Evidence of open and active gay communities in urban centres of Pakistan, including Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore, could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. Specific information relating to the situation of homosexuals in urban centres was scarce among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. A 3 April article in The Independent , which discusses Chay , Pakistan's first magazine about sexuality, notes that in Lahore and Karachi, the "gay scene is largely underground" The Independen t 3 Apr. This information could not be corroborated among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. Though not specific to urban centres, the following information may be of interest. This lack of activism, the silences around sexualit ies , and deeply closeted status of most gays and lesbians in Pakistan many of whom lead double lives to avoid revealing their sexual orientation makes it difficult to accurately assess their living conditions and human rights situation.
Gay Pakistan: Where sex is available and relationships are difficult
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Pakistan is not the kind of place that most people would associate with gay liberation. But some say the country is a great place to be gay - even describing the port city of Karachi as "a gay man's paradise". Underground parties, group sex at shrines and "marriages of convenience" to members of the opposite sex are just some of the surprises that gay Pakistan has to offer. Under its veneer of strict social conformity, the country is bustling with same-sex activity. Danyaal, as he's asked to be known, is a something businessman who lives in an affluent part of Karachi, and uses his smartphone to organise Karachi's gay party scene.
Is Pakistan a gay man’s paradise?
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Even in large cities, gays and lesbians have to be highly discreet about their sexual orientation. Pakistani law prescribes criminal penalties for same-sex sexual acts. The Pakistan Penal Code of ,according to Wikipedia Source, originally developed under the British Raj, punishes sodomy with a possible prison sentence and has other provisions that impact the human rights of LGBT Pakistanis, under the guise of protecting public morality and order. Punishment can lead up to the death penalty under sharia law, however, there are no known cases that the death penalty was ever enforced for homosexuality according to ILGA.