The odd men who had come to the party were expecting a dancing boy, or bacha bereesh. Some were drinking while others were smoking hashish in open windows, looking down into the street of the middle-class Kabul district of Karte-Char as they anticipated the boy's arrival. The year-old Hazara youth was known as "the Chinoise" for his striking oriental features. Many had seen him dance at other parties. He was the jealously guarded "property" of a wealthy Kabul businessman who had promised to bring him around later in the evening. Then someone's phone rang: The boy had been arrested by Afghan police while dancing at a wedding.
James Franco's affinity for gay-themed film projects have prompted widespread speculation about his sexuality for years. Now, however, the acclaimed actor-director is coming out. Sort of. Leather Bar. And I can also show the gay community that many of the things about themselves that they are giving up to join the straight community are actually valuable and beautiful.
If you search for "Proud Boys" on Twitter, you won't get what you're expecting, and you will absolutely be delighted. After Donald Trump's reference to the extremist group at the first presidential debate, people have taken over the ProudBoys hashtag with photos of gay men celebrating their lives and their love. We're Proud and we're Boys and Nazi cowards can fuck right the fuck off. The goal of the movement is to take back the hashtag from the Proud Boys, a far-right men's organization with a history of violence.