How it’s being a homosexual in a country which is based on the ideology of Islam? Being gay in Pakistan is not that easy as it’s in the western countries. I’m belonging to a religious family and a bit religious too. I like boys but I can’t say that openly not even tell my parents nor friends. Everyone will start hating me, bulling me and my life will be like a hell to me.
Few years back I was afraid that it’s just me who is homosexual in Pakistan not anyone else and I start cursing myself. Because I never met anyone nor told that am interested in boys nor found anyone saying that, so I was a bit curious about myself that something is wrong with me.
But then I knew about the Grindr. The app for gay’s meetup and hangout. I said to myself let’s check it out I don’t think it will work here because here no one is gay.
But i was shocked when I used it. Hundreds thousands of people where there and they are from my city. Wow, is that real I asked myself.
Yes it is. In Pakistan LGBT community exist but they do their activities underground. Then due to this app i connect to the people chat with them and communicate with them. Share my feelings and then i knew that there are lots of lesbian and gays some are open some are not.
There are people exist in Pakistan who think that it’s a decision of everyone his or her on personal life we don’t have to interfere in it. But the majority of people are against this.
As this year millions of American and other came out on Facebook, small number of people also came out on Facebook change their profile pictures. Yeah they face bullies and all those things as I said it’s not that easy.
But still something is better than nothing. People are getting into relationship with the same sex and enjoy life without telling anyone. LGBT people using different apps and Facebook to communicate and find someone like them for love for relation.
The best part which I like here is that you can hang out with guys and meet up them easily as compared to the opposite sex. Like you went out with a guy all time by saying he is my friend and all is okay other than that disclosing him your partner. So mostly homosexual couple’s meet up easily on coffee shops and restaurant but of course they don’t do sexual things in open place but they can be on dinner with each other easily as compared to other part of world where meeting with same person continuously is a bit difficult.
Summarizing all, if you are homosexual and living in Pakistan and don’t want be hurt by anyone don’t be open in front of everyone that you are homosexual. Just in front of those who don’t interfere in other lives.