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Chinese company to buy US gay app Grindr
May 26, 2017
Chinese company Beijing Kunlun Tech has announced on Tuesday that it will acquire remaining 38.47% stake in the world's largest gay social network app Grindr for $152m.
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China's new multibillion-dollar target market: LGBT youth
February 28, 2017
China's Spring Festival, which celebrates the lunar New Year, is the ultimate test for fledgling romances. A partner's invitation to meet family signals commitment; but for China's LGBT population, the holiday creates disproportionate stress. Only 5 percent of them have come out of the closet, and they are, as a group, under remarkable pressure to get married to someone of the opposite sex.
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Gay dating app Blued bags strategic investment from China’s state-run media
February 08, 2017
Contrary to most foreigners would believe, China is shifting to a much milder tone towards the country’s thriving LGBT community, especially when it comes to the online world. This is evident enoug…
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The pink yuan: how Chinese business is embracing the LGBT market
January 05, 2017
While businesses in China are embracing the ‘pink economy’, their human resources policies aren’t embracing LGBT rights
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Building a Community, and an Empire, With a Gay Dating App in China
December 17, 2016
For 16 years, Ma Baoli hid his life as a gay man from his family. Now, as attitudes shift, he sees a lucrative business opportunity.
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Gay Social Networks, Hornet And China-Based Blued, Enter Into First Global Cooperation
December 17, 2016
Hornet, the world's second largest gay social network, announced today that it has entered into a mutually beneficial cooperation with Blued, the largest gay social network in China. As part of the cooperation, Blued will be participating in an extension of the funding round to help expand upon the momentum and growth rates Hornet has been experiencing.
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'PINK ECONOMY' in China set to soar as companies target LGBT community
December 01, 2016
A new business model is coming to China as entrepreneurs begin developing products for the rapidly emerging market. 
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250 Business Leaders Attend 3rd China LGBT “Pink Market” Conference
November 17, 2016
1st China LGBT Advertising Showcase, Annual Community Report Released
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China’s Most Popular Gay App’s Valuation Exceeds $300 Million after 2 Rounds of Financing
June 03, 2016
Following the completion of two rounds of financing, Series C and C+, Blued, the most popular gay social-networking app in China, is now valued at over $300 million.
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Gay Consumers' Spending Power Draws Attention in China — But Stigma Remains
November 28, 2015
Homosexuality has long been taboo in China. But the spending power of China’s LGBT-community is attracting growing attention.
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China begins to wake up to spending power of its LGBT citizens
November 12, 2015
A ground-breaking LGBT report in China says that one in three LGBT Chinese plan to come out in next five years; but 5% still want a marriage of convenience
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Gay dating apps battle for supremacy in China
July 21, 2015
It wasn’t so long ago that "Geng Le," the former policeman who founded one of China’s earliest gay websites was being forced to play cat-and-mouse with the Chinese auth...
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5 Things You Should Know About China's Booming Gay App Market
July 21, 2015
The legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S. has marked another milestone for equality. But in China, both government and society still
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China Holds First Gay Employment Fair
May 22, 2015
2nd Annual LGBT Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Conference highlights the business for workplace inclusion, Job Fair welcomes 400 LGBT job seekers and 17 major companies including Google, Starbucks, Ford, IBM, McKinsey, and Microsoft 
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Chinese Businesses Eye Purchasing Power of LGBT Community
March 18, 2015
Chinese businesses are starting to show interest in the purchasing power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) consumer market, often referred to as the “pink dollar,” a trend led by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
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