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Hong Kong lesbian socialite admits ‘disgust’ on meeting trans woman

Gigi Chao, whose father offered a $500 million to any man who could turn her straight, admits her prejudice against trans women.

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31st May 2013 00:23

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

Hong Kong lesbian socialite Gigi Chao, whose father offered $500 million (Hong Kong dollars, $64 million, €50 million) to any man who could change her sexuality, has spoke candidly about her trans prejudice during a university discussion forum.

Chao admitted to 250 students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong that she felt ‘disgusted’ when she met a transgender woman to talk about LGBT issues.

‘When I heard his story, I felt ashamed of my feelings because there was no solid basis for them,’ said Chao, the Hong Kong Standard reports.

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