Risky Business

The parties took place twice a week in a three-room apartment, soundproofed for the sake of the neighbors, on Taipei's hopping Nongan Street. The guests—all of them men—paid $7.50 apiece, then stripped down to their underpants, depositing their street clothes in lockers at the door. When Taipei police crashed one of the parties two Saturdays ago in search of illicit drugs, they found what they were looking for: ecstasy, ketamine and marijuana. They also found 92 guys in their Skivvies, plus substantial numbers of used and unused condoms. The headlines the next day described a HALF-NAKED CRAZY...

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