touch a nerve? UNCHRISTIAN??? PRIMITIVE???? Leviticus 18:22 Do not lie with a man as one who lies with a woman, it is detestable. Leviticus 20:13 If a man lies with a woman as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death, their blood will be on their heads. How UNCHRISTIAN AND PRIMITIVE is the Bible?

    • a girl
      March 24, 2012

      stupes! u irritate me!

    • Clueless
      March 24, 2012

      You have no right for you to speak anything about being christian while you support such behavior. God is not a man like you, neither does he excuse or tolerate sin. Forgive Yes, Excuse NO!

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      While I don’t condone the negative response, I have to say that I hope you think that the men’s actions are just as shameful

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        God Made Adam And Eve Not Steve.

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      is it because you like it up your backside?

  78. Ellen Evaline Paul
    March 24, 2012

    What rubbish. Why aren’t the people involved in the tourism industry speaking out? After all, tourism is every body’s business!! So why the silence from the minister of tourism and the officials from Discovery Dominica and the local tour organisers. The world out there is asking what really happen and suddenly our Tourism officials are silent. hmm. I hope this is a lesson for all who thinks that because we are begging for crumbs they can come on our island and do what they want. To the outside reporters I say SHAME ON YOU. Gay cruises have docked our islands before, have you ever heard of anyone being arrested? NO!! so it’s very pathetic that you guys will listen and air the nonsensical garbbage and reasoning of the two men who showed gross disrespect to our country’s law and it’s people. To the people who were on the bayfront hurling insulting words to the men i say this was unnecessary. The men’s behaviour may have been a contributing factor to their behavior. Generally we are a bunch of friendly people. God bless Dominica. I am Dominica, Are you?

    • JUSTICE
      March 24, 2012

      After this I can Never be Dominican! HYPOCRISY.
      How many men have how many girlfriends outside of marriage isn’t their something in the bible about how wrong that is. We all are sinners. judge lest not you be judged.

      • observant
        March 24, 2012

        You do not even understand what that means in the Bible! Plus you just judged people as hypocrites. Just say you gay and finish with that. I want you to lose that lame excuse in Jesus’s face!

      • dicky
        March 24, 2012

        To Justice: what you doing is judging people. Who else can you be. You can become a citizen of another country only on paper but as long as you were born in Dominica you will always be Dominican. So think before you post something that is senseless

      • meemee
        March 24, 2012

        well my dear; if u are no longer dominican! GO TO CALIFORNIA AND MEET THEM!! stupesssssssssssssssssssssssss!

      • Not a herd follower
        March 24, 2012

        this is not about punishing people because they are gay. It’s about what’s appropriate in public. Even in California, these men would have been punished for what they did.

      • March 24, 2012

        Well said as those hypocritical Dominiche’ choose the sins that they want to condemn and conveniently forget the others.

        How ridiculously primitive in their thoughts and I pity them.

        Dominiche’ pretend to be evolved and progressive but their method of handling diversity and equality is nothing but a laughable joke and a pantomime at best.

      • March 25, 2012

        Some people seem to be confusing bible and laws. Goverment make laws and the church preach the bible.
        Having sex with your kind is against the law, so to is having sexs with a ramgoat,cock, bull, or any animal. They are both in the same category. Man came form the womb of a woman, not from a man or an animal. Soon some people will be fighting to legalise beastiality. Cannot make wrong right. Think about that!

    • tirips
      March 24, 2012

      Ellen I travel often and spoke with my agent the other day about this. Unfortunately there are already ramifications in the industry. I am Gay, but when traveling don’t announce it. I do avoid places that may not be safe for me, but because a country has archaic laws does not mean it is unsafe for Gays. However, when you have members of a country insulting visitors, as occurred in Dominica, when they make a big deal out of an arrest, line the streets and parade them around…the message is to people like me…STAY AWAY. I travel to enjoy myself, not to have to look over my back constantly or choose what I disclose about my self carefully and I dare say Dominica has become one of those places I would have to be too cautious to enjoy…and my agent along with others agree. Unfortunately I suspect a large number of your visitors are Americans whose views on Gays have changed…many are supportive and this has been big news in America. Unfortunately Dominica’s largest commodity, tourism, will feel the impact of the actions of a few.

      • tirips
        March 24, 2012

        Ellen, one more thing to add. Nearly 1/2 million visitors a year come to Dominica…the majority American. Between 2008 and projected through the year 2013 we will have provided financial aid in the amount of $288 million, the majority of it for health programs, especially those focusing on the children of Dominica. I am not saying American’s should be able to flaunt the laws…and I have serious doubts as to what really took place given the dislike towards Gays as was made clear before the ship even docked. But I would think a country who depends so heavily on the American tourist industry and American financial aid would have considered handling such a matter much differently. There will be fall out.

        • Anonymous
          March 26, 2012

          SHABBA AND BUJU DID NOT DO TOO BAD, AFTER THEY WERE BOYCOTTED FOR EXPRESSING THEIR OPINIONS BY THESE SAME FAGGOTS DOMINICA WILL BE ALRIGHT ,I AM SURE PAT ROBINSON WILL LOVE DOMINICA FOR THEIR STANCE EVEN THOUGH I DON’T ALWAYS AGREE WITH HIM ON MOST THINGS.

    • Setup
      March 24, 2012

      Ellen I agree with most of what you said, but leave the politics out ot it….The minister has nothing to do with that. Everybody have their department to do their work, the police have done their work, so why should the minister say anything,let the police do their work, we must not let everything that happens be the business of the politicians. They have their jobs to do and we have our lives to live, without the politicians always getting into everything that is not really their business.

      • Dominique
        March 25, 2012

        Tirips, You are so right. I am Dominican, an avid international traveler, and ashamed to say that I will no longer be promoting Dominica to friends, on national television in the US, or through social media as I have done relentlessly for the past few years. I did not realize that Dominica was such a primitive country with such primitive ways of “conducting business”.
        In most of the countries that I have visited, Dominica is scores high on my list of most “immoral country”. Many Dominicans have children out of wedlock, quite a few of them are married and find it a normal lifestyle to commit adultery. There is a high incident of rape and incest on the island, so why are they pretending to be the most righteous country, when they are all so guilty of SINS, that many including myself frown on. They have all become desensitized to their lifestyle, and who are we to judge.

        What they did not realize was that these gay people have friends, parents, sisters brothers, and others who they will gladly talk negatively about Dominica to all who will listen after being treated like animals. One of the things about gay men that resonates strongly with me is that they are scorned like women, with the power of men. The tourism industry better line up some great PR firms (hopefully not headed by gays) to see how they can try to remedy this situation, because the backlash, boycott and bad press is here to stay. So sorry Dominica, now get back to farming your banana fields. :lol:

    • original stupes
      March 25, 2012

      WHY DO THERY HAVE TO SPEAK OUT THE LAW WAS UPHELD BY THE COURT THE MINSTER OF TOURISM HAS NOTHING TO SAY. DO YOU HEAR OBAMA SAY ANYTHING WHEN A DOMINICAN IS DEPORTED. STOP LOWERING YOURSELVES TO MENTAL CHAINS.

