My girlfriend proposed to me the day we graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, one of the most respected schools in China. That’s a tradition here – but not if you’re a lesbian.

After photos of our proposal went viral, party officials at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies threatened to withhold my diploma, saying we should “keep our homosexuality to ourselves and don’t pester others.”

It didn’t stop there. They outed me to my parents and had the police break into my apartment to collect personal notes as “evidence”.

I’m devastated and humiliated, but I’m fighting back and need your help.

Sign my petition asking my university to publicly apologise to me, my girlfriend, and my family – and to make sure this never happens again.