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Cambodia's first gay dance troupe upends centuries of tradition

Oct 05, 2019 - 5:19 PM

Bare-chested men wearing crowns and traditional sarongs glide through the slow, graceful movements of the Khmer dance, arching their hands back in poses normally performed by young women in golden dresses

This photo taken on August 31, 2019 shows choreographer Prumsodun Ok (R) with members from the Prumsodun Ok & Natyarasa dance company during an Apsara dance performance in Phnom Penh. Prumsodum OK & Natyarasa is an all-male Apsara company that aims to infuse classical Cambodian ballet with fresh faces, newer music, and cutting-edge outfits. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Tourists in court for cheeky nude snaps at Cambodia's Angkor

May 11, 2015 - 10:11 PM

Two men an Italian and Argentinian and a Dutch woman are arrested after a guard spotted them taking the cheeky pictures at one of the temples at the ancient site on Sunday

ANGKOR WAT. The ancient temples of Angkor Wat bring a sense of pride to Cambodians. Photo by EPA