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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Edison Fan

Finalist in LGBTQ+ Account

About Edison Fan

Edison Fan has been making waves for a few years now, although 2019 saw him really stand out as a model and LGBTQ+ advocate. Like many, China is a country where members of the LGBTQ+ community face a ton of discrimination, but that hasn’t stopped Edison from making his claim as the biggest model in China, showcasing his exciting life to his 520K+ Instagram followers. In a 2019 interview with PaperMan, he talked about the reasons why Edison and his Instagram resonate so much with people in China. Edison said, "We all have our ways of supporting the community, and I do it through showcasing my life candidly."

Edison Fan's best work on social