Leslie Cheung: Asia's gay icon lives on 15 years after his death

Leslie Cheung: Asia's gay icon lives on 15 years after his death
 

For the past 15 years fans of tormented superstar Leslie Cheung, one of the first celebrities to come out as gay in Asia, have gathered at Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental Hotel to mourn the day he took his own life.
It's a poignant sign of why the daring and troubled star is still important today.
One of Hong Kong's most popular male singers and actors of the mid-1980s, Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing was not afraid of provoking controversy with his overt sexuality and provocative performances during a more socially conservative era.
And 15 years after his death, Cheung is still attracting new fans,... read more

 
9 April 2018 in World News, Views: 87
Source: BBC
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