Founder Of World’s First Gay Dating Website, Henry Badenhorst Dies

Henry Badenhorst

Founder of Gaydar, one of the world’s first gay dating websites, Henry Badenhorst, has reportedly died at the age of 51.

According to BuzzFeed News, Badenhorst died in South Africa on Saturday, November 11. Initial reports suggest he took his own life.

Badenhorst, who was named one of the most influential LGBT people in Britain by The Independent on Sunday, founded Gaydar in London in 1999.

According to the report, he died after falling from a tower block in his native South Africa.

Badenhorst is survived by his siblings and parents.

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