  79. D/A parentareabusers
    March 24, 2012

    chanting at these men…alas….why don’t they go chanting after all criminals…..so if gay guys in Dominica were to start holding hands in public…are they going to be bullied and harassed..like this

    • T. Winston
      March 24, 2012

      Dominicans tend to rally around most criminals. where have you been? didn’t you see the amount of people around the peeps who killed their bro. what about issa alleyne he had to flee the country after they threw out his case ******************and justice needed to be served. but i’m sure he can return now since most have forgotten. In any case this was a disaster from a PR standpoint and the police couldn’t have handled this situation much worse. We aren’t exactly gay tollerant here but we’re not Jamaica who chases after them with cutlasses/machetes either. If you act reserved your pretty much safe from anything on any public street on the island.

      • D/A parentareabusers
        March 24, 2012

        but it seems like they were being harassed in the cell too by other cell inmates who were close by… at least that’s what i understand…couldn’t the police have done something then

        they were taunted all night long….by criminals….by lowlife criminals…..the police encouraged it ….

      • T. Winston
        March 24, 2012

        I ask you to go to an american prison and see if they’d separate you from the other inmates. We’ve all know that there’s always some a-hole in the cell who want’s to show he’s the biggest dog in the yard. the weak looking ones will always be picked on. Don’t do the crime and you won’t end up there. The police have no responsibility to make a prison stay seem luxurious… The police did their jobs because at the end of the day for an “anti-gay” “negroe-island” “small-minded” “pagan society” “low class” “hateful” “bigot” country like Dominica. These men left the country without a scratch. They were never touched inapropriately, never sodomized and never harmed. yes they were scared and I’m sorry for that. Sincerely I am. However the things I’ve read that have been said are hard to stomach from people who are asking for acceptance. If you want acceptance the best way isn’t to degrade the people you want to accept that. I would like the first gay activists to have taken that approach in the states when they just started asking for gay rights. I guarantee you he’d have probably been lynched like black people or at the very least… shot like Trayvon Martin was.

      • Dominican Gay
        March 24, 2012

        Where as Dominica may not be as bad as Jamaica but there is still sufficient harassment and discrimination dished out to known or suspected gay people on the island to warrant concern.

      • What!!!!!???
        March 25, 2012

        guess what….even the police were all going to have a look at the guys, the men were treated like they had just landed from Mars….pathetic

      • D/A parentareabusers
        March 25, 2012

        ok T Winston …i understand what you are saying but were these guys in prison?…i thought they were in a holding cells which i think house less then teen people….a holding cell somewhere in the police station….i might be wrong…

      • T. Winston
        March 26, 2012

        They were in holding cells
        aka police station prison
        However the condition of those cells are deplorable but stockfarm prison is worse.

    • dicky
      March 24, 2012

      According to the bible the union should be between a man and a woman. I think you should read your bible as often as you can. They went against the laws of the island and they should suffer the consequences. Look up the meaning of being bullied and harassed or any other word before thinking of posting comments.

    • Friday
      March 25, 2012

      Totally agree. D/ca need to step up!!! The gay plp will at least spend the cash and bring much needed income to D/ca.

  80. watching
    March 24, 2012

    these men so used to doing there stuff publicly that they are amzed at d/cans reaction..oh dear lLord have mercy. the way that seems right to a man leads to destruction. to them that exposure os nothing and to the country and others who follow. So proud of DOmincans for this move

    • Ice
      March 24, 2012

      They are not used to doing this **** in public. They can’t do this in America. They wanted to see how far they could go because we so primitive and backward and we are hungry so we are dying for tourism. We are used to turning a blind eye if its going to affect our daily bread and butter.

    • tirips
      March 24, 2012

      What an ignorant comment…”these men”…making assumption about a group of people because they are gay. That is the ignorance we have fought for years in America and finally this county has become enlightened enough to realize it is nothing more than lies created by those that are intolerant and bigoted.

    • meemee
      March 24, 2012

      hahahaaaa! i loooove that!

  81. Morihei Ueshiba
    March 24, 2012

    :cry: 600 Add comments on the Gay arrest, 0 on the response about Dominica. Serve u all right too Stupid.
    Now, let us see how this will affect our tourism product.

    • Ice
      March 24, 2012

      You have a lot of time on your hands :mrgreen:

    • realist
      March 24, 2012

      So its okay to put a juvinile in jail for smoking one marijuana cigarette but it is bad to charge 2 grown middle age men for deliberate indecent exposure. What double standards and hypocrisy.

      Respect is better than patronization. God is greater than any gay boat. There are many sources of money in this world apart from handouts from criminals and sickos

  82. FACEUP
    March 24, 2012

    So i am loving it,it only took one man to light up in the Middle East to bring about the Arab spring, it will only take two gay men to bring some exposure to Dominica and the system of Governmentthat prevails there, it wont be long before diferent human rights organizations in the U.S weigh in on this ….

    • observant
      March 24, 2012

      Faceup to your weakness and ask them to take you with them for a threesome. The US is not God. Fool!

    • tirips
      March 24, 2012

      Amnesty International already released a report in October 2011 documenting the autrocities of the Dominica police who tend to be trigger happy and the large amount of deaths attributed to them. Seems two men exposing themselves are the least of the Dominica’s worries…especially when being arrested by the same corrupt police that are subject of AI’s report…at least they didn’t shoot them on sight.

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        THEY ARE CORRUPTING OUR BLACK CHILDREN WITH PERVERTED AGENDA WE DON’T THEIR SICKNESS OVER HERE.

      • tirips
        March 27, 2012

        Yes Anonymous…Dominica is first on out Gay Agenda…NEXT?….the WORLD!!!!!!! MUHAUAHUAHUAHUA!!!!!!!!

    • March 24, 2012

      Absolute nonsense, as nobody is currently talking about nor discussing your political views on the government, but instead the subject has to do with “diversity and Dominica’s tolerance or lack there of.

      Surely you Dominiche’ can have educated and unbiased discussion on subjects, without walking down the party political lane, which is a sign of an evolved, progressive society.

      On the subject of “Arab Spring”, once again is totally not in the right context here, as first and foremost if your country were a dictatorship as you so ridiculously eluded to, then you certainly wouldn’t have the freedom to speak or comment on anything, especially the subject of homosexuality on a blog such as this.

      Hence you your country isn’t a dictatorship and you know it, I know it, and so do the United Nations and international community.

      Now get back in your box and stick to the topic.

  83. One Love
    March 24, 2012

    8-O 8-O

  84. Just Saying
    March 24, 2012

    Dear Mr. Mayer and Mr. Hart:
    I am not sure what you were expecting during your detainment, but imprisonment does not mean Club Med. I am not judging you, but I will say that your actions were deplorable. You gentlemen demonstrated symptoms of exhibitionism and were blatantly disrespectful to yourself, your fellow cruisers and the entire Dominican nation. I don’t care if you are gay, straight or bi-sexual, all sexual activities such as the acts you displayed so freely should be conducted behind closed doors. Know that if you were a heterosexual couple you would have met the same fate, and for the same reasons, so please don’t make this about discrimination because of your sexual orientation. Instead of trying to garner sympathy, you should man up to your mistake and issue an apology to the people of Dominica.

    • Ka
      March 24, 2012

      AMEN!!! I support u 100%.. great comments!!
      They just want people to have sympathy for them!!Engaging in sexual acts regardless of your sexual orientation is just simply WRONG!!This will be a lesson learnt for them..Abide by the laws of the land.. It might b normal in the States but it’s against the law in DA..Maybe they were not aware of the laws here, but this incident might help them control their sexual acts whenever they visit a foreign land..

