Play Tests China’s Sexual Limits

In the New York Times, Didi Kirsten Tatlow reports on a new play in Beijing that is pushing the boundaries of sexual expression: Inspired by Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues,” with an English title that makes reference to the...

Coming Out in China

Worldcrunch carries an account, translated from the Economic Observer, of a Tianjin husband and father’s difficult escape from the closet: After graduating from university, family and friends were enthusiastic to fix him...

China Debates Sex Change Rules (Updated)

Discussion is now underway over the new proposed sex change rules. From BBC News: China is set to formalise the rules covering sex change operations to ensure that all those who want surgery meet certain requirements. Those who...

Slideshow: The Life of a Transgender Dancer

American photographer Rian Dundon focuses his lens on the life of transgender dancer Huang Ping in Changsha, Hunan Province. The slideshow has been published in Germany’s Stern magazine here. For English captions, visit...



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