In a win for the Chinese LGBTI community a Beijing court will review a decision over textbooks, which describe homosexuality as a ‘psychological disorder’. A 21 year old lesbian, known as Qiu Bai, issued a case against the Chinese Ministry of Education stating that the textbooks are homophobic. Qiu Bai, a long-time activist for the LGBTI community, has been pursuing this case since 2014 when she discovered the textbooks at the Sun-Yat Sen University library. "Textbooks should at least describe homosexuality with objectivity,” she told Sixth Tone.
June 20 / Gay News Network