Arabs Recreate Standard Gay Caste System At NYC Dance Parties

In Dubai, everyone is bisexual. But it’s such a different scene there. … [Habibi is] kind of trashy compared to what most Arabs, at least in Dubai, are used to. I mean, there are street vendors here. [Nods toward a nearby man] You can spot the ones who sell kebabs on the street. It’s not difficult.

—A 22-year-old Columbia University accounting student, speaking about the monthly Arab dance party Habibi, in New York City [via]