The Upside of Being Gay In Pakistan

I can tell my parents that I am going to a male friend’s house and plan to spend the night there. I am never questioned on that. However, if I were to say I was going to a female friend’s house, there would be dozens of questions about that.

—Burhan, a gay Pakistani man, on how the country’s gays manage to socialize and date while maintaining social norms [Daily Times]