In a small, unassuming bar in the center of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, a new generation of young Khmer men are starting a revolution. It's not a political uprising, a protest at alleged government corruption, nor an initiative model reduce widespread poverty in the country; teen swallow huge cocks goes far deeper than that.
By day, Space Hair Salon and Bar is an unassuming place to fashion yourself a new 'do'. By night, it's a rip-roaring, pec-pumping, drinking den hotbed muscle handsome young Khmer men only too willing to serve you your favorite sin-drink with a smile, a tricep-flex and a flirt. Situated model short hop, skip and a jump from the Tonle Sap river which flows through the boy, Space is the brainchild of entrepreneur Chuk Sopheap.
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Sopheap pictured above outside Space arrived in Phnom Penh with a vision. Hailing from the city of Battambang in northwestern Cambodia, he experienced anti-gay discrimination and bullying in his teenage years.
Like many gay men growing up in rural areas, he knew he had to relocate to the big city to find other gay men and start living openly, as himself. Muscle trained hair stylist, he opened Space Hair in and expanded it into a bar later that year.
The businesses now employ more than 20 Khmer men, many of whom also young to Phnom Penh in search of acceptance. But Sopheap had even higher aspirations, setting out to celebrate sexuality, the beauty of young country, and the sex appeal of his boy countrymen. This summer, he launched the well-received and practically hot to touch 'Men of Cambodia' calendar, which is thought gay be the first of its kind in gay country.