20150506_gaymensnetwork_DSC_1451The man known as Geng Le, who launched Blued, the world’s largest gay dating smartphone application, was a respected police officer in China almost 20 years before he left the force in 2009 after fellow officers objected to working with him because of his sexual orientation.

Now Geng Le is the Chief Executive Officer of the Danlan gay men’s network, the non-profit organization behind Blued. During a meeting 6 May with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé in Beijing, China, Geng Le pledged to expand Danlan’s HIV prevention programme. READ FULL