In Pakistan, many female-dressing sex workers are transvestites, not transsexuals. While many live together in groups, others are married and support children. Their professions are often continued by their children. Peshawar, Pakistan.
Women in Burkha go about their daily shopping.Traditional norms forbid women to be expose their faces in public. Peshawar.
Teenage Afgan boys pass by traditionally decorated auto-rickshwas.
Boys who sleep in the bus terminal complain of overwork and sexual abuse (sometimes by the police) and sometimes mysteriously disappear. One cop said, ‚These bastards deserve it. Adda Pir Wadhai Terminal, Rawalpindi.
Adolescent boys are much admired objects of beauty in Bannu, a small town in the Northwest Frontier Province where the majority of men are said to be pedophiles. The empurpled pleasure boys of Bannu loiter in the streets before joining a wedding party where they are treated as special guests admired for their youth and beauty.
Young Afgan boys.
Among the many things that came from Afghanistan and Central Asia through the legendary Khyber Pass was the institution of pleasure boys who are still admired and kept in Pakistan especially along the Northwest Frontier.
North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan.
Like painted up tarts, the gaudy buses of Pakistan wait for customers at the Adda Pir Wadhai bus terminal, a hotbed of male prostitution right on the outskirts of Rawalpindi.
Like painted up tarts, the gaudy buses of Pakistan wait for customers at the Adda Pir Wadhai bus terminal, a hotbed of male prostitution right on the outskirts of Rawalpindi/Islamabad, near the airport of the nation‚ capital.
Cinema billboard, the picture of the ideal woman.
Young boys, many of who are Afghan refugees, clean buses and perform other services for the drivers who take them on as assistants. Some boys, as young as 8 complain of sexual harassment.
Greasy bus cleaning boys watch TV and smoke cigarettes in a terminal hotel while passing time between jobs.
Teen-aged automobile mechanics service more than just cars. Lahore.
Bus cleaner boys warm themselves by a fire of while waiting fro arriving buses to service. Adda Pir Wadhai Terminal, Rawalpindi.
Video game parlors are also commonly used to pick up boys in Pakistan.
Markers, bus terminals and other congested public space are venues for boys sex workers in Pakistan. Many, such as this boy, who sell watches on the street are sex workers.
Fair complexioned Pathan and Afghan shoeshine boys are legion in Lahore. They flash their mascaraed eyes in hopes of attracting older male clients. The swarthier Punjabi men prefer these lighter skinned boys from the Northwest Frontier.
Fair complexioned Pathan and Afghan shoeshine boys are legion in Lahore. They flash their mascaraed eyes in hopes of attracting older male clients. The swarthier Punjabi men prefer these lighter skinned boys from the Northwest Frontier
Roving pleasure boy will try to lure customers to stay at particular hotels that employ them. Afghan hotel manager poses with his pleasure boys. Khyber Bazaar, Peshawar.
Roving pleasure boy at Pir Wadhai Terminal will try to lure customers to stay at particular hotels that employ them.
Hotels also employ young attractive boys to cater to their customers needs. Here a young boy gives a client a head massage.
Barber shops in Pakistan also serve as bath houses and often employ attractive boys to attend the customers. These barber shop boys wait for customers in one of Peshawar‚ larger establishments in Qissa Khawani or the Bazaar of the Storytellers.
A bathhouse boy waits for client.
Another area popular with the men to look for fair complexioned boys is at some of the Buddhist historic sites. The under ground meditation rooms originally used by the monks now suite other purposes.
Afgan boy sits on the ruined stone image of Padmasambava, Guru Rimpoche in Swat Valley.
A male sex worker (standing) solicits a client at an outdoor restaurant.
Local with some of his pleasure boys.
Young boys with advent suitors. The concept of homosexuality does not apply in Asia as it does in the West. Homosexuality is viewed here as a pleasurable activity which does not in any way make you ‚Äúgay‚Äù ( a foreign term).
Bath house boys make extra pocket money by providing sexual services. A bathhouse boy waits for clients. and are vulnerable victims for clients. Khyber Bazaar, Peshawar, Pakistan.