via CNNGo, by Xing Zhao

Excerpt:

Inside the three-bedroom apartment, five solidly built men sit around smoking and looking at photos of half naked men flashing on a computer screen. These are workers during their down time.

“We only give massages if clients require it,” says the boss of the house, Brother Y, with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth. “But normally, it’s RMB 500 for a quickie and RMB 600 for the night.”

While he’s explaining his profession to me, Brother Y is also busy answering a client’s QQ messages on his mobile. Clearly a popular man.

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