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    • Lucca

      • Address
        390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
        番禺路390号, 法华镇路
      • Phone
        5295 6979

      Lucca (formerly known as 390) is smack in the middle of Shanghai’s gayborhood. It's a stone’s throw from Happiness, gay friendly Celia, and Telephone 6, which is just upstairs. You’ll see this place immediately from the mass of gay men spilling out into the Panyu Lu... Read more

    • Roxie

      • Address
        2/F, 359 Kangding Lu, near Shaanxi Bei Lu
        康定路359号2楼, 近陕西北路
      • Phone
        3159 3600

      One of Shanghai's only lesbian bars, dimly lit bar/lounge space Roxie arrived in 2015 via a Dutch gal who goes by Ting Ting, who also owns metal bar Inferno. During the week, Roxie is a chill spot for relaxing and conversing with friends, but on the weekend it tends... Read more

    • Happiness 42

      • Address
        42 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
        幸福路42号, 近法华镇路
      • Phone
        5230 0097

      This small spot comes to us from the owners of the former underground gay bastion Shanghai Studio. Unlike that dungeon of pleasure, Happiness 42 goes for a modern chic style with red lighting and a round bar in the main room that's excellent for throwing provocative... Read more

    • Lai Lai Dance Hall

      • Address
        2/F, 235 Anguo Lu, near Zhoujiazui Lu
        安国路235号2楼, 进周家嘴路
      • Phone
        150 2174 7399

      In gaydom, this place is a historical landmark for China’s underground, closeted scene. Way up in Hongkou, Lai Lai is a dance hall in a shabbier part of Shanghai. It screams local in every aspect, and is dominated by middle-aged men. Your only drink option here is... Read more

    • Rice Bar

      • Address
        2/F, 532 Fahuazhen Lu, near Dingxi Lu
        近法华镇路532号2楼, 近定西路
      • Phone
        159 2110 9881

      Small gay lounge / bar on Fahuazhen Lu that's been open for almost a decade. Just a bar, a few couches, a TV, and a fish tank. Drinks average around 50rmb. You've also got several other LGBT venues a quick walk away, like Lucca, Telephone 6, and Happiness 42. They've... Read more

    • Lollipop

      • Address
        141 Tai'an Lu, near Huashan Lu
        泰安路141号, 近华山路
      • Phone
        6281 4891

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    • One Love

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        WeChat-based group
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      One Love is a WeChat-based LBT Group and they provide year-round support and community, through events both big and small. Smaller social events are held 1-2 times a month to grow a network and foster relationships. In addition to the social component, One Love also... Read more

    • Shanghai Queer Film Festival

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        Venues vary according to different activities.
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      Shanghai Queer Film Festival (SHQFF) is the first independent LGBTQ-themed film festival in Shanghai. Launched in 2016, they run a series of events every September to celebrate queer cinema and culture. As a non-profit organization, their team is run entirely by... Read more

    • Qmmunity

      • Address
        696 Weihai Road
        威海路696号
      • Phone

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    • ShanghaiPRIDE

      • Address
        Venues vary each year.
      • Phone

      ShanghaiPRIDE is an annual LGBTQ celebration of diversity. Established in 2009, ShanghaiPRIDE was the first PRIDE event to take place in mainland China, and is organized entirely by volunteers with the support of individuals, media, businesses, and foreign... Read more

    • Les-in-Shanghai

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        Venues change according to different activities.
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      One of Shanghai's oldest English-speaking network of queer women in Shanghai. The group is also one of the organizing groups of ShanghaiPRIDE which happens every year in June. Reach out to them through their Yahoo Group contact to be added to their active WeChat groups. Read more

    • Upstairs

      • Address
        842 Hengshan Lu, near Tianping Lu
        衡山路842号, 近天平路
      • Phone
        5466 0842

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    • Jumpmale

      • Address
        879 Fahuazhen Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
        法华镇路879号, 近延安西路
      • Phone
        6282 8656

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      Club LC

      • Address
        3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Lu
        重庆南路308号3楼, 近建国路
      • Phone
        15921550898

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    • This venue has now closed

      Club Deep

      • Address
        1649 Nanjing Xi Lu, inside Jing'an Park
        南京西路1649号
      • Phone
        6248 7034

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    • This venue has now closed

