If you can’t see anything, try QQ video instead.

On a Friday night in Beijing, You Yi, a gay volunteer at PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) China, was ready to go live online to talk about sexual identity and share his experience of coming out to his family.

“By doing live streaming, we hope to tell everyone what homosexuality is really about,” You Yi told TechNode.

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