Gigi Chao

Gigi Chao

Gigi Chao is the vice chairman of Cheuk Nang Holdings. She topped the FT's Top 100 LGBT Executives list in 2016.

Gay pride is for the whole family
“I want nothing more than to have a normal family.” They say that on your birthday, at exactly at the hour and minute of your birth, if you make a wish with a contrite heart it may just come true. Every year for as long as I can remember, I made this wish. Back then, it was not because I was a lesbian; but more because my father doesn’t believe in the institution of marriage for men, and security and stability was what my mother had longed for, working for so many years as a singer and actress. In the media spotlight ever since I was a bump on my mother’s belly, growing up I’ve always longed for the anonymity of just being a normal girl, and I dreaded the judgmental glances everywhere that s