Gender differences in heterosexual dating
Most such spaces and customs were destroyed by the long British rule, but some survived till a century ago...
] The other realm, the one that was once more difficult for foreigners to find and participate in, has always been there.
Most of them think they can even have sex with men without a condom because they think it is less risky than sex with a woman." (Jason, 21-year-old male from Katutura). Instead, sexuality appears as the uneven, ever-moving, erotic and strategic engagements of individuals and groups that take shape within the cultural politics of everyday life (Werbner 1996: 13)... "Prisoners, because they are confined together, will continue having abnormal sexual relations, whether we like it or not," he said." - Kenya: Homosexuality Major Cause of Aids Spread in Prisons (2008): So it came as a shock last week when the man in charge of health services in Kenya's jails admitted that homosexuality is rampant in the facilities and is fuelling the Aids spread, both inside and outside when inmates are freed to rejoin the society.
Kenya Rules Out Condoms For Prisoners (2000, Alternate Link): "He admitted that sodomy and homosexuality are rampant in Kenya's prisons. [Comment: Without doubt, many males in prisons - if not before they went to prison - ended up realizing in an experienced way that male-male sex is enjoyable and that their resulting orgasms were not happening - as I heard some say - 'because' women are not available.
But if I have a date upstairs and my family is downstairs, they wont even come up. "Theyre quite shameless about it." Talal, a Syrian who moved to Riyadh in 2000, calls the Saudi capital a "gay heaven." This is surprising enough.
But what seems more startling, at least from a Western perspective, is that some of the men having sex with other men dont consider themselves gay.