Gay monks behaving badly?

Not really a Portland issue per se, but this article about gay monks in thailand being reprimanded for wearing tight clothes and having flamboyant eyebrows made me laugh…

From the BBC website:

A Buddhist preacher in Thailand has announced plans for new guidelines aimed at curbing the flamboyant behaviour of gay and transgender monks.

The “good manners” curriculum – the country’s first – is being introduced in the northern province of Chiang Rai.

The senior monk told the BBC he was particularly concerned by effeminate activities among novices such as the wearing of make-up and tight robes.

Read the full article…

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