At The New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson talks to noted sexologist Li Yinhe about public and...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 9, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 17, 2009
ChinaGeeks translates a blog post by sociologist Li Yinhe: In something that both sides obviously benefit from, enjoy, and voluntarily engage in, traditional thinking conversely holds that one side benefits from [sex] while the...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 7, 2008
In the post-Olympics China, another round of media crackdown is clearly underway. Still, the Southern Metropolis Weekly just profiled 20 of the most influential bloggers and commentators in China’s cyberspace, who possess...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 4, 2007
CDT’s Jonathan Ansfield wrote the following for his Biganzi column: Boyish Supergirl Li Yuchun made androgyny a sexy subject in China. Celeb social critics Li Yinhe and Yu Dan, plenty butch in their own right, helped to affirm the trend. Never mind that for women in Mao’s time, gender ambiguity was the rule. Today it’s […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 30, 2007
From Asia Pacific News.Net: Only about 2.2 percent of women in China consider sex as the most valuable factor to make them happy, a recent survey has found. About 22.5 percent of the women surveyed prioritized love as the big happiness maker, because the word ‘sex’ was still considered as a taboo. Notably, the factor […]
by Zhaohua Li | Feb 15, 2007
The China Media Project provides a fine summary of the free speech debate that flared up on the editorial pages of Chinese newspapers following yesterday’s announcement by noted sexologist Li Yinhe that she is being pressured to keep her mouth shut on matters carnal. CMP translates comments from a number of papers, including this from […]
by Sophia Cao | Feb 14, 2007
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 […]
by Zhaohua Li | Nov 6, 2006
China’s sexual revolution apparently has its limits, even in Guangzhou. From Reuters: Chinese sociologists said that the country should promote bolder attitudes toward sex, but that wife-swapping was off the agenda, state media reported Monday. Chinese attitudes toward sex have relaxed in recent decades, triggering a boom in extramarital relationships which the Communist Party has […]
by Sophia Cao | Oct 21, 2006
Text from Global Voices Online and pictures from Fengniao: …In the time since mainland China implemented reforms, women in impoverished regions have escaped poverty by means of prostitution, and in those places there has appeared a situation of ‘smile at poverty but not at prostitutes’. This reflects women’s low status, a decline in women’s moral […]
by Sophia Cao | Aug 15, 2006
From China Media Project: As the latest public personality in China to be verbally attacked en masse by web users and become a media hot topic, sociologist Li Yinhe (ÊùéÈì∂Ê≤≥, blog ) is feeling the force of creeping social change in the country. She is playing an unenviable role, you might say, in the dress […]
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