      • March 24, 2012

        For your information, any blatant sexual acts in public are NOT OK in The United States. Whether they be gay people or heterosexual. And, by the way, have you been to Carnival lately? The only thing different about “that” action, is clothes … otherwise, it’s sex in public – but it’s called “Culture” in Dominica and not only is it acceptable, it’s encouraged (even for children)!!! For a country that views sex as a competitive sport, I find the outrage out of place.

      • March 25, 2012

        This Crap Is Not Acceptable Not Even In The US.

    • JUSTICE
      March 24, 2012

      Have you seen a picture, Proof? They show dead people laying on the highway, so why not show the naked men so we can all be angry.

      • stups
        March 24, 2012

        Why on earth would would the picture. Use your common sense.

      • realist
        March 24, 2012

        Have u seen pictures of saddams weapons of mass distruction? Yet u went to war and crippled this nation for 100 years.

        The men were brought to court and charged accordingly and appropriate witnesses did thier job. In this present time of photoshoping a picture is no longer worth a 1000 words.

      • Setup
        March 24, 2012

        Change your name to injustice or something to that order PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You are just not making any sense.

      • original stupes
        March 24, 2012

        they pleaded GUILTY that means they acknwoledge that they was indeed engaging in public sexual activity so why would you ask for photos of them in the act, did you want them frozen in tha act until the police arrived to photograph them? just asking as your comment seem so foolish.

    • tirips
      March 24, 2012

      Where’s the proof of what really happened…you are making assumptions…and after being put into such inhuman conditions, being paraded around, threatened/insulted…essentially tortured at the hands of the authorities I don’t blame them for pleading this…I would have admitted to a crime I did not commit if it meant paying out some cash and getting the hell out of there…my well being is much more important than being right, especially when you are in a hostile country. No one owes anybody an apology. What we do owe the County of Dominica and Mr. Mayer and Mr. Hart is a big THANK YOU for shedding light on this so as others can avoid the island and not fall into the same situation.

    • sunshine
      March 24, 2012

      Quite rightly said!

    • Dominican Gay
      March 24, 2012

      I agree with your comment.

    • Clueless
      March 24, 2012

      Well Said!

  85. f
    March 24, 2012

    gay men :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:

  86. FACEUP
    March 24, 2012

    I AM SO VERY, VERY, PIST AT MY COUNTRY MEN BEHAVIOR TOWARDS GAY VISITORS TO MY ISLAND, I AM WANDERING, WHEN WILL WE GROW UP?. MY QUESTION IS, WILL FAMILY AND FREINDS OF GAY PEOPLE FROM THE WORLD VISIT DOMINICA???

    • Anonymous
      March 24, 2012

      dominica people have to grow up they think too little.it is wrong but all sin is sin so why act like is the first time.you all are killing dominica ok the world is coroppted so why treat a stranger that way shame on you gys.they were on the boat ok grow up dominican

    • observant
      March 24, 2012

      Too foolish. Is that even a concern?

    • tirips
      March 24, 2012

      Faceup…looks like from all the thumbs down you are getting the people of Dominica are making it very clear they are not ready to grow up and let go of their bigoted and ignorant ways.

    • Setup
      March 24, 2012

      What are you really pissed at? Are you….. also? You are wandering or wondering. ‘Will family and friends visit our Dominica?’ ‘How are we treating gay people in Dominica?’ Have you ever heard of gay people being arrested in Dominica? You must think again. One of the reason why crime is so high in this world, is because people keep making excuses when something wrong is done, knowing fully well that it is wrong, but as long as it is their friend or family, it is OK for them. The wages of sin is death. We all commit sin, but we still expect to go to heaven when we die. STOP supporting this public display of sodomy, it is detestable, read your Bible, if you have one.

    • original stupes
      March 24, 2012

      they are welcomed to Domininca BUT they must respect our laws thats all, we are a country of laws and no one can disrespaect our laws and go free. DO YOU EXPECT OUR KIDS TO VIEW GAYS IN ACTION WHEN THEY VISIT DOMINICA? JUST ASKING. I PREFER PLEASING THE GOD OF THE UNIVERSE THAN MAN SO IF THEIR INTENTION IS TO CONDUCT THEMSLEVS IN SUCH A MANNER THEN DO NOT COME HERE, PAW VINI! THEIR MONEY CANNOT BUY SALVATION! BE GAY BUT RESPECT THE LAWS OF DA.

    • March 24, 2012

      just saying ..thousand thumps up to your comment…some dominicans still talking nonesense to help discriminate our laws.yo paka comprend..

    • Clueless
      March 24, 2012

      There actually more important things in life, than money. As the saying goes”A good name is better to be chosen than great riches.”

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        Unfortunately People Today Seem To Worship The Mighty Dollar.

    • March 24, 2012

      you should not be pist at your country men because the gay guys were prosecuted for indicent exposure I am Dominican by birth who lives in the US and if that had happen here they would also be prosecited for indecent exposure evryone needs to respect the laws gays as well as straight

    • meemee
      March 24, 2012

      who cares if they do not come! ARE THEY GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous
      March 25, 2012

      why was this hidden….

  87. jahyout
    March 24, 2012

    All you should say thanks Jah they did not give all you the full charges.You all just think that you can come to the Caribbean and do as you all please….

  88. Ambassador B 4 bug
    March 24, 2012

    Yelle’ yella bondieu mi L’homme ca bat l’homme jourdhui. That’s an OLd calypso from the mid 70’s and appropriate for 2012Just this year we had one on he does bug her.This topic in calypso is always a hit maker.

  89. Hart and Mayer
    March 24, 2012

    Ridiculous- error corrected as some idiot name Elliot will jump on that.

  90. Hart and Mayer
    March 24, 2012

    Our Liar/lawyer tried defending us with the most absurd, rediculous, illogical, comical and uneducated statement ever presented in a court of law.If that’s a representative of defense on the Commonwealth of Dominica Heaven and Hell help the citizenery.
    Hart & Mayer

    • T. Winston
      March 24, 2012

      If you’re really hart and mayer, you have alot of brass. Bernadette may be alot of things but she’s 10 times more educated than you are. The woman holds a Masters Degree from London for you information. That’s a personal friend of mine. What irks me is that these people talk about equality and instead of trying to change things all their comments are hateful slurs filled with degrading terms laced with malice. Gays want rights and understanding yet come to a country break the law (regardless whether you think it’s primitive or not, America used to have the same laws and in some states still do.), and then when punished decide it best to degrade those who punished you. What big men you are. As for the jail situation… you’re not special everyone in the country has to go there when they commit a crime that isn’t anti gay that’s poverty so get used to it. we don’t have a 5 star hotel for a prison. The police were misguided in allowing dozens of people to obviously come look at you and the magistrate was unprofessional in her closing comments. However fighting “underdeveloped” by being biased only serves to strengthen the logic that you don’t deserve leniency. I mean we don’t have a train station or even an international airport yet while the US had all these things they were still anti gay. You don’t complain about the conditions we are in, the poverty, lack of jobs, political divide or even or lack of proper medical facilities. Yet because you were charged with a crime (and if this were a witch hunt you would still be here facing more charges spending more money), You think the best thing to do is bash the country and expect improvement… I pity you

      • March 25, 2012

        Bravo To Dominicans This St Lucian Supports You 100%
        Dominica Unlike St Lucia Stands Up Against Perversion.

