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Inside Mongolia’s Only Gay Bar

By Lila Seidman June 3, 2016   At the only gay bar in the most sparsely populated independent country in the world, Zorig Alima tells me he’s a “penis shaman.” The proprietor of d.d/h.z says he can confidently predict men’s penis sizes and sexual predilections. He gives my companion a disputable “reading,” and dashes away

Gay Mongolia: A Remote Path

Intro: Across the vast steppes of the once-great empire of Genghis Khan, a quiet and rural culture struggles to emerge from recent Communist oppression. In the capital of Ulan Bator, a U.N. consultant finds refreshing sexual attitudes in a warm gay relationship with a modern native Mongolian. Also, in 2009 the first LGBT NGO was

LGBT Life in Mongolia

Mongolia: Tales of a Dusty City, Friendly Nomads and a Few LGBT Natives In 2012 Katie Cook and Maggie Young, photo right, went on a year-long journey to discover the range of LGBT experiences of people we meet around the world.  Along the way, they sought out, met with, and interviewed native LGBT folks.  In