Jacky Lok Hang Chan, Jeffrey Yu, Jing Shi and Yelin Qiu
Injecting some much-needed life into Shanghai’s LGBTQ+ nightlife scene since the end of 2016, Jacky Lok Hang Chan, Jeffrey Yu, Jing Shi and Yelin Qiu – the minds behind regular, themed queer blowout Snap! – might be party boys, but their baby is much more than just a party. ‘It’s a platform for people to be whoever they want,’ explains Shi, a carefree space for Shanghai’s queer community and its allies to go all-out together ‘without fear of repercussions,’ adds Yelin. And, as Chan puts it, in a transient city like Shanghai, what could be more important than a space to meet new friends? Hear, hear.