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Surfing For Love (LGBT screening)


June 23rd, Monday, 7:30pm (free entry) SCREENING + Q&A with the director

Queer Comrades is China’s only independent long-running LGBT webcast.  Our mission is to document Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture in all its aspects in order to raise public awareness.

 “Surfing For Love”

The arrival of the Internet in the 1990s opened up a new chapter for the Chinese LGBT movement.  It was the start of an era during which LGBT people really got to know each other, and brought an end to dark days of utter isolation when many queers felt they were alone in the world.  With the talk show “Surfing for Love”, Queer Comrades dives into the online dating phenomenon ruling present-day Chinese queer communities.  Featuring internet pioneers Geng Le, founder of the mobile dating app “Blued” which boasts over 3 million registered users, and Yuan Yuan, founder of a popular online group for lesbians looking for sex, the talk show takes a look at the unwritten rules of cyber loving, investigates what we are looking for on the web, and what we find…

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