Illustrates nicely how utterly hypocratic Islam is. This sort of paedophilia by wealthy menin Islamic countries has gone on for centuries yet we still see Gay men hanging n Iran – whilst at the same time they enjoy Gay sex! hyporites.
I’m an American guy who lived quite openly with his partner for almost four years in Afghanistan. The attitudes there toward same-sex interaction are surprisingly tolerant; in fact, I would say that the views expressed in this article were much more intolerant than the majority of Afghans would hold. In particular, the association of “bacha-baazi” with abuse is more complicated than it appears. I also disagree slightly with the previous commenter who talks about the hypocrisy of Islam. Yes, there are many Muslims who are hypocritical on a lot of subjects. But it’s more accurate to state that Islam, at least in Afghanistan, does not play much of a role in determining an individual’s personal behavior or value system — those cultural characteristics were determined centuries ago and Islam has had very little influence over them.
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