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Chinese and out in America — and only in America

“Here in America, walking down a street full of strangers, I can hold hands with my boyfriend…

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China’s generational divide and the struggles of building a queer family

Director Hao Wu ventures into the personal documentary genre in All in My Family, available on Netflix.  

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Weibo is taking down posts hashtagged #les, short for lesbian

Roughly a year after Sina Weibo introduced a controversial ban on gay-themed content, which sparked a massive outcry that…

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Chinese Corner: Three billboards across China — to fight gay conversion therapy

Three billboards and an uphill battle against gay conversion therapy

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Bilibili appears to have started censoring gay content featuring kissing scenes

Bilibili, China’s leading video-streaming website, never explicitly branded itself as a space for gay content. But since its launch…

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Chinese kindergarten teacher, fired for being gay, sues to get job back

A Chinese kindergarten teacher who was dismissed last summer allegedly…

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‘A Gay’s Life’: First-of-its-kind web game explores LGBT Chinese experience

It’s tough being gay and Chinese. An interactive browser game, playable here, takes players…

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As China prepares to revise its civil code, calls are renewed for legal recognition of same-sex marriage

This is not the first time Sun Wenlin has come…

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Team China debuts at Gay Games in Paris

A team representing mainland China has made its Gay Games…

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Hunan vocational school takes down anti-gay message

A vocational school in Xiangtan, Hunan Province, made

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Vocational school in Hunan tells students to ‘say no to homosexuality’

May 17 was International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia,…

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LGBT events spring up on Chinese campuses

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17, college and high school students rallied on…

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Beijing high school students promote LGBT awareness with t-shirt campaign

Students at several Beijing public high schools have joined LGBT activist groups worldwide in celebrating International Day Against Homophobia,…

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Is there no room for freaks in the Chinese Dream?

Image created using a photo by Elvin Ruiz   All of China’s genuine…

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The People’s Daily, just before Weibo revokes gay content ban: ‘Homosexuality is not a mental illness’

A rare piece of good news for freedom of expression in China: Sina Weibo, confronting a colossal backlash from…

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