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Added on: 01/09/2021
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…

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Added on: 12/31/2020
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…

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Added on: 12/30/2020
12/29/2020
“In China, the channel is hidden,” he tells Sky News. Buying and administering unapproved drugs is risky. Unscrupulous dealers can substitute safe substances for animal hormones. Transgender…

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Added on: 12/23/2020
WUHAN, China (Reuters) – In a converted factory building in downtown Wuhan, 22-year-old Xiong Feng, who goes by the name Daiki, struts and spins in a black…

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Added on: 12/22/2020
12/20/2020
The Beijing LGBT Center held a workshop on Thursday at Beijing Normal University for more than 100 graduate students majoring in consulting psychology so that these future…

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Added on: 12/17/2020
12/17/2020
Tan Seng Kee, a 62-year-old retired doctor and LGBTQ+ activist, recently filed a motion in Singapore’s High Court, asking it to order the city-state’s cabinet to revoke…

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Added on: 12/08/2020
When Juno star Elliot Page, known as Ellen Page until December, came out as transgender, his social media pages were instantly filled with blessings and love from…

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Added on: 11/22/2020
In March 2018, when Huang Xiaodi turned 17, her family told her to return home to Jiangyin, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, so they could throw a…

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Added on: 11/09/2020
11/09/2020
She told the young man, one of 7 million conducting China’s once-in-a-decade census, that she and her girlfriend lived together. Where the questionnaire asked for “relationship to…

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Added on: 11/02/2020
11/01/2020
Early in college, Ou Jiayong had already learned two things. One, textbooks can be wrong. And two, it can be hard to change them — especially on…

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Added on: 10/31/2020
10/30/2020
Like many gay Chinese growing up at the turn of the millennium, Duan Shuai began his long, deliberate process of coming out online. After school, he would…

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Added on: 09/25/2020
09/17/2020
Last fall, as China’s lawmakers neared finalizing the country’s first-ever Civil Code, they opened to public comment its draft chapters on marriage and other areas of law….

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Added on: 09/18/2020
09/17/2020
A court in eastern China’s Fujian province has ruled against a woman who sued her ex-partner for custody of their 1-year-old daughter in a landmark legal case…

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Added on: 09/05/2020
In her white sleeveless top, strappy silver sandals and long blue skirt, which is destined to be thrown off minutes into her set, dancer Tenzin Mariko stepped…

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Added on: 09/04/2020
09/03/2020
LGBT+ people in Hong Kong can log discrimination through a new mobile app backed by one of the city’s most prominent property heiresses, in a first for…

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Added on: 08/31/2020
08/31/2020
As Anna remembers it, there were a dozen women standing outside the ladies’ room, barring one of her fellow tutors from going in. The reason? She looked…

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Added on: 08/29/2020
08/28/2020
Before his son started school last year, Su Ge spent weeks researching kindergarten options in the eastern city of Nanjing. After much deliberation, he selected the most…

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Added on: 08/28/2020
08/27/2020
Annual Pride celebrations are not common in cities across China, but the city of Shanghai is an exception, where Pride events have occurred for a dozen years….

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Added on: 08/28/2020
08/27/2020
Steven King, a popular content creator on the social media platform TikTok, said he stumbled across the video-sharing app by accident early last year. “I saw an…

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Added on: 08/21/2020
08/14/2020
ShanghaiPRIDE, one of China’s longest running gay pride groups, said it was cancelling all activities and events for the foreseeable future, citing the need to protect the…

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Added on: 08/15/2020
08/14/2020
The organisers of Shanghai Pride have unexpectedly announced that the event is suspending its work after 11 years, fueling concerns about a growing LGBTQ crackdown in China….

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Added on: 08/14/2020
08/13/2020
A new Chinese commercial for a Cartier ring has drawn scepticism for portraying people who viewers believe were meant to be gay couples as family or friends….

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Added on: 08/12/2020
08/11/2020
Many of Yang Yiliang’s works are similar to Chinese folk art: Traditional motifs including flowers and animals are intricately cut from red paper, symbolizing happiness, fortune, and…

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Added on: 08/04/2020
08/03/2020
A Chinese university student has sued a publisher for producing a textbook that classifies homosexuality as a ‘sexual physiological disorder’. The lesbian woman, 23, also brought a…

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Added on: 07/26/2020
The Chinese government has rejected the LGBT community’s demand for the legalisation of same-sex marriage when the country’s parliament adopted China’s first civil code in May. This…

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Added on: 07/18/2020
07/17/2020
Clutching a photograph of his son, Michael boarded a flight from Shanghai to Beijing for a tough conversation. After dinner with his parents, he solemnly called a…

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Added on: 07/16/2020
The Beijing LGBT Center recently opened an account on Douyin, the domestic version of TikTok, attracting over 2,400 followers and featuring short videos that address misconceptions about…

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Added on: 06/30/2020
06/29/2020
Engaged for over three years, Guo and Zhu are fed up waiting for Chinese lawmakers to approve same-sex marriage — instead, they have turned online to gain…

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Added on: 06/23/2020
06/23/2020
China has punished 10 live-streaming platforms for “chaotic” content including revealing clothing on female stars and “vulgar hot dances”, the cyberspace watchdog said Tuesday. The sites including…

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Added on: 06/15/2020
06/14/2020
More than 100 people took part in the Shanghai’s eighth annual Pride Run on Sunday, one of a series of events over nine days in China’s financial…