Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

On the surface, no. But having worked with and befriended a few within the LGBT community, I can say that there is certainly a healthy and vibrant LGBT scene in Doha. But it's "don't ask, don't tell," and it's all kept very hush-hush. - May 2017


On the surface, no, for obvious reasons. But there is a gay scene in Doha that is discreet but very active. - May 2017


No, homosexuality is "illegal" here... just like how they're talking about making anorexia "illegal." Yep cause it makes sense. - Feb 2015


No, this is a medieval Muslim country. - Mar 2012


Homosexuality is illegal here, as it is in the rest of the Gulf. There's probably an underground scene, but I don't know anything about it. - Mar 2012


I really don't know. This place is such a melange that I am sure gay people find their niche-- but not necessarily overtly. - Jan 2012


I believe there is a gay community, but they are mostly closeted because of Qatar's strict Muslim principles. - Jun 2011


Uh, NO. This is a Muslim country. - Oct 2010


There are no gay Muslims, right? - Dec 2009


There are no gay muslims, right? So I'd say no. - Sep 2008


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