Re: Afghani boy with henna

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Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on August 20, 2002 at 11:29:19:

In reply to: Re: Afghani boy with henna posted by Lauren on August 20, 2002 at 02:36:03:

: The dancing boy thing- this is similar to the Persian/Turkish concept?

Yes. When the sexes are strictly separated, and when women are
considered "impure", pre-pubescent boys may fill a feminine "darling"
niche in the male society.


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