Shanghai may not have the most pumping of queer scenes, but it sure does have a range of queer-spaces and queer-friendly venues that are working hard to keep the scene as vibrant and plural as possible. From LGBTQ specific bars and clubs to businesses supporting queer causes, there are far more queer-friendly spots in Shanghai than meets the eye.

Whether it’s for a casual drink, a drag show, coffee or light lunch, check out Shanghai’s queer-friendly venues by clicking the map below.