    • Pan African Muslim
      March 24, 2012

      What does that say about you hiring her to defend you Hart & Mayer?

      What defense would you have used? You both were not exposed it was a body painting painted on both of you that that you both appeared naked?

      In my view, if there were more than 4 witnesses who saw actual sexual penetration in public and it was medically proven then you should have gotten the full extent of the law. If it was heavy petting then you both should have been charged a higher fee. I would charge both of you US$10,000 each. I think the judge was too lenient.

      Lastly, I hope both will learn a lesson thus respect the jurisdiction of other countries. You or your family and friends do not have to come to Dominica. You will surely not be missed! God will replace people like you who bring nothing but disgrace to our shores.

    • JUSTICE
      March 24, 2012

      The same lawyer that is trying to get bail for men who robbed the credit union saying he hope the court not being Punitive in not giving them bail?

    • observant
      March 24, 2012

      You rude and out of place to type Heaven in your satanic comment!

    • Nou Nou
      March 24, 2012

      Well if this is Hart and Mayer this is the only truth they’ve told since they were released after commiting their crimes. The defense she gave them was realy crazy. They were enchanted by water and beautiful scenery blah blah. mmmmm yeah it was stupid defense.

      • T. Winston
        March 26, 2012

        She had to distract from the obvious perverted nature of their crime by painting them as nothing more than impressionable children who just acted rather than a premeditated to the country. By making those statements she likened them to people accustomed to country life who go to new york for the first time and are astonished that skyscrapers exist. It’s a useful ploy.

    • say sa meme
      March 24, 2012

      Maybe the reason why the statements by your lawyer were absurd, ridiculous illogical etc. is because they could not find any other way to defend you all since you all were clearly guilty of the charges, and don’t forget that your charged were reduced to indecent exposure. You should consider yourself lucky, because the Dominican justice system was in your favor before you even went to court. When I travel to other countries, even when I am in transit, I am informed of what can and cannot and will NOT be accepted in other islands and countries. I have no choice but to abide, if I do not want to find myself in trouble with the law. I could not take part in any type of sexual activity with my husband in public, anywhere in the USA, or the world for that matter, and think that I would not be arrested. We are a country just like any other part of the world and we have the right to enforce our laws. We, Dominicans welcome all tourists, we just ask that everyone acts within the law, and there will be no problem.

    • original stupes
      March 24, 2012

      Gentlemen, I hope that you are who you say you are just in case that its really you. We do not hate Gays, we dont judge you for your sins thats God’s Job. You do not have the right to come to my country and expose your sinful abomination. Thats unaceptable.What would you have liked your attorney to say in your defense that the two of you were just walking to the pool and you bounced each other on the way or better yet use the example of a Dominican who told the court that a Cow reversed on him and their sexual organs met quite by accident. Listen and listen well, we are a small developing country BUT we have principles that are not for sale or compromise. There was no way you could have explained your situation better but you now hitting your defense attorney. YOU HAD NO DEFENSE YET OUR LAWS AFFORDED YOU TWO THE LUXURY OF ONE OF OUR BRIGHTNESS LAWYERS. Please understand this, the Commonwealth of Dominica WILL NEVER compromise on its laws against homomsexuality and if you wish to go to hell enjoying this act then do so but when you come here dont do your nastiness here. the same laws aplly to locals who are gay, same treatment, the laws of our land MUST be respected and enforced and it does not matter who you are and where you sail from and what you bank accounts say. PLEASE RETURN TO ENJOY OUR LAND AND ON THAT OCCAISSION BEHAVE YOURSELVES.

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        BRAVO KEEP YOUR STANCE SOLDIER.WE NEED TO START A FACEBOOK PG FOR CRUSHING HOMOSEXUALITY IN THE CARIBBEAN .

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      To Hart and Mayer, what exactly does ‘less than partially clothed’ mean? That’s what you said during the interview…you were less than partially clothed. I wish you would explain exactly…

    • March 24, 2012

      next time you keep your little hot dogs in your pants and pull them out behind close doors that way you will have no need for a crappy defense by a crappy lawyer if you had exposed yourself in public like that in the US you would be prosecuted and paraded infront of th media

    • meemee
      March 24, 2012

      may heaven HELP YOU!!! smh!

    • well well well
      March 24, 2012

      .. i guess senseless people get senseless lawyers. you could have avoided getting one.. but y’all really had no sense at all.

    • missin mac
      March 24, 2012

      That wasn’t what you were saying it court! What make you guys think what you did was right? You can’t do it in America why do it in Dominica? I ain’t against guy people.I work with a lot of gay men everyday and I find them very cheerful and easy to deal with, but there is nothing you could say to justify what you did. You guys were informed of the law.You’re in a town,kids pass by,what you did was just wrong.The comments that being made about gays i ain’t support them but you gays know it was wrong.One retired cop and off the years you’ve given to service towards law enforcement that’s what you decide to do?

    • missin mac
      March 25, 2012

      YOU WENT TO JAIL DUDE WHAT WE’RE YOU EXPECTING. IF YOU’RE CALLING OUT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS.THAT’S THE CONDITIONS ALL CRIMINALS FACE WHEN GOING TO JAIL HERE IN DOMINICA. WHICH EVER ONE OF YOU WORKED AS A POLICE, A CRIMINAL IS A CRIMINAL YOU AIN’T GET NO SPECIAL TREATMENT, AND STOP DRAGGING OUR COUNTRY’S NAME IN THE DIRT.

  91. Rama
    March 24, 2012

    That is what happens when you abuse the hospitality of the Dominican people. These men were very aware of where they were but decided anyway to flaunt their lifestyle in the faces of hundreds of people. In some parts of Africa, the outcome of the case would have been different. I am commanded to love homosexuals but not their actions! Incidentally, I live in San Francisco, a gay community “paradise”.

  92. March 24, 2012

    ALL THE CRABS ARE DEAD IN THE BARREL.

  93. DA2BK
    March 24, 2012

    And rightfully so Mr. Mayer.

    You came to Dominica fully aware of our laws and…that homosexuality…even more so open homosexuality is totally against local customs.

    This is not a judgement of your morality. That you have to face up for yourself.(We even accept that despite laws and customs there are homosexuals on our island). But this is about you showing total disrespect to our country by TAUNTING us with your behavior. Yes I believe what you and your so called partner did was deliberate and calculated.

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      I so totally agree with you. As soon as I heard this story my response was that this was done intentionally. The terrible thing is that we played right into their little game by responding hatefully. Our only response should have been to stand behind the decision of law enforcement officers, the ministry of tourism should have issued a statement affirming our stance on homosexuality and leave these two men in their story. What people fail to realize is that gay cruises have docked here before, none of this garbage ever happened. The men did wrong and the country is being penalized…utter rubbish

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        DA DON”T NEED THEM
        , GOD WILL REPLACE THEM WITH ,WITH WORTHWHILE PEOPLE.

  94. Dcan
    March 24, 2012

    You B******d got away lightly with a £500.00 fine.

  95. OMG
    March 24, 2012

    All Dominicans should view this youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIgiWu_ANSU

    I can’t believe that these guys would make up such stories about what happened. That’s just typical “queens”, they behave ridiculously in public and when they get caught, they conveniently play the gay card for sympathy….

