Two cases of domestic abuse that have gained widespread attention on Chinese social media in recent weeks have renewed the spotlight on China’s crisis of domestic abuse. In October, a young Tibetan woman named Lhamo was...
by Josh Rudolph | May 24, 2017
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 13, 2016
After being denied a license to marry his same-sex partner Hu Mingliang by the Changsha civil...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 28, 2016
On January 5, the Furong district court in Changsha, Hunan accepted Sun Wenlin’s case...
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 Josh Rudolph | Sep 9, 2014
Last weekend, Britain’s consul-general to Shanghai married his same-sex partner at the...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 11, 2013
Following heated controversy last month over legal activist Chen Guangcheng’s departure from New York University, The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs reports a tangled political “tug of war over Mr. Chen and his...
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...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 1, 2013
In China, the institution of marriage is highly revered. While same-sex unions remain illegal, social norms often pressure homosexuals into wedlock against their sexual preference. This can lead to serious domestic problems, a...
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