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Denise Ho is an award winning Hong Kong based singer, actress, and pro-democracy and LGBTQ rights activist. She publicly announced she was gay in 2012, becoming the first mainstream female singer in Hong Kong to come out of the closet. Ho was a staunch supporter of the 2014 Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong, and was arrested for taking part in the nonviolent pro-democracy protests. Despite pressure from the Chinese government, Ho continues to speak out for democracy in Hong Kong and LGBTQ rights globally.
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Zing Tsjeng is VICE Media UK's Executive Editor. She has debated at Telegraph Women events, appeared on Late Night Woman's Hour and written for Dazed, the Guardian and Broadly. She also presents documentaries for VICE – 1.2 million YouTube users watched her video, Acid Attacks. Her book series, Forgotten Women, profiles the women who shaped and were erased from our history. You can follow her on Twitter at @misszing, where she can be found tweeting angry political commentary and slightly less angry memes.