    HART AND MAYER….YOU ARE DAMNED LIARS AND YOU KNOW IT.

    Tell me: why weren’t the 2000 other gay men on the cruise arrested…..think about it…..ebeh Hart and Mayer have marleh papa.

    • DA2BK
      March 24, 2012

      “Tell me: why weren’t the 2000 other gay men on the cruise arrested…..think about it…..ebeh Hart and Mayer have marleh papa.”

      Great point. Exactly what I alluded to in my post above. They were deliberate and calculated. They wanted to rub it into our faces. Typical drama queens. And it’s exactly because of that kind of behavior from the drama queens is why we can’t tolerate gay people.

    • jolly
      March 24, 2012

      dem sacvay coshoni……….look lie papa..dem man a do lik thier lives were at stake. i cant belive that **** man….now allu really doe hae to come bak Dominica we doe want allu dre….and understand ya’ll werent arrested for being “GAY” ya’ll were arrested for buggery and allu lucky they were linient on allu… if i were a judge i would throw allu a** in jail.

      • islandgirl
        March 25, 2012

        You know what? These men had a purpose when they landed in DA. They wanted to prove a point and provoke the public because they’re American and nobody could touch them. Why did they choose DA of all the places their shipped docked into to display that behavior? Dcans, ask yourself a question. Why were they the only 2 people who were arrested? In America, they would have faced the same or even harsher penalties. Fine Hart and Mayer, you think DA is so bad, then please keep your fannies in America. But the cruise line will STILL return to the country and you’ll have lots of gay men having positive experiences in DA because they will choose to act civil and respect the country. SO go on! Go ahead and spew your venom. You will make the mistake of taking a cruise or visiting another country and breaking their laws and you BOTH will meet a worse fate because you are rude, disrespectful and liars.

    • Not DA alone
      March 24, 2012

      Not the first arrest for indecent exposure and it certainly wont be the last.

      Wonder if the UK Police will get the same bashing as Dominica. Granted its not homosexual sex but it is indecent exposure all the same!!

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2119698/Police-helicopter-manhunt-foursome-spotted-engaging-sexual-activity-seaside-beauty-spot.html

      Hart and Mayer, learn your lesson and move on. Is demeaning to blame someone else for what was clearly your own fault!!

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      Same thing I said. If this was simply about being gay, the entire ship would have been arrested. Or maybe our police officers officers decided to play ink stink pen and ink and their fingers landed on these two completely innocent gentlemen and it was done only because they figured they need to get a message across…?????

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        innocent my backside.

  96. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    Stop digging pit toilet man!!

  97. OB Dominican
    March 24, 2012

    you both **** lucky because had it been in Pakistan or India those frigging penniswould be making Hot Dogs

    • Truth
      March 24, 2012

      lol. I like that!!

  98. Kitty
    March 24, 2012

    lmao

  99. hypocrites
    March 24, 2012

    Papamet!! Dominicans too ignorant thats why everything that bringing the country away from progressing will trouble them. What they suppose to study like putting light and water in their prison. The Gay been their long time so is not that they should be checking. Learn to see things and keep it moving, why all the publicity? God never intended for same sex but it dere so let it be. Judgment day will come and those who are guilty will pay. Its seems as if Dominica has lost all hope and will forever be behind time.

    A dominican

    • powder puff
      March 24, 2012

      hypocrites;
      they were put in the right place for the nite,so they could do it to their heart content,and for you too, that where you have to gruw it.i hope you see the light.

    • Waitukubul i
      March 24, 2012

      A dominican, AKA Hypocrite, tell me, how does BUGGER generate progress in a nation? have you not heard? It is RIGHTEOUSNESS that exalt a nation – God is the only one that can exalt and humble as he deems fit.

      Stop bowing to anything and anyone int he name of progress.

    • March 25, 2012

      Dominicans Have Every Right To Stand up For Righteousness.

  100. muta
    March 24, 2012

    too nasty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :twisted:

  101. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    You guys were treated like kings man for the what all you did, lol. I love the treatment. The next time people would have to come here and break our laws they will think twice knowing the punishiment. They can go say what they want to make out as if what they did was right. I still don’t understand how our guys here go in and out of the cell and prison knowing the conditions of these places.

  102. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    choopsss. allu can say wat allu want, keep allu ‘sexual orientation’ nonsense in yall private places.

  103. FACEUP
    March 24, 2012

    I AM DOMINICAN AND I AM PIST, FAMILYS AND FREINDS OF GAYS, AINT COMING SPEND THERE DOLLARS IN DA NO MORE, ALL BECAUSE OF WHAT AND WHAT !!!! DNO WHEN I POST YOU ALWAYS TAKE IT OUT !! WHY??

    • Anonymous
      March 24, 2012

      Give me a break. This is the law of the land. The same would happen to Dominican citizens, so why not non- nationals?

    • original stupes
      March 24, 2012

      why dont you face up to your pet name and shut up fool!

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        Look In The Mirror.

    • March 24, 2012

      THE WORLD IS NOT MADE ONLY OF GAYS FACE UP.U PIST ABOUT WHAT?IHOPE IS OF THIER BEHAVIOR OR U PREFER TO SELL OUR DIGNITY FOR A COUPLE OF UNCLEAN US

      • Anonymous
        March 25, 2012

        They Have Too Much Power.

    • sana
      March 24, 2012

      because they see that your posts do not make any sense!

    • bone
      March 24, 2012

      when u learn to spell “PISSED”,things will change ok?

    • March 25, 2012

      Dominica Is Not Desperate And Will Overcome Your Funds.

  104. FACEUP
    March 24, 2012

    DOMINICA, WHAT GREAT PULICITY, WE HAVE NOW IN CALIFORNIA,MAKES ME WONDER !!!

    • Ice
      March 24, 2012

      @Faceup I have a question for you ! I understand that you are more worried about money than self respect, Lets suppose you are a woman with a young daughter, and you have a husband or boyfriend who is not your daughter’s father, then you found him having sex with her in your living room would you tolerate the lack of respect from him just because he is taking care of the home ? Would you compromise your values and that of your daughter just because you are hungry ? So because we are a poor country we should tolerate anything eh? that’s all you are concerned about ? their money ?

    • sana
      March 24, 2012

      think we care!

  105. Deleoncourt
    March 24, 2012

    I Guess the fines should be used to improve prison conditions?? sorry guys im all for the gays but u guys need to realize that when you do a crime you do the time. PS i thought that there were staff from the cruiseship who stayed with you guys at all times to ensure your safety. And that they worked with the embassy staff to ensure that your rights were respected. Grow a pair guys get over it and move on. No one wants to see your 45yr old **********;king in the city center.

  106. Dr. No
    March 24, 2012

    Their views don’t express the opinions of the gay community at large. These two should be permanently disbarred from returning to Dominica (not that we’ll miss ’em…)

  107. Shameless
    March 24, 2012

    Good! Now you all will spread the word that while we welcome everyone to our shores, no one will be allowed to break our laws with such reckless regard. You can do whatever you want in the privacy of your bedroom but behaving in such a manner is not only dispicable but also insulting to us as a christian people.

    I will still blame the government for KNOWINGLY allowing a gay cruise into our country. No one says that the government should investigate the sexual orientation of would be visitors, but the govern was fully aware that the tourists were all gay. We cannot be so hungry in Ddominica that we will stop at nothing just for a few dollars.

