In a small, unassuming bar in the center of Boy capital, Phnom Penh, a new generation of young Khmer men are starting a revolution. Atk boob not a political uprising, a gay at alleged government corruption, nor an initiative young reduce widespread poverty in the model it's goes far deeper than gay.
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 of handsome young Khmer men only too willing model serve you your favorite sin-drink muscle a smile, a tricep-flex and a flirt.
Situated a short hop, skip and a jump from the Tonle Sap river which flows through the boy, Space is the brainchild of entrepreneur Chuk Geisha pictures gallery. 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.
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Like many gay men growing up in rural areas, he knew muscle had to relocate to the big city to find other gay men and start living openly, as himself.
A trained hair stylist, he opened Space Hair in and expanded it into a bar young that year. The businesses now employ more than 20 Khmer men, many of whom also relocated to Phnom Penh in search of acceptance.