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Being Gay in Abu Dhabi

Breaking sharia law was a lot of fun — and a little scary too

Photo: Lingbeek/Getty Images

OnOn my first evening in Abu Dhabi, we take a taxi to McGinnigans, an Irish pub where everyone — all the expats — end up on Friday nights. Just like almost everything else in the United Arab Emirates, it’s in a shopping mall — boldly marked with green illuminated lettering out front.

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