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Chinese men loiter in the bathroom of a large department store, which... News PhotoChina - East Asia,Domestic Bathroom,Emergence,Homosexual,Large,Leisure Activity,Men,Minority Groups,People,Shanghai,Social Issues,StorePhotographer Collection: AFP 2007 AFPShanghai, CHINA: Chinese men loiter in the bathroom of a large department store, which has become the latest hangout for Shanghai's emerging homosexual population, 30 May 2007. China has a gay population estimated in the tens of millions but homosexuality is still a largely taboo subject in the country due to a mix of traditional conservatism and communist prejudice against gays and it was listed as a mental disorder until 2001. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)