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The Surprise Impact Of China's New Gay Dating App

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

BEIJING (Reuters) - Hua Ruobin started using Blued two years ago to meet other gay men in China, setting up weekend dinners or dates in karaoke bars. ...

When A Gay Husband Is Better Than None

Ana Fuentes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ana Fuentes

Three years ago Xiao Qiong married the love of her life, but she has never slept with him. They've never even kissed. Her husband is gay, and she's known it from the start. Xiao Qiong is what's known as a "tongqi," which translates as "wife of a homosexual."

Chinese Dictionary's Omission Of Gay 'Comrade' Term Sparks Controversy

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Producers of an authoritative Chinese dictionary are facing a barrage of media criticism after opting to leave out the colloquial definition of a word...

Gays In China Turn To Marriages Of Conveniences

csmonitor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In China, where homosexuality remains taboo, many gays enter marriages of convenience to satisfy family pressure to wed and have children. While they ...

China Gay Pride Week Squelched By State

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police warned two Shanghai venues against hosting events, even as a state-run daily hailed the festival as a "showcase" of progress....