A Chinese Dating App for Gay Men Is Helping Them
This portfolio was also made with the help of an entirely Asian crew: photographer, stylist, hair stylist, makeup, videographer. John Pachankis, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor at the Yale School of Public Health, has been studying the mental health of the LGBTQ community for 15 years and has recently started to explore the effects of gay dating apps.
Searched a couple of the phone numbers they were texting from and saw that they are scam phone numbers. Ling also struggled with his sexuality until reading a best-selling — and controversial — book called Homosexuality in China, written by a sexologist in the mids.
A Deeper Dive into GayCupid:
Committee on Foreign Investment in March. Blued is the brainchild of Ma Baoli, 36, a former policeman who quit his job to play Cupid to millions of gay men in China. Ma Baoli, founder of Blue City, parent company of Chinese gay dating app Blued, supervises his staff at the company's office in Beijing, January 7, Today, Blued employs over staff at its headquarters in Beijing, China, and has recently opened new offices in London, UK to overview the rapid expansion of the app overseas.
But who minds the hassle if you can get a little action? Tinder Tinder is no different here than any other metropolitan city — open up the app and find yourself a hot date.