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China’s Media Censorship Ban Challenged

Chinese LGBTQI community take to Shanghai’s streets for the city’s annual Pride event. Photo: AFP
International
The policy bans service providers from releasing programs that “present abnormal sexual relations or behavior,” such as incest, homosexual relations, sexual harassment and sexual violence calling the content “pornographic and vulgar” in the new policy went into effect in July. ...
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IGLTA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Tourism Scholarships

IGLTA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Tourism Scholarships Global program supports development of future leaders in LGBT travel
Travel
The IGLTA Foundation is offering scholarships to attend the 34th Annual Global Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida. ...
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Prague Pride Announces LGBT Travel Symposium

Prague Pride 2016
International Travel
Prague Pride will feature a two-day symposium to assist the private and public sectors in better understanding the LGBT travel market. ...
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Shay Mitchell, Nina Dobrev Appear in Free The Children Campaign

Shay Mitchell
Entertainment
Actresses Shay Mitchell and Nina Dobrev are giving back this holiday season by starring in a month-long global philanthropic advertising campaign. ...
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Student Sues China’s Ministry of Education for Claiming Homosexuality Can Be Cured

International
Qiu Bai, 20, is suing China’s Ministry of Education after discovering her school’s medical textbook says homosexuality is a disease that can be cured. ...
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An American Tourist Goes to China

Travel
China has much to offer, so plan your trip to include The Great Wall, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and Terra Cotta Warriors ...
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China Approves First Gay Film for Cinematic Release

Seek McCartney Photo
Entertainment International
China has approved its first film with gay principal characters. Seek McCartney focuses on a secret relationship between a Chinese man and a French man. ...
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The Meaning of Family: Chinese Dad Fights For Gay Son’s Equal Rights

International
In 2007, Lin Xiaotao came out to his best friend, a woman. She offered to marry him so his parents wouldn’t find out about his sexuality. ...
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Pressure on China, Obama for Equal Treatment in 2022 Olympics

International Olympic Committee Photo
International Sports
Following the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the IOC updated Principle 6 to explicitly include sexual orientation as a protected class. ...
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Brittney Griner Stabbed in China, Not Seriously Injured

Top News Sports
Brittney Griner was walking from practice in China with two of her teammates when a man with a knife appeared and started swinging it around. ...
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