It looks like a choke-out sleeper hold and the look on the boy's face is neither happy nor peaceful. You don't wrap the neck from behind like that, you just don't. I hate to say this but I think this illustrates how people can need male touch so much that they're attracted to an example of it being done "wrong".
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