    Where has morality gone? While a little BUG- HER will not Dominica, we cannot allow such immoral behaviour to be imposed on us and our children. Yes we have gay folks in Dominica but I have never seen or heard of them behaving in such a manner. Hats off to the police for a job well done. Now its time to move forward with other “high profile” cases that continue to rub the conscience of our beloved nation. Justice should never be selective or blind :wink:

    • Setup
      March 24, 2012

      Why should the government stop the gay boat from entering? Are you saying that we are a communist country? Stop always blaming the government for everything, they cannot stop boats from coming to our ports. Every boat that comes here have gay people all the time, they do not want them to display this kind of behavoir in public. If you feel so strongly about it, why don’t you do the same and see if you will not be arrested, at least you will be able to prove your point.

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        BECAUSE IT DESTROYS THE MORAL FABRIC OF SOCIETY.

    • March 25, 2012

      I Could Not Have Said It Better Myself.

  108. BOOGAR SHIP
    March 24, 2012

    come back dominica we will pay allu passage

  109. American gay
    March 24, 2012

    The United States should boycott Dominica.

    • Pan African Muslim
      March 24, 2012

      Yeah and don’t forget to take your filthy culture with you! Your soap operas, Jerry Springer etc corrupting our young men and women.

      • tirips
        March 24, 2012

        Pam African Muslim…there is a saying “The pot calling the kettle black.” It applies here. Before passing judgement on America Culture take a good look at your own country, Dominica, and its problems. Not saying America is any better but Dominica has its issues just as America does; let us worry about our country, you worry about yours. And if you don’t want outsiders coming in and corrupting your people then I suggest you run for office and shut down the tourist industry that Dominica depends on. I suspect you have a deep hatred for our country from your posts, unfortunate that you have such a small mind. You call yourself a Muslim, from my studies of the Koran it does not promote this kind of hatred. Muslims around the world do not need for those like you falling into the stereotypes that so many in the Muslim Community have worked hard to dispell.

        • Anonymous
          March 26, 2012

          YOU ARE MISINFORMED MUSLIMS DETEST HOMOSEXUALITY AND THEY KEEP IT TO THEMSELVES.

      • Marc
        March 24, 2012

        Ok, and we will take our money, and US government AID elsewhere.

        • Anonymous
          March 25, 2012

          Your Perversion Is Not Worth Sacrificing Our Future For 30 pieces Of Silver.

      • 7.5 Agreed
        March 24, 2012

        how you know about all them shows? You well watching it eh…Muslims have more gays than ever…all of them toli getting hard under der damn long capes for man

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        Anonymous…30 pieces of silver??!!?? More like between the year 2008 and promised through 2013 US financial aid totaling $288 million much of it going to the health care and feeding of the children of Dominica. That on top of the money brought in by the 400,000 plus tourists, the majority of Americans, bring every year to the island. I do believe it amount to a little more substantial than 30 pieces of silver.

    • Ice
      March 24, 2012

      You too stupid and backward trust me American Gay you know that America would not tolerate that shit either get over it :mrgreen:

    • March 24, 2012

      and the whole caribbean will boycott all imports of american products
      lets see who fell it ore in there pockets

    • Anonymous
      March 24, 2012

      Da ain’t no broke back mountain

    • original stupes
      March 24, 2012

      THERE IS A GREATER POWER THAT THE USA AND WHEN THAT POWER IS READY ALL OF YOU AND ALL OF THE USA WILL LOOK FOR ROCKS TO HIDE UNDER BUT THERE WILL BE NONE. NONSENSE COMMENT.

    • Observer
      March 24, 2012

      Show me where in new york state one can go naked in public and not get arrested, why dont you try it you idot.

    • March 24, 2012

      i went on my first cruise recently with my husband and my 2 kids and had a good family time..one question on the atlantis gay cruise ,did the parents brought along thier kids.or was it a libertine cruise.?

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      For what reason??? Because the police officers upheld the law of the land?? Be realistic. I wish everyone would understand that the men were arrested not for being gay but because of their conduct in public…That is what you should frown upon. Secondly, just because you are a part of something doesn’t mean that everybody else has to appreciate it. Thirdly, this is not the first gay cruise to dock here and an incident has never occurred prior to this. The men came, enjoyed the beauty of the island and left, no one was injured or discriminated against. These two however, broke the law of the land and are now searching for sympathy and are painting a very terribly wrong image of our island

    • March 24, 2012

      I REMEMBER HOW DSK WAS TREATED AND HOW LOW HE IS TODAY ..WHY,BECAUSE IT SEEMED HE BROOKED THE RULES IN THE US..THESE ARE LAWS THAT PROTECT COUNTRIES.AND HE WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY

    • Clueless
      March 24, 2012

      WEll we won’t die!, we have had plenty experience living in poverty. Eating our Fig and Dashin. American is not the God of the World. When American turns it’s back, God will shine his face.

    • Bring Em Young Mormo
      March 24, 2012

      American Gay please tell me,when did QUEER replace gay as the word of choice.Gay means happy,joyous,contented etc,etc

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        IT USE TO MEAN THOSE THINGS NOT ANYMORE, NOW IT HAS BEEN PERVERTED TO SUIT THE THEIR AGENDA.

    • Waitukubul i
      March 24, 2012

      As long as God of Heaven and Earth does not boycott Dominica we are good. Don’t you know even America relies on God for everything? LOL. You people never cease to amaze me with your foolishness.

      Cuba never went hungry!

    • well well well
      March 24, 2012

      whatever fool… the world should boycott america for the 19 innocents who died at the hands your soldier … how’s that.

    • Fattdoll
      March 24, 2012

      Dominica should boycott your face

    • facts
      March 25, 2012

      The united states should boycott dominica really?? .yes the prison might have been a lil poor and yes the country might have not been up to par to your standards but you should have showed a little bit of respect for the people.here in the united states you know your own people drive you into becoming suicidal. Most of you jump off bridges , shoot ureselves etc. You get bullied and you damn sure is limited to certain things . For example not being able to join the army based on your sexual orientation. I bet you could have lived in dca being gay and have a much better life than you do here in the u.s . All the people asked was for you not to display public affection*nudity* whatever the case is . If America wants to wipe out something they should start with their view on lil countries. Y come to a country and only take out pictures of broken down houses and sop forth making the country look like it is incapable of soo many things .at least dominicans didn’t treat the gays like you treated the arabians who wanted to open up their place of worship couple blocks away from the 911 site. I can name a list of soo many things that go on in america that is worst off than what happened here . From racism to racial profiling too everything . Mr hart get your act together because what u went through is nothing compared to how your country treats its own people.

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        Yes America is such a horrible country… that explains why between 5 to 7 percent of the population of Dominica immigrates there each year.

    • March 25, 2012

      I Am In Full Support Of Dominicans,Unlike My Native St Lucia Who Are Trying To Push A Homosexual Agenda.

    • islandgirl
      March 25, 2012

      Yeah! Be careful what you wish for others because the world is already boycotting America. Please pay attention to your back door first instead of worrying about our little tropical paradise. You all have hate crimes committed every blessed day, but DA is considered third world for arresting 2 men for exposing themselves in public? Please. Boycott yourself!

