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They pepper the show with quite a few F-bombs and “s”.
Storyline topics range from mistresses—one girl is even sleeping with her boss’ husband—to sex toy escapades to smoking weed to promiscuous, drunken sex.
Filmmaker Popo Fan — whose documentary about PFLAG China, was one of the censored LGBT productions — said businesses are moving at a faster rate than the government when it comes to acceptance, because of the sheer size of China’s gay market.
Technology, like apps, allowed businesses to count the size of this market — and the potential profits are too big to ignore.
‘The substantial spending ability of gays and the funding support we got indicate the strong power of the so-called pink economy.’ Blued has recorded profits and invested into international markets with its e-commerce, live streaming, gaming healthcare and entertainment services.
Dating apps are beyond on the reach of Chinese censors who last year released a new set of guidelines which forbid homosexuality and other ‘abnormal sexual relationships and sexual behavior’ to screen on television.
Same-sex marriage is not legal, and only 39 percent of the country’s population believes it should be, according to a recent survey by Work For LGBT.
Sent to a labor camp for three years, Ning, now 77 and known as "Granny Paris," still keeps returning to the scene of his alleged crimes."It's like home," said Ning, who earned his exotic nickname in the 1960s after having a dalliance with a chef from Paris who was working for the French Embassy in Beijing.
But in one section, up a hill covered in vegetation, men — old and young, well-dressed and casual, married and single — stroll on stone-paved lanes, making eye contact with others.
A sustained glance can develop into a smile and much more.
But for many gay Chinese, it is still difficult to buck social pressure to find a spouse of the opposite sex and have children.
Confucian ideology makes no allowances for homosexuality, and there are no legal protections against discrimination. At first glance, it looks no different from other Beijing parks: In an open plaza, middle-age women dance to catchy pop songs while elderly men clamor over Chinese chess in front of a statue saluting workers, peasants and soldiers of the 1960s Cultural Revolution.In what can be interpreted as move to a more accepting attitude towards LGBTI people, gay app Blued has secured state sponsored funding.