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Added on: 07/14/2021
07/13/2021
Chengdu, China – A week ago without warning, WeChat, a popular social media platform in China, permanently suspended the official accounts of more than a dozen college…

Global News

Added on: 07/14/2021
07/13/2021
A week ago without warning, WeChat, a popular social media platform in China, permanently suspended the official accounts of more than a dozen college LGBTQ groups, igniting…

Global News

Added on: 07/11/2021
The closure of dozens of LGBT student organisations’ WeChat accounts this week may be the result of a larger Chinese nationalist backlash against perceived Western influences, according…

Global News

Added on: 07/09/2021
07/09/2021
During this year’s Pride Month, soccer star Li Ying made history as China’s first female athlete to come out publicly as gay, in a candid series of…

Global News

Added on: 07/08/2021
07/07/2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it was concerned about reports that China had restricted use of social media accounts of LGBTQI Plus…

Global News

Added on: 07/07/2021
07/06/2021
Tencent’s WeChat social media platform on Tuesday evening blocked and wiped all past content of the accounts for the campus LGBTQ groups of China’s top universities, striking…

Global News

Added on: 06/25/2021
06/25/2021
In the ongoing conversation about LGBTQ representation, sometimes the need to expand beyond the American zeitgeist gets lost. Last year, writer/director Ray Yeung managed to do just…

Global News

Added on: 06/24/2021
06/24/2021
Xiukui Ji, a then-22-year old Chinese international student at the University of Arizona, was on the phone with his sister when he told her, “Oh, by the…

Global News

Added on: 06/22/2021
06/22/2021
SHANGHAI — Lauren Qiang used to live a double life: She pretended to be straight at home but wasn’t worried about her sexual orientation while at work….

Global News

Added on: 06/10/2021
06/10/2021
LGBT activists and the Equal Opportunities Commission have lambasted pro-Beijing lawmakers for opposing the 2022 Gay Games. The event promotes values of equality, inclusion and diversity, and…

Global News

Added on: 06/08/2021
06/07/2021
It’s certainly not Pride month in China. A lesbian couple is suing a zoo in Guangzhou as well as the tourism booking service Ctrip after they were…

Global News

Added on: 05/28/2021
Dior, the French house owned by LVMH, the largest luxury group in the world, is collaborating with China’s transgender celebrity Jin Xing for a campaign centred on…

Global News

Added on: 04/24/2021
After more than 50 years of living with her partner, a Chinese lesbian woman in her late 70s faced a lawsuit from her partner’s family to return…

Global News

Added on: 04/22/2021
05/21/2021
A court’s recent ruling that same-sex couples aren’t entitled to the same property rights as married heterosexual couples has once again highlighted the legal predicaments many LGBT…

Global News

Added on: 04/21/2021
04/21/2021
BlueCity Holdings, owner of China’s biggest gay dating app, Blued, announced on Tuesday that He Health, the brand’s health service platform for men, has officially obtained an…

Global News

Added on: 04/14/2021
04/13/2021
The wedding in the spring of 2016 was unlike any China had ever witnessed — two men stood shoulder to shoulder in matching purple tuxedos, professing love…

World Voices

Added on: 04/06/2021
Xong Xhang
Alturi Contributor
What is it like to be LGBTIQ+ in China? Reflecting on the LGBTIQ+ situation in China, Yi outlined his personal experiences as a gay man, and the…

Global News

Added on: 04/01/2021
Leather, glitter, stilettos and a strut — voguing, the underground dance phenomenon, has seized Beijing and given China’s LGBT community a “playground” to celebrate their identities. Sashaying…

Global News

Added on: 03/30/2021
03/29/2021
Abbily, a popular 19-year-old internet celebrity has attracted attention and support – by announcing that she is transgender. “Now, I’m officially a girl…” the star wrote on…

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Added on: 03/28/2021
China’s first non-profit foundation dedicated to training legal talents and offering legal aid to the LGBTQ community was launched on Tuesday by three Chinese lawyers and a…

Global News

Added on: 03/19/2021
03/18/2021
A gay teenager was subjected to months of emotional and physical bullying, including repeated instances of sexual assault, at a school in China. In the most severe…

Global News

Added on: 03/11/2021
03/05/2021
No one invited Bu Yunhao to be in their group for the annual class trip. The other fifth graders at Shanghai Shangde Experimental School made fun of…

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Added on: 03/03/2021
03/02/2021
A court in China‘s eastern Jiangsu province has ruled in favour of a publisher that described homosexuality as a “psychological disorder” in a university textbook. The Suyu…

Global News

Added on: 03/02/2021
A Chinese court has upheld a ruling that a textbook description of homosexuality as “a psychological disorder” was not a factual error but merely an “academic view”….

Global News

Added on: 02/13/2021
BlueCity, a world-leading LGBTQ community platform providing a full suite of services to foster connections and enhance the well-being of the LGBTQ community, launch the “Let Love…

Global News

Added on: 01/31/2021
1/30/21
It’s Saturday night at the HUNK club in Chengdu and men in gold lycra shorts and black boots dance on stage. They wear kimonos, in an apparent…

Global News

Added on: 01/29/2021
01/28/2021
A student has accused his former vocational school of expelling him over a speech he gave on gay rights more than a year ago, highlighting the challenges…

Global News

Added on: 01/23/2021
01/23/2021
May Chow may be the most controversial — and visible — chef in Hong Kong: an acclaimed female restaurateur who is also a symbol of change for…

Global News

Added on: 01/19/2021
For years, Chinese television dramas were the poor cousins of Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese soap operas. A 2018 Chinese remake of the Taiwanese show Meteor Garden is…

Global News

Added on: 01/12/2021
01/10/2021
Browsing the internet as a young policeman in China, Ma Baoli recalls the sheer volume of web pages telling him he was a pervert, diseased and in…