Controversial Sexologist Backs Down Sex Talk – Jessie Tao

From China Daily:

Li Yinhe, a noted sexologist and professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), who is expected to propose for a fourth time that gay marriage be legalized in China at this year’s Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of which she is a member, just wrote in her personal blog about her decision to refrain from interviews and talk about sex because of pressure from above.

“… My leaders [at CASS], under pressure from “non-average people,” would like me to shut up. …So starting now, I have decided, for a while (maybe for the rest of my life): 1. to accept as few press interviews as possible; 2. to talk about sex as little as possible,” Li wrote in an update entitled “My latest decision”….[Full Text]

-Read also Li Yinhe fires back by Shanghaiist.

-Related Chinese source here via 163.net.

-Previous posts about Li Yinhe via CDT.

(Photo from Shanghaiist)

February 14, 2007 9:24 PM
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