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Feminism

Papi Jiang, China’s internet queen, sparks messy feminist debate

Can you be a feminist and let your kids inherit your husband’s family name rather than yours? This is a…

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Visual storytelling with Muyi Xiao

Muyi Xiao, the visuals editor at ChinaFile, is in the guest seat in this week’s episode of the NüVoices Podcast,…

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China’s #MeToo movement, explained

China has a #metoo movement, too, and it shows that despite our cultural differences, some challenges — and opportunities —…

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‘The government is powerful, but it can’t shut us down’: Lü Pin on China’s #MeToo movement

Lü Pin 吕频 is a leading feminist activist currently based in the U.S. She has been working on women’s rights…

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#14 Art from the edges: LGBT and feminist contributions to contemporary Chinese culture

Voices from China’s large but marginalized LGBTQ and feminist communities are increasingly making themselves heard in contemporary culture. In particular,…

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NüVoices: Rocking While Female

In episode 15 of the NüVoices Podcast, co-host Alice Xin Liu interviews the co-founder and lead singer of Xiao Wang…

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Episode 18: Leta Hong Fincher

Leta is a best-selling author, journalist, and scholar. Fluent in Mandarin, she is the first American to receive a Ph.D.…

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‘The movement is clearly losing momentum’: Lu Pin on Chinese feminism

Lu Pin 吕频 is a leading feminist activist and thought leader currently based in the U.S. She has been working…

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Chinese social media censors Feminist Voices

Yesterday evening, just after International Women’s Day ended in Beijing, the Weibo account of  influential online group Feminist Voices 女权之声…

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Sinica Podcast: Leta Hong Fincher on sexism and sexual harassment in China

This week’s Sinica episode is now live. Leta Hong Fincher is the author of the book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of…

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Where are gay rights and feminism headed in China? Leading activist Li Maizi speaks out

As she fights on the front lines and authorities try to silence her, Li reflects on gay marriage and women’s…

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‘Xi’an does not welcome LGBT events’

A summary of the top news in Chinese politics and current affairs for May 31, 2017. Part of the daily…

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Accomplishing what they could not at home: The bond between American and Chinese women

From advocating together against foot binding to raising money for hospitals, John Pomfret recounts the history of extraordinary sisterhood across…

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Hard times for feminists in China

Despite growing public awareness of gender issues, Chinese women’s rights advocates feel obstructed by their government and confronted with regressive…

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Perspectives from Chinese feminists on the Women’s March

Top society and culture news for January 26, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina news roundup "Another day, another missile."

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