Shanghai's 3rd annual LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) talent job fair was held recently, more than 900 LGBT employees registered online, with 600 attending the fair on June 17th. The number of people who discussed this event through social media reaches more than 100,000 in China's LGBT community. Some world leading companies engaged in the event with LGBT- friendly policies. According to Paul Bielinski, founder of the organization WorkForLGBT which held this event, " All 43 companies who registered for our job fair this year again pledged support for LGBT employees." However, most companies which attended the fair are foreign ones that are operating in China, "After inviting more than 50 local companies this year including Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent, no top Chinese employers agreed to attend." he added.
July 3 / CCTV