      Shanghai Studio

      • Address
        Bldg 4, 1950 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Wukang Lu
        淮海中路1950弄4号楼, 近武康路
      • Phone
        6283 1043

      Is it an art gallery? A gay bar? An underwear shop? Does anyone really care when there are pictures of partially and fully nude men adorning the walls? A 6x30 foot shack in a lane off of Huaihai Zhong Lu opens into this underground lair of corridors, bars, a lounge... Read more

    • This venue has now closed

      Mr. Muscle Massage

      • Address
        375 Xinfeng Lu, Jing'an
        新丰路375号,近西康路
      • Phone
        6227 7419

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    • This venue has now closed

      Goddess of Moon male massage club

      • Address
        4F,No 1157,Hong Qiao Lu
        虹桥路1157号4楼(近姚虹路)
      • Phone
        021-62702118 / 13524715130(English)

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    • This venue has now closed

      Pinkhome

      • Address
        18 Gaolan Lu, near Sinan Lu
        皋兰路18号,近思南路
      • Phone
        5382 0373

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    • This venue has now closed

      D2

      • Address
        The Cool Docks, 505 Zhongshan Nan Lu, near Fuxing Dong Lu,
        时尚老码头, 中山南路505弄 靠近复兴东路
      • Phone
        61526543

      One of only a few gay club in Shanghai. This one is a bit out of the way but worth the journey. Read more

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      Frangipani

      • Address
        399 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Lu
        大沽路399号, 近石门路
      • Phone
        5375 0084

      A quaint Gay bar within walking distance from People's Dquare and Nanjing Lu, on a street filled with various F&B outlets. Read more

    • This venue has now closed

      Shanghai Door male masage club

      • Address
        No.889 Jin Sha Jiang Lu
        金沙江路889号(近大渡河路)
      • Phone
        021-62646151 / 13524715130(English)

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    • This venue has now closed

      Kevin's

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      • Address
        Bldg 4, Lane 946 Changle Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
        长乐路946弄4号, 近乌鲁木齐中路
      • Phone
        6248 8985

      Kevin's is a long-established Thai restaurant hidden far down a lane of Changle Lu. Its reputation as a gay-friendly establishment far outweighs any kind of acclaim for its version of Thai food, which is mediocre at best. Atmosphere, however, is a plus. Kevin's is a... Read more

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      The Box

      • Address
        10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu , Oudeng Bowling Centre
        衡山10号, 近永嘉路
      • Phone
        6474 8558

      The Box is your Hengshan Lu connections for all you gay needs -- guys and girl. Drink specials and themed parties are common, as are shirtless men. They stay open late, late, late, but look for it to kick off after midnight. Read more

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      Angel

      • Address
        3/F, 480 Wulumuqi Bei Lu, near Yan'an Lu
        乌鲁木齐北路480号 万泰国际3f, 近延安西路
      • Phone
        400 669 1069

      Recently relocated from Hengshan Lu. Read more

    • This venue has now closed

      Bobo's

      • Address
        3/F Chu Tian Hotel, 1011 Qiu Jiang Lu, near Huiwen Lu
        楚天大酒店三楼, 虬江路1011号, 近会文路
      • Phone
        6471 2887

      This is a bear bar on the third floor of a hotel in Hongkou. Head here for KTV with some bears, LGBT-friendly fun and a dancefloor for leaning on the shoulder of your cuddly man. Best to call first to check whether it's open and exact hours, as they can vary. Read more

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      Transit

      • Address
        141 Tai'an Lu, near Huashan Lu
        泰安路141号 近华山路
      • Phone
        6283 3051

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    • This venue has now closed

      390 Panyu Lu

      • Address
        390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
        番禺路390号, 法华镇路
      • Phone

      Straight-friendly livehouse and gay bar that fits about 300 with lots of seating, two bars, two rooms, and an upstairs level that overlooks a dancefloor of decent size. Some nights earlier on they have live shows by local bands, comedy shows, and art events. In the... Read more

    • This venue has now closed

      Hunter Bar

      • Address
        86 Nanyang Lu, near Tongren Lu
        南阳路86号, 近铜仁路
      • Phone
        6258 1438

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    • This venue has now closed

      Asia Blue

      • Address
        1557 Huashan Lu, near Tai'an Lu
        华山路1557号, 近泰安路
      • Phone
        133 8605 8821

