Court records in Saudi Arabia are generally closed, but anecdotal evidence suggests that the mutawwa'in are most likely to punish men who are overtly effeminate— those whose public behavior advertises a gayness that others keep private. On one central issue Massad is right: Archived from the original on 26 July In Western society, homosexuality changed from being a behavior what you do to an identity who you are. Submit vote Cancel. Likewise, on 7 November Riyadh police raided what the Saudi press called a "beauty contest for gay men" at al-Qatif. Namespaces Article Talk.
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Deleting comment This word is commonplace and widely accepted among younger people. Can Arab anti-imperialists opt for solidarity with women, transgender people and youth in their own region, with all this implies for transforming the existing sexual culture?
Drinking is illegal, but alcohol flows at parties.