Last weekend marked the celebration of spring, or the Basant festival, for Pakistanis. Taking part in the colorful and joyous celebration in Lahore were many openly gay men, who partied on the rooftops and streets while in dresses! Could this be the beginning of a gay pride in Pakistan? LGBT organizations say their communities are doing well in Pakistan. As of yet, openly gay men have not been actively targeted, and many take this to be a subtle sign of acceptance.
Gay pride rising in Pakistan
Update: The article is actually a couple years old- my mistake!