The Closed Circle describes this in detail, saying that a family quarrel between father and son (the womenfolk are “invisible”) can take the shape of the old man wringing out his genitals and dryhumping the upstart.
There is every reason to think that when the British ruled Mandate Palestine, controlled Egypt and huge Arab lands, (1917-1948) the likes of T.E. Lawrence and a host of British upper crust, Sandhurst types were already used to gay relations by the time they ruled the Arabs. Effeminate British gentlemen from all boy schools curried favor with local Arab boys and men all over the Middle East. They had a lot in common even though it was Lord over local inhabitant. Just go back and watch Lawrence of Arabia or read the 7 Pillars of Wisdom.