Henry Badenhorst

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Henry Badenhorst
Henry Badenhorst (died 2017) was the co-founder of the Gaydar website.

Badenhorst's partner was Gary Frisch. Their personal relationship ended in 2006, but they remained business partners until Frisch's death in 2007.[1]

Henry Badenhorst was ranked 21 in the Pink List 2010. The citation said:

"Standing down as managing director of the world's biggest online dating site was a big step for Henry Badenhorst last year. However, he has since become chairman of Qsoft Consulting which is behind Gaydar and owns Profile and Lo-Profile, a bar and nightclub in Soho."[2]

Badenhorst died in November 2017, aged 51. Like Frisch, he died by falling from a tall building.[3]

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  1. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/mystery-surrounds-the-death-of-gaydar-founder-436737.html Terri Judd "Mystery surrounds the death of Gaydar founder" The Independent 17 February 2007
  2. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/the-iiosi-pink-list-2010-2040472.html
  3. Lewis Corner, "Gaydar co-founder Henry Badenhorst has died, aged 51", Gay Times, 13 November 2017.