LGBT n China

Raul Ariano

2015 - 2019


LGBT community has been discriminated since 1979 when the China’s communist party criminalized

the “hooliganism”. In 1997, the Chinese government abolished the crime of “hooliganism,” which the term

included homosexual activities meanwhile in 2001, the homosexuality were removed from its list of

psychiatric disorders, yet the LGBT community still feel stigmatized. Due to the Chinese families

traditional oriented, most of the people avoid to come out with their parents or relatives fearing to be

underdog, as well as the one child policy has effected duel the parents desire of rising a child who meets all

the expectations such the desire of having a grandchildren, which sometimes can be defined an obsession,

eventually leading to pressure the LGBT children to conform to a heterosexual in order to give birth.

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  • Shawn and Anson

  • Renais and Zheng

  • Weishan and Shiyu

  • YongGang and Shih-Chung

  • Perry and Selina

  • Chen and Bridget

  • Zhongbao and Zhiyong

  • Shawn and Anson

  • Perry and Selina

  • Wan Wan and Terri