      • original stupes
        March 25, 2012

        I CANNOT UNDERSTAND US CITIZENS AND THEIR DREAM TO HOMO NIZED THE WORLD. THEY OWE CHINA SO MUCH MONEY YET THEY TALKING ABOUT ASSISTING OTHERS. CHINA YOU HATE SO MUCH ASSISTING THE USA WITH ITS DEBTS. YOU NOT ALL THAT BOSS, NOT ALL THAT. YOU THINK MUCH MORE OF YOURSELVES THEN TYOU REALLY ARE. SAY EHAT YOU WANT BUT KNOW THAT DOMINICA, SMALL, POOR, BUT PRINCIPLED WILL NEVER LEGALIZE BUGGERY JAMAIS. I EATING STONE FIRST.

    • DPM
      March 25, 2012

      Oh please! What is the United States doing for Dominica?

      • M T
        March 25, 2012

        You took 100MM from China and gave Tawian the boot. You sleep with Venezuela. You have been put on notice by the UN Human Rights council. You have anti-sodomy laws on the books. I don’t know, no one is keeping an eye on you! Why should the US help you. Help yourselves!

      • tirips
        March 26, 2012

        Between the year 2008 and promised through 2013 the United States will have provided $288 million in financial aid. Plus of the 400,000 plus tourists a year the majority are from the USA. That is what the United States is doing for Dominica.

      • DPM
        March 26, 2012

        @ M T: You are truly empty.

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        NOT A BLOODY THING BUT,SPREAD THEIR POISON DRUGS,ALCOHOL AND STEAL OUR LANDS AND TELL US WE CAN’T USE OUR OWN BEACHES,AND TRY TO ENSLAVE US AGAIN AND BUILD THEIR COUNTRIES ON THE BACKS OF OUR FOREFATHERS.

  110. Debull
    March 24, 2012

    It was horrible,that’s good for y’all don’t come back.We can’t accept y’all if that’s what y’all think y’all can come to Dominica and do,fire burn that.

  111. Q
    March 24, 2012

    You’re not allowed to walk the streets of NYC naked… Y would u think you can do the same or pose on a cruise deck naked in Dominica?

  112. March 24, 2012

    Your D/A experience was horrible??
    oh yea??? well your sex life isnt sooo wonderful either! smh

  113. Anonymous
    March 24, 2012

    I wish them a save passage back home to California, specically palm spring I am one of the few dominican in california in that area, I want to thank the police officers for a job well done, dispite the ney sayers the law is the law, and one should not violate the law in america , or dominica.
    Dont hate they get out easy.

  114. Pastor Wine
    March 23, 2012

    You shameless, lying creatures!! If you were looking for Sodom, it is in California, not Dominica! Because we did not allow you to do your dirty deeds, the experience was horrible? Well, that is your opinion. I am happy your experience was horrible. This will guarantee us that YOU will never return. At least all the others who obeyed our laws were well satisfied.

    • cha!!
      March 24, 2012

      dats y the court shoulda charge dere backside more money in d court…in dere @55

    • 7.5 Agreed
      March 24, 2012

      but why people saying Sodom and Gomorrah was homosexual na….The bible never said that. The bible said ” wicked doers dwell there with their sexual immoralities”. Sexual moralities includes fornication, adultery, incest, homosexuality, and many more. So preach correct….I not for no one i just making you aware

  115. Nou Nou
    March 23, 2012

    Whilst I support people’s rights to chose and be merry, I also like to have the playing field fair and square. So in defense of my country’s actions, I’d like to point out the below incident in California not even past year yet:

    Will Walters 30 an a gay american who was arrested in San Diego gay pride parade for violating nudity laws by appearing practically naked on July 2011. Google it!

    My Dominicans are got their issues but they’re not crazy as many would have them seem. Thankies!

    • Ice
      March 24, 2012

      Thank you

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      the guy said in his interview with the news reporter that he was less than partially clothed…I want to know what that means…He was trying to say that he was not naked. He explained that he was less than partially clothed…What does that mean?

  116. wiser than
    March 23, 2012

    man behave your ****** self. u got away free now u have all kinda ting to say. if the law had deal wit u properly not dat u would be saying.

  117. itassi4us
    March 23, 2012

    Nasty B****, say thank god that’s the way it went!! i personally have no issue with gay cruises/ visitors coming to our beautiful country, u are definitely welcomed. do come again but once u start to disrespect my country, it’s laws and my people…………. we’ll dent u!! you life of sodomy is yours to answer to the almighty… not to me or the chief of police, nor Skerrit, nor Malzaire, nor the historian neither the ambassador but our country still belongs to us. we deserse the respect owed to us.Do come again. bring along all your happy friends, enjoy the tranquility, the greenery and fresh air and many more cocktails but RESPECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  118. angel
    March 23, 2012

    hmmmmmmmmmmmm all i can say is hmmmmmmmmmmmm

  119. Anonymous
    March 23, 2012

    hmmmmmm all i can say is hmmmmmmmm :-|

  120. AP
    March 23, 2012

    That’s good. Don’t come back! Sin is ugly and the payment for it, horrible!

  121. Righteous!
    March 23, 2012

    These guys will now try to benefit from their “bug-hering” ways. They will be on all these talk shows and morning shows saying how the were mistreated in DA…I hope that these shows will not entertain the B.S. Then again, they might. In the US they protest against prayer in school, fine stations for the accidental exposure of one nipple(Janet Jackson incident), yet the promote two man kissing on sitcoms.

    Tell me if their is not somethen wrong with this picture…I am pretty sure that they were not subject to any treatment other than the normal treatment of someone who is arrested for breaking the law.

    • original stupes
      March 24, 2012

      WELL THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE USA TO ASSIST IN FINANCING OUR PRISONS AND CELLS IN DOMINICA JUST IN CASE WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ARREST SOME MORE OF YOUR KIND.

      • M T
        March 25, 2012

        You already took 100MM from China and gave Taiwan the boot. (US doesn’t like that). You accepted One China Policy (US really doesn’t like that). You sleep with Venezuela (US REALLY DOESN’T LIKE THAT). You have warnings from UN Human Rights Council. The islanders have laws that violate human rights. The islanders need to fix their own problems instead of wanting a handout. Shame on you! USA is watching you very carefully. As US citizens, we are ALL watching you.

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      I telling you, 15 minutes of fame. It was a deliberate act

    • March 25, 2012

      AMEN AMEN TO THAT.

  122. good girl sxm
    March 23, 2012

    Real idiots they taught they were in American and even if they were in america thier ***** would have been whooped hard .

  123. good girl sxm
    March 23, 2012

    wi papa bonje

  124. Ibetyou
    March 23, 2012

    Good job D/A I bet they will not try that in uor country next time :-D :lol:

  125. ..........
    March 23, 2012

    Dem man der not ez after they wrong they still want to. Strong again hmph

  126. powder puff
    March 23, 2012

    well is now the flood gates open.This was the strategy to hold down Dominica.this is a set up.they doe like the relationship dominica have with china and dem,and not taking on usa so they want to spoon us up.Dominicans have to tie their waist, brace ourselves for pressure, now more than ever Dominicans have to try to come together or it’s over this gay society not easy yow.
    God is in control, God will protect Dominica.
    Just pray and asked God for strength to stand up against the devil.

