By joining you can have your opinion heard on a wide range of topics: anything from pop culture to the scene, from health issues to the current political climate. In return for your feedback you will gain automatic entry into our monthly competition where you can win anything from free magazines to fabulous nights out in your local LGBT and gay scene.For some of our very lucky winners even more exclusive prizes are up for grabs, including weekends away and the latest tech gadgets for you to get your hands on.“The internet can help support gay lifestyles, to make people know they are not alone and that their feelings are genuine.”Mr.
Like many popular technology start-ups in China, Blued is only beginning to make a profit; most of its services, including chat, live-streaming and a news feed, are free.IT’S YOUR PRIDE – IT’S YOUR LIFE – IT’S YOUR VOICE Thank you for your interest in subscribing to Pride Life!Pride Life is the largest gay magazine and the fastest growing gay brand in the UK.At the time, in the mid-1990s, gay sex was considered a crime in China and homosexuality was classified as a psychological disorder. Ma took courses on criminal psychology where cadets were told that gay people should be viewed suspiciously because they were more likely to commit crimes.“When I realized I was different from other people,” he recalled, “I thought I was ill.”Mr. But instead of finding a supportive community, he found rants describing gay people as lunatics and perverts. Danlan soon became a popular way for gay men in China to connect in an age when many had been resorting to scrawling meeting dates and places on bathroom stalls, worried about the stigma of coming out. Ma chased burglars, filed incident reports and recorded public service announcements. He married, under pressure from friends and family. Ma worried that his decision to come out had contributed to her illness.On health websites, he was bombarded with recommendations to seek medication and electroshock treatment. Ma was inspired in 2000 to start his own website, Danlan.org, Chinese for “light blue,” evoking the clear coastal skies of his childhood. In his spare time, he raced to the keyboard, writing essays for Danlan and chatting with friends under the pseudonym Geng Le. But when his supervisors confronted him about his website in 2012, he offered his resignation. The family agreed to never speak about his sexuality again.