Being Gay in the Muslim World
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 04:11PM
OutFaith in Indonesia, International, Muslim, Muslim

By Monica Tan, Daily Life - November 9, 2012

"I'm not drinking tonight," says Shabura. The 24-year-old Indonesian make-up artist takes a seductive drag of his cigarette. He is svelte and cute, with floppy hair like Leonardo DiCaprio during his teen heartthrob days.

Like 88% of his fellow 240 million countrymen, Shabura is Muslim. And today is Friday, the traditional day of rest and prayer for Muslims. But Shabura's reason for taking a break is a little more prosaic. "I've been partying for six nights in a row and I'm exhausted!" he grins. [Read Full Story]

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