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ADDED ON: 08/31/2022

Chinese activist continues fight for LGBTQ, intersex rights from U.S.

Yanhui Peng, co-founder of LGBT Rights Advocacy China, a Chinese advocacy group, in 2014 sought to expose doctors and therapists who practice so-called conversion therapy. He saw an ad on Baidu, a…

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ADDED ON: 08/26/2022

Hong Kong court rejects gay marriage appeal

Hong Kong, China — Hong Kong’s gay community suffered a fresh legal setback on Wednesday after the Court of Appeal rejected an appeal against the city’s long-held denial of same-sex marriage to…

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ADDED ON: 08/02/2022

Transgender influencers use platforms to promote acceptance in Asia

In the time of the internet, new influencers are becoming famous every day. Some dance to someone’s else songs for viewership. Some talk about different gadgets, while others use the platform to…

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ADDED ON: 07/20/2022

China’s Tsinghua University Punishes Students for LGBTQ Flags

Two students at one of China’s most prestigious universities were issued warnings for distributing LGBTQ rainbow flags, highlighting how the nation’s increasing intolerance for sexual diversity is extending further into campuses. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2022

Man in China Learns He Has Ovaries and Uterus

A Chinese man by the name of Chen Li, 33, received the shock of his life after learning that he had ovaries and a uterus and that the persistent urinary problems he…

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ADDED ON: 07/07/2022

Being gay in China has become harder in last decade: Report

Being gay in China has become harder in the last decade as life has gotten harder since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012. Di Valerio Fabbri, writing in Geopolitica.info said that…

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ADDED ON: 06/05/2022

China’s gay youth wanting to expand rights at home seek a different path to LGBT campaigners in the West

The first time Eugene Wu observed a pride parade in Manchester after arriving in Britain to study architecture in 2017, it was a bit of a culture shock. “I saw many people…

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ADDED ON: 06/03/2022

After years fighting for the ‘little guy’, Hong Kong crackdown forces UK lawyer to flee

Michael Vidler has built his legal career on fighting for the “little guy” in Hong Kong, from high-profile street protesters such as Joshua Wong to little-known LGBT activists. But not any more. After 30…

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ADDED ON: 05/19/2022

Chinese company makes ‘coming out’ kits for queer people

In the early 2000s, queer activism had finally started flourishing in China—with more and more NGOs advocating for gay rights. This, however, has gotten harder ever since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012.…

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ADDED ON: 04/28/2022

How LGBTQ Life in China Has Gotten Tougher Under Xi

China’s LGBTQ community has long had to deal with not only societal prejudice but also pressure from the state: censorship, surveillance and intimidation, at times even detention by police. During the early…

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ADDED ON: 04/02/2022

Congress Splits Over How to Address LGBT Rights in China

A major annual congressional report documenting human rights abuses in China was delayed for six months after a behind-the-scenes impasse between Democratic and Republican lawmakers over a section on LGBTQ rights, according…

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ADDED ON: 03/21/2022

A Transgender Woman Was Killed in Wuhan. The CCP’s Reaction: Hiding the Facts

On March 9, the murder of a transgender person took place in Wuhan Paradise Walk (武汉江宸天街), a large shopping center in downtown Wuhan. The victim was a transgender woman, who was killed…

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