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Marriage

Uyghur love in a time of interethnic marriage

Since 2018, there has been a notable rise in articles promoting marriage between Han men and Uyghur women.  At a…

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‘This isn’t a sex tour’: Inside China’s cross-cultural bride-finding industry

The American men paying for a lightning cure for loneliness — and the Chinese women who welcome them. Illustration by…

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Blind man in Changsha denied marriage license for failure to write perfect signature

A video of a visually impaired man being denied a marriage license due to his inability to sign registration forms…

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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 into the limelight. In April 2016, Sun and his boyfriend…

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The Shanghai marriage market, visualized

If you ever get a chance to wander through Shanghai’s marriage market in the park at People’s Square, you might…

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11 sisters help Shanxi man get married. Chinese internet says, ‘Wait, what?’

A 22-year-old man in Shanxi Province recently got married, thanks to tremendous financial help from his 11 older sisters. The…

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Till death or exam do us part: Chinese province offers ‘divorce test’

Ongoing efforts by local governments in China to prevent couples from divorcing have reached a new level: The civil affairs…

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China is promoting marriage by giving newlyweds cash

Marriage in China, as you may have heard, is about more than just love. It’s a transaction that requires multiple…

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Kuora: Love and marriage, China style

Love and marriage, despite what the song might tell you, does not always go together like a horse and carriage…

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Babies, marriage, and WeChat

A summary of the top news in Chinese society and culture for August 15, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina…

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