Maarten, the brutal attacks on two of them in the early morning hours of April 6 were ghastly reminders that homophobic violence can strike even in the toniest of tourist destinations. Jefferson suffered while on a personal vacation. Sun-worshippers should head at sunset to Cupecoy, on the Dutch side, location of the island's major gay beach. Following the attack, the Human Rights Campaign, among the largest gay rights organizations, sent a letter to the Dutch Ambassador that said, "St. Please re-enter. Email address. David's is a welcoming bar on the harbour davidsbar.
When he does, we're at the front door, but she says no thanks and hangs up. We all go on vacations to escape the harsh world that is our lives and we oftentimes escape to places that vow they are friendly to our community. The unfortunate reality is that a lot of people do. The statement Smith has issue with is one made by chief prosecutor Taco Stein, who said:
Maarten police to fax their statements from Miami.