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Added on: 03/21/2022
03/20/2022
On March 9, the murder of a transgender person took place in Wuhan Paradise Walk (武汉江宸天街), a large shopping center in downtown Wuhan. The victim was a…

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Added on: 02/27/2022
2/27/22
China has banned the gay dating app ‘Grindr’ which is popular among networking apps among the circles of the LGBTQ community across the globe. The removal came…

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Added on: 02/24/2022
02/24/2022
Before it was China’s answer to YouTube, Bilibili started as a niche streaming platform for fans of anime, comics, and games (ACG). Today, it’s one of China’s…

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Added on: 02/14/2022
BEIJING (AFP) – The highly anticipated return of “Friends” to Chinese streaming platforms soured quickly after fans noticed an LGBT plot line was cut from the American…

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Added on: 02/09/2022
02/08/2022
It was a Singaporean news report on the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, live from a Beijing bar filled with eager fans. Yet it was two men –…

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Added on: 02/06/2022
The 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off its razzlin’, dazzlin’, flipplin’, slidin’ 16-day event with a fireworks-heavy opening ceremony this morning in Beijing, and if you’re anything like…

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Added on: 02/03/2022
02/03/2022
Achill is blowing through Chinese civil society as activists, journalists and academics report receiving police warnings and censorship of their social media platforms in recent weeks as…

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Added on: 02/01/2022
A systematic review found a high prevalence of mental health problems among transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals living in China and that there was limited access…

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Added on: 01/31/2022
Before she became Belgium’s first Winter Olympian in the sport of skeleton, Kim Meylemans came out as gay. “Being true to myself, instead of hiding or changing…

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Added on: 01/20/2022
01/19/2022
Li Ying is back with the Steel Roses. New national team coach Shui Qingxia, the first woman at the helm of the Chinese women’s national footall team,…

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Added on: 12/06/2021
12/05/2021
Same-sex marriages involving a Chinese spouse might soon be recognized, as the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) yesterday said it plans to amend cross-strait regulations to conform with…

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Added on: 12/03/2021
12/2/2021
For Mei, logging into the WeChat account for his queer student society was habitual, like eating or sleeping. For six years, he helped run one of China’s…

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Added on: 11/29/2021
People often ask me what it’s like to be queer or trans in China. It was the number one question I encountered when I returned to Melbourne…

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Added on: 11/08/2021
11/07/2021
China has opened its first dedicated clinic for adolescents and children who wish to change their gender. The clinic, at the Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai,…

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Added on: 11/05/2021
11/04/2021
An LGBT advocacy group in China that has spearheaded many of the country’s legal cases pushing for greater rights is halting its work for the foreseeable future. LGBT Rights Advocacy China…

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Added on: 10/29/2021
When a lesbian couple in Hong Kong broke up last year after nearly two decades together, they agreed it was crucial they both continued to play an…

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Added on: 10/16/2021
Many cultural-political scholars have suggested that nationalism involves active control over a population’s biological traits such as health, reproduction, gender, sexuality and more. China’s recent campaign against…

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Added on: 10/10/2021
On August 13 last year, the organisers of Shanghai’s long-running LGBT pride festival abruptly announced the event was being cancelled indefinitely without explanation. The news came as…

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Added on: 10/07/2021
On August 13 last year, the organisers of Shanghai’s long-running LGBT pride festival abruptly announced the event was being cancelled indefinitely without explanation. The news came as…

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Added on: 10/04/2021
10/03/2021
HONG KONG — Huang Xi, the founder of mainland China’s only nonprofit organization offering psychological counseling to transgender people, is a rarity — a Chinese transgender woman…

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Added on: 10/03/2021
China will reportedly ban video games that don’t promote “correct values” and “accurate understanding” of the country’s history and culture, a leaked internal document shows. That includes…

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Added on: 09/29/2021
09/29/2021
In a series of crackdowns that included big tech firms, entertainment stars, business magnets, China is now targeting the LGBTQ community. Fabien Baussart, writing in The Times…

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Added on: 09/26/2021
9/17/21
China officially has a “male feminization” problem. That’s not some throwaway line or social media meme. It’s actual policy from the nation’s education ministry, which plans to…

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Added on: 09/19/2021
A Chinese volleyball athlete has taken the rare step of publicly revealing she is gay by releasing a marriage-registry-style photo of her and her girlfriend on Weibo….

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Added on: 09/16/2021
The Hong Kong Gay Games have been postponed until November 2023 in view of the current coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions, its organisers have told HKFP. The…

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Added on: 09/05/2021
Beneath a rainbow-coloured umbrella, tour guide Michael Tsang Chi-fai addresses a rapt audience about a four-hour walk ahead. “We’re going to visit different places you may have…

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Added on: 08/30/2021
08/29/2021
A Chinese university appears to have asked its colleges to make lists of their LGBTQ+ students and report on their “state of mind,” a purported internal directive…

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Added on: 08/19/2021
08/18/2021
Chao Xiaomi cut quite a figure as she strutted down an alley near the Forbidden City in the brilliant May sunshine. The 38-year-old was dressed to kill…

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Added on: 08/05/2021
07/29/2021
Nationalist users on Chinese social media platform Weibo have attacked foreign consulates in the southern capital of Guangzhou for seeking to “bring down China” with an LGBTQ…

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Added on: 07/16/2021
07/13/2021
Nonbinary Vikings – Viking imagery in contemporary culture is heavily associated with stereotypes surrounding masculinity; long-haired, heavily muscled warriors are used to sell everything from beer to…