Despite Anti-Gay Rhetoric, Pakistan Watches the Most Gay Porn

Apr 12, 2016 at 5:21 pm |
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The minute that you say ‘no’…

Why is it that the more taboo something is, the more popular it becomes?

Humans are born to be rule-breakers, and people living in stricter, more repressed societies are no different. It’s a tale as old as time: from Church corruption to lying politicians, we’ve seen dogma and reputation lead to sweet social irony again and again.

A recent study by Mother Jones has unveiled that Pakistan—a country known for its strict and degrading laws regarding homosexuality—is also the #1 consumer of gay porn on the internet.

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But why is that?

Does societal repression drive people towards furtive gay porn consumption?

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