China launches first gay TV show – BBC News

0307_69366.jpgFrom BBC News (photo: poster for the gay show “Connected by the Same Sex [ÂêåÊÄßÁõ∏Ëøû]” via

A Chinese TV channel has launched what it says is the first ever programme to focus on gay issues in China.

The programme is being broadcast over the internet and will feature gay presenters discussing issues related to the homosexual community.

The weekly 12-episode show has been produced by Hong Kong-listed broadcaster Phoenix Satellite Television.

It will be accessible to millions of people through the broadcaster’s internet site and other portals, said the show’s producer, Gang Gang. [Full Text]

– Phoenix TV online’s news about the program (Chinese) and a feature section (Chinese) on the program and gay topics

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