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China Shows Signs of Embracing LGBT Market

China Shows Signs of Embracing LGBT Market

There are positive signs that Chinese businesses are beginning to pay attention to a lucrative LGBT market, as a Shanghai-based travel agency has launched an advertising campaign aimed at same-sex couples.  The online advert features two same-sex couples – one gay, one lesbian – with an offer to travel to Hong Kong with a discount of […]

Second ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ Conference a Success

Second ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ Conference a Success

“This is actually quite astonishing. A few years ago, police would intimidate and disperse volunteers just for setting up an information booth.” Those were the words of a former lesbian group organiser from Beijing, commenting on the success of a second annual international LGBT conference in the city, held by the Beijing Gender Health Education Institute. The […]