  127. D_Kie
    March 23, 2012

    They paraded us around like we were some oddity.”…I don’t believe that …

    • Curious
      March 24, 2012

      me neither

  128. Time
    March 23, 2012

    I hope they learned their lesson to respect people country and stop their bug-er-y. Dominica made an example of them and that should deter them from doing these nasty things.

    Change your dirty ways!!!!!!!!!!! :twisted:

    • March 25, 2012

      The Fine Should Be Much Stiffer.

  129. nel
    March 23, 2012

    That’s very sad but we cant do as we please in ur country. We should respect your choices but u should also respect our laws which by the way is not limited to only Dominica.

  130. cha!!
    March 23, 2012

    not surprised at all at what they were gonna say when they got back to their country..

    • March 25, 2012

      Something Similar Occurred In St Lucia Earlier This Year Stand Firm Dominicans.

  131. Me
    March 23, 2012

    If the men were held under those conditions, I think it is wrong. No water, no toilet, no food for 19hours? I don’t care who it is, that is just wrong! Well, if they were medically examined, that would be taking it to a whole other level. These men are lovers, they do their stuff all the time- why would you want to do something that gross? I don’t support that gay lifestyle, but I think that news going to have some serious negative implications for Dominica.

    • original stupes
      March 24, 2012

      YOU BELIVE THIS CRAP IF YOU DO THEN YOU ARE A FOOL, THERE ARE TOILETS IN THE CELLS MAYBE THEY EXPECTED TELEVISION AND MICROWAVE TOO. THEY HAD ALL THEE AMENITIESD IN THEIR ROOMS ON THE SHIP THEY LEFT THAT FOR THE SHIPS BALCONY I DIONT GET IT. THEY WERE PLACED IN THE SAME CELLES AS OUR LOCALS SHOULD WE HAVE GOTTEN THEM A HOTEL ROOM????

  132. True Dominica
    March 23, 2012

    U all must learn to speak the truth. I am gay friendly but now I can say you all are an embassement to the gay community.

  133. As Is Written
    March 23, 2012

    Ay La! Alas! Oh my!

  134. Me
    March 23, 2012

    Was all that negative publicity even necessary….how is that any good for the already delapidating economy? On the other hand I guess law enforcement felt they were acting in the best interest of the country. I guess we have to deal with the consequences… This too shall pass.

  135. Prophet2
    March 23, 2012

    HA ha!

  136. Comedy shortcut
    March 23, 2012

    That should have read There are alot of starving……….

  137. Comedy shortcut
    March 23, 2012

    It would have been a much more horrible experience
    If they had spent 3 days at stockfarm.There a lot of starving guys up there who would welcome some American buttt. As was sang by Sir Francisco Slinger .Those guys at stockfarm may have never eaten some white Butt yet.The may have eaten lots of d/can but never a white butt Yet Sparow.

  138. Mr. Gouty
    March 23, 2012

    Dem gay should pay a US$100000 each and should be ban for life from coming to Dominica. can some one tell me if god is please with dat same sex thing and i want an answer and not a question.

    • JUSTICE
      March 24, 2012

      If they pay that much you have to give them a diplomatic passport as well.

    • fache toneh
      March 24, 2012

      Ask Tiny.

    • March 25, 2012

      We Know How He Feels About It That Is Why He Destroyed Sodom And Gammorah.

  139. DANZIGER
    March 23, 2012

    MADE A MISTAKE ITS SILENCE.

  140. new york
    March 23, 2012

    dominican stop that u want to build your country and that’s the way u all guys behave stop it

  141. DANZIGER
    March 23, 2012

    Tout moun pere parlé now et pere faire un comment now. Tout mourn resté en place pa un mot ni un pawol chat prend langue a nous cest SLIENCE NOW.

  142. wth
    March 23, 2012

    they disrespecting our country and they want to complain??

  143. Anonymous
    March 23, 2012

    what an experience! I don’t think these two or their families will; ever set foot on this island

  144. jack
    March 23, 2012

    a dat we fi do them and dem fi never return we odnt want ya kind on our lovely island!!!!!

  145. Gypsy
    March 23, 2012

    What they did was disgraceful, but the way Dominicans behaved about it was even more disgraceful. After all how many times I have seen Yellow Girl open her **** to tourists and police don’t worry? She even grabbed me buy the shirt once because I wouldn’t give her money, lucky for me Brenda and others in the Market ran her off. What is good for the Goose is good for the Gander. And that’s a bold face lie that people would get arrested if it was man and women, they would hoot and holler and act like it’s Pappy show! Get real DA.

    • well well well
      March 24, 2012

      yellow in her right mind?? nosense. thats a poor comparison

  146. real talk
    March 23, 2012

    nobody didnt ask them to come in the nature isle and ******! i not discriminating dem man but atleats they cud stay in the country nd do their thing

  147. waypapa
    March 23, 2012

    GOD’S CREATION THAT IS.

  148. waypapa
    March 23, 2012

    THATS GOOD FOR THEM NASTY MEN ALL YOU WILL LEARN TO RESPECT OD’S CREATION AND TAKE WOMAN NOT MAN. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  149. DOMINICA bugger$
    March 23, 2012

    it is a horrible place

  150. Hope
    March 23, 2012

    “I’ve never seen something like this,” Mayer said. “I’ve never seen people chanting and protesting in the street. It was amazing.”

    Is he serious, or is he seeking attention from his community? Even the gay community holds protest ever so often. what he means he never seen people chanting and protesting. The man must have just changed from animal to human. Unbelievable!

    He lucky that this was not in Jamaica.

    • islandgirl
      March 25, 2012

      I was wondering the same thing myself. He has never seen chanting and protesting in the streets? Right now there are rallies and protests held all over the US following the incident of the boy shot in Florida. People seriously believe these man? America is the land of protests. I have to laugh at this because it is just so amazing how far people will got to spread a lie

      • Anonymous
        March 26, 2012

        IT IS CALLED SPREADING THE GAY AGENDA,THEY WANT TO ENSLAVES US AGAIN, WE WILL DIE BEFORE THAT EVER HAPPENS AGAIN.

  151. March 23, 2012

    at least justice was served… hmmppphhh…. take that uh… take that *diddy voice*….

  152. kai che
    March 23, 2012

    Did they xpect to sleep at Fort Young Hotel. And room service too ? Good riddance u silly buggers.

  153. And
    March 23, 2012

    Yea thats how we felt when we saw them in their nastiness – horified!

  154. Jonster
    March 23, 2012
  155. LMAO
    March 23, 2012

    eh bien bon, look it, it just start!!

  156. shadow walker
    March 23, 2012

    well i guess dominica get what it wanted look now our bad name spreeding and we will not get toriest congrats dominica you have realy done it this time and to the police i expected better.

    • Waitukubul i
      March 24, 2012

      what sottish comment is that! You people need to stop behaving like beggars! GOSH MAN!

    • joni
      March 25, 2012

      u need a spell check lol

  157. trolol
    March 23, 2012

    http://www.ktla.com/videobeta/?watchId=4037980b-9fd5-4ff4-b3a0-2b850a7189cf

    Aye DNO you making news eh file copyright lol they take all your stuff lol

    • islandgirl
      March 25, 2012

      Did you all see the man in the suit who said that it is NOT surprising that they were arrested because of the act? It is ILLEGAL in most civilized countries, so boohoo to all those who want to villainize DA. You will NEVER meet a bunch of friendlier and accepting people despite what a few rotten unpatriotic eggs say.