And Grindr – being an internationally-known application – has presented the gay community here with one major new development: the opportunity to meet gay foreigners either living in Myanmar or passing through.But Ko Lin Thu remains unfulfilled with these options.Als je op de website klikt of op de website navigeert, ga je ermee akkoord dat we op en buiten Facebook informatie verzamelen via cookies.
“Groups of university students would rent out a hostel in Hledan where we’d play guitar and drink.
This was how we’d meet.” “If we found love, it was not so easy to maintain.
“We used to go to the cinema, have lunch together, hang out at Botahtaung Jetty and hold hands,” he said.
Ko Lin Thu then created an account on Facebook, which he still uses.
We built the relationship step by step.” Although times and technology have changed, the secrecy remains.
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I learnt a lot – I guess this was my ‘gay education’.
Eventually, I started to meet these Facebook friends in person.
But Ko Kyaw Htet said his other gripe with clandestine online dating is a bit less severe: fake photos.