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parenting dating lgbtq A Mom may have Just Placed the First Gay Dating Ad in India for her Son
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A mother in India recently placed a matrimonial ad in the paper for her adult, gay son. It might seem like it would only be a little embarassing for 36 year old activist Harish Iyer to have his mom get involved in his lovelife but it's actually groundbreaking. It is thought to be the first same-sex dating ad placed in an Indian newspaper. In fact many papers refused to publish it.

Iyer told the Times of India that they've gotten a few responses so far but he plans on taking his time to decide on the right man. 

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Li Chenxi (27) is trying to avoid the disparaging title of "sheng nu," or "leftover woman," so she rented a boyfriend to bring home to her family for Chinese New Year.

Every Chinese New Year is basically one large family reunion and Li Chenxi is trying to avoid the inevitable questions of why she'll be alone forever. There's a major stigma in China, a culture that often attaches unflattering labels to the unmarried, so the pressure is on.

Watch how Li Chenxi picks out a boyfriend named Sean (24) and then tries to convince her family that the two are in love.

*Renting a BF is $150, with an extra charge for a kiss and a cuddle.

Here's the full video from Al Jazeera:

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