A Look at “Behind the Red Door: Sex in China”

China is in the midst of a sexual revolution. Before you conjure up images of the countercultural movement that swept the west half a century ago, clarification is needed: China is in the midst of a sexual revolution with...

China’s Singular Sexual Revolution

In Behind the Red Door, Richard Burger examines various aspects of sex in China, both throughout history and in the resurgence of sexual freedom currently underway. From Mara Hvistendahl at Los Angeles Review of Books: [… T]he...

Rise in Abortions in China, Young Women Targeted

AP reports on rising abortion rates in China, primarily due to increased sexual activity among young, unmarried women and a lack of basic sex ed: China’s family planning network is enormous and efficient, a virtual...

China’s Other Billion: Sex and the Country

Following is the latest installment in a series of posts by journalist Rachel Beitarie*, who will be sharing with us dispatches from her journey across rural China. In this post, Rachel gives a sampling of rural attitudes toward...



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