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Added on: 04/02/2019
Yanzi, founder of the Guangzhou-based LGBT Rights Advocacy of China group, this week asked Chinese film-goers what they thought about the censored version of Bohemian Rhapsody, the…

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Added on: 03/21/2019
03/20/2019
The urge to have a child hit Geng Le hard after age 35. A former cop from China’s Hebei province, he’d launched a gay dating app called Blued…

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Added on: 03/08/2019
China’s acceptance of the U.N. Human Rights Council’s recommendations on LGBT+ rights is a “milestone”, gay rights groups said on Thursday, urging Beijing to work with activists…

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Added on: 02/03/2019
Three transgender people who identify as male lost their legal bid on Friday to be recognised as such on their Hong Kong identity cards, in a setback…

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Added on: 01/28/2019
01/26/2019
Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) A Taiwanese volunteer who went to China recently to campaign against its sexual orientation therapies sees the LGBT communities on both sides of…

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Added on: 01/22/2019
01/22/2019
With the end of January 2019 fast approaching, and with it, Chinese New Year just around the corner, it’s time again to look back and remember personal achievements over…

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Added on: 01/20/2019
On a hazy day this week, a convoy of three white trucks is making its way through the streets of Nanjing, in eastern China. They are covered…

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Added on: 01/12/2019
01/11/2019
Regional authorities in China shut down two LGBTI organizations on Tuesday (8 January). The Municipal Affairs Bureau in the southern metropolis Guangzhou labeled the Guangzhou University Rainbow Group and…

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Added on: 01/10/2019
A Hong Kong-based charity that uses art to fight sexual-orientation discrimination is taking the largest ever LGBT Asian contemporary art exhibition to Bangkok in November. “Spectrosynthesis II”…

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Added on: 01/06/2019
01/06/2019
Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said on Sunday, following media reports that underage users caught HIV after going…

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Added on: 01/04/2019
The two separate legal challenges were mounted by a 21-year-old University Hong Kong student, known as TF, and a 31-year-old activist, known as STK, who argued in…

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Added on: 12/31/2018
12/30/2018
Among various topics worth intellectual consideration, LGBT+ science and research in 2018 gave us a better understanding of gender identity, sexual desire and same-sex reproduction. In the…

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Added on: 12/28/2018
12/26/2018
In 1993, I was appointed by China’s Ministry of Health to carry out a multi-city survey on the country’s population of men who have sex with men,…

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Added on: 12/22/2018
12/19/2018
More than one million people in China have watched an online inspirational talk about LGBTI rights despite a government ban on homosexual content.Ah  Qiang of PFLAG China discussed ’the…

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Added on: 12/21/2018
12/20/2018
Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from…

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Added on: 12/18/2018
12/17/2018
It’s tough being gay in China. Millions of LGBT Chinese face discrimination, intolerance, family pressures to get married and have a baby, and sporadic government crackdowns on…

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Added on: 12/03/2018
Stuart Heaver writes kindly of the stigma facing LGBT youth who are coming to terms with their sexuality (“ Ignorance, Chinese values, religious dogma: LGBT Hong Kong students’ plight ”,…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
HIV and Aids infection rates are rising among elderly Chinese, due to a lack of understanding about safe sex and a reluctance to discuss it with doctors,…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
11/26/2018
A Chinese labor arbitration committee has denied a gay teacher’s request to be rehired, after he sued his former kindergarten for unfair dismissal in a widely-watched case…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
Yes. It is discouraging to see the LGBT community in Taiwan lose its reference battle on the passing of same-sex marriage laws (“Taiwan’s image as LGBT beacon…

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Added on: 11/26/2018
A gay man is suing the Hong Kong government for denying him a public housing flat – because he is married to another man. In a judicial…

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Added on: 11/21/2018
11/19/2018
A Chinese erotic writer has reportedly been jailed for more than 10 years after including gay sex scenes in one of her novels. State media reported that…

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Added on: 08/19/2018
A group of girls sit cross-legged in front of a wall-to-ceiling mirror concentrating intensely as they apply make-up. They talk quietly, exchanging tips on which brush to…

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Added on: 07/07/2018
07/06/2018
A video of a heated altercation between three men in drag and police officers in the city of Suzhou has started tens of thousands of people talking…