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    • Four Year Anniversary

      Roxie enters its fourth year and promises a "special guest to perform a surprise act" along with DJs Iku Iku and Alynaa. Free entry.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | on Sat Aug 24 2019

    RECENTLY ARCHIVED EVENTS

    • LGBTQ Rainbow Block Party

      LGBTQ block party on that little stretch of Shaanxi Bei Lu where The Rooster and Sumerian are. Both venues will be participating, as well as Jin Hua, Ole Kitchen and Roxie, there will be a special LGBTQ themed cocktail, and the party...
      • Community, Nightlife | Sumerian | on Sat Jul 27 2019
      • 2019-07-27 Finished
    • Lucca Open Mic

      Qmmunity and Open Doors host an open mic where all forms of inclusive art are welcome. First time performers and story tellers are strongly encouraged. Sponsored by HUNT International. Free.
      • Nightlife | Lucca | on Wed Jul 24 2019
      • 2019-07-24 Finished
    • Ice Breaker Fridays

      Drink special on selected cocktails, wine, beers and mixes: two drinks for 100rmb.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | on Fri Jul 19 2019
      • 2019-07-19 Finished
    • Saturday Night

      DJ Kepler & DJ Kougar on music controls at the popular LGBTQ bar for Saturday night party duties. Free entry.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | on Sat Jul 13 2019
      • 2019-07-13 Finished
    • Friday Night

      Drink special on selected cocktails, wine, beer and mixers: two drinks for 100rmb.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | on Fri Jul 12 2019
      • 2019-07-12 Finished
    • Dj Chuck Tour

      Cathy twirling around the pole for ladies' consideration and entertainment. Free entry.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | on Sat Jun 29 2019
      • 2019-06-29 Finished
    • Togayther II Dance Party

      Lucca390 is teaming up with Roxie again fora pop-up dance party with DJ Fat K, DJ TK on the decks and performances by Juju and Alexia Flyer. 100rmb including a drink. (No skating for this event.)
      • Nightlife | RIINK | on Fri Jun 28 2019
      • 2019-06-28 Finished
    • Dj Chuck Tour

      Icebreaker Friday with DJ Chuck Tour on music control and two drinks for 100rmb. Free entry.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | on Fri Jun 28 2019
      • 2019-06-28 Finished
    • Shanghai Pride

      Founded in 2009, Shanghai PRIDE is the first and only LGBT Pride season in mainland China, celebrating diversity for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community and friends. The week-long festival features numerous events and...
      • Community | SmSh Territory | Daily until Jun 16 2019
      • 2019-06-13 Finished
    • ShanghaiPRIDE 2019 - Gender Minorities Forum

      What does the “+” in LGBTQ+ represent? Intersex, non-binary, gender fluid—people often use these terms interchangeably, but they are distinctive identities that are often overlooked. ShanghaiPRIDE is going to explore the infinite...
    • ShanghaiPRIDE 2019 - Rainbow Family Forum

      The 2019 Rainbow Family Forum invites several panelists to continue the discussions on LGBTQ communities and families. This year’s forum will discuss the family lives of same-sex couples and psychological needs, with children and parents...
    • ShanghaiPRIDE 2019 - LGBTQ Groups Open Day

      The LGBTQ Groups Open Day invites more than 30 organizations from various provinces and regions to showcase their different expertise for a diverse dialogue. Free entry.
    • ShanghaiPRIDE 2019 - Pride Art

      [ Update : The venue has changed to Polar Bear Gallery ] Pride Art returns this June by inviting the public to submit artwork that showcases self-identity, diversity, and Pride. This year’s Pride Art is composed of three parts:...
    • ShanghaiPRIDE 2019 - LGBTQ History Forum

      Did you know that Chinese Emperor Ai had a gay lover 2,000 years ago? Did you know that there are hundreds of ancient African languages that contain phrases that refer to LGBTQ identities? Did you know that the vast majority of...
    • ShanghaiPRIDE 2019 - Pink Party

      This is it, the big party of Shanghai Pride, taking place at The Cut Rooftop RIINK, with a strict dress code that you must have something, anything, in pink. 100rmb including a drink. [ Update : the venue has changed to RIINK ]
      • Nightlife | RIINK | on Sat Jun 15 2019
      • 2019-06-15 Finished