LGBTQ+ Activists Fight For Rights Despite Legal Setbacks

Although homosexuality was decriminalized in 1997 and delisted as a psychiatric disorder in 2001, the Chinese LGBTQ+ community continues to face discrimination and marginalization from both the Chinese state and Chinese society....

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...

Tianjin Transsexual Gets New Chinese ID Card as a Woman

From Xinhua: Ying Ning, the 33-year-old Tianjin man who became a woman through transsexual operations, got a new Chinese ID card as a female on Tuesday. “I am so excited to receive it after a month-long wait,” said...

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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