Leaked documents revealed last weekend that Shanghai University has ordered its colleges to collect lists of LGBTQ+ students and report on their personal lives. Citing unspecified “relevant requirements,” the university of...
Translation: LGBTQ Site’s WeChat Account Shuttered After Report on Homophobic Backlash Against Hostel
by Alex Yu | Aug 20, 2021
A Chinese queer media platform had its WeChat account shut down after it reported on the closure of an LGBTQ-friendly hostel in Wuhan, China. GS, short for GaySpot (乐点 Lè Diǎn), became the latest victim of the clampdown on...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 6, 2016
The Furong district court in Hunan province has accepted a lawsuit filed against the Changsha...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 29, 2015
Al Jazeera’s digital news channel AJ+ has released a video report profiling LGBT rights...
by Grace | Nov 21, 2014
Gay rights activists in China are becoming increasingly worried after a lawsuit filed against gay...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 3, 2013
After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a federal ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, members of the LGBT community gathered around the world for Pride parades last weekend in remembrance of the 1969 Stonewall riots. Amid...
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- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods