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ADDED ON: 12/27/2022

Remote same-sex marriage breaks international boundaries

Same-sex couples in China are making their love official in the United States -- all from the comfort of their own homes. Yi Yang and Johny Ni have been together for about…

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ADDED ON: 10/05/2022

Russia fines TikTok for ‘LGBT propaganda’, Twitch over Ukraine content

Russia on Tuesday fined TikTok for failing to delete content that violates Russian laws on 'LGBT propaganda' and streaming service Twitch for hosting a video interview with a Ukrainian political figure that…

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ADDED ON: 10/05/2022

Chinese LGBTQ-plus couples are getting married virtually through weddings hosted in Utah

Chinese LGBTQ-plus couples are using digital technology to circumvent China’s non-recognition of same-sex marriages. Since 2021, around 200 Chinese and Hong Kong couples have tied the knot via virtual weddings hosted in…

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ADDED ON: 10/03/2022

How the Chinese internet saw Cuba’s vote on gay marriage, surrogacy

Cuba’s legalisation of same-sex marriage and “altruistic” surrogacy has revived debate half a world away in a major trading and ideological partner, China. In a national referendum last week, Cubans voted overwhelmingly…

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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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