Hussein comforts his boyfriend on a balcony after he overdosed on hashish. Regardless, this intimate portrait is filled with love and life. The couple is surrounded by cardboard boxes and furniture, unpacking and getting organized in their brand new home. It was very popular for an independent male adult to fall in love with a young boy. Discover Thomson Reuters. Leyla is an unhappy nurse being beaten by her husband. The couple, a lawyer and retired academic, pay for his English classes.
Istanbul, Turkey, 26th June
She sends me messages and asks: His quest to find Mr Gay Syria is now the subject of a documentary directed by Ayse Toprak, a Turkish journalist for whom Hassino worked as a fixer. MSMs allowed to donate blood. Istanbul has become one of the main centres of Syrian culture and life in exile, and is also home to a growing community of LGBTQ Syrians standing up and asserting their identities and their rights.