Taung Byone Festival Gives Myanmar’s LGBT Community Rare Opportunity to Openly Celebrate

Taung Byone Festival Gives Myanmar’s LGBT Community Rare Opportunity to Openly Celebrate – theworld.org, September 14, 2012
In Myanmar, it’s illegal for men to have sex with other men. There are no gay bars or openly gay celebrities. But for one week each year, in a small village called Taung Byone, thousands of gay and transgender people congregate and celebrate freely. It happens at one of Myanmar’s largest spirit or “nat” festivals…

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