By Christian Gollayan. January 7, pm Updated January 7, pm. The report found that boys were allowed to sign up for the app by falsely claiming they were 18 or older and were therefore exposed to explicit content.
When IDAHO came, the event lasted less than five minutes before students were escorted away by campus security. I watched the flood of messages in our WeChat group as people scurried to come up with a Plan B. Yet no one felt the shut-down of Plan A was out of the ordinary.
Dressing a certain way or public displays of affection can draw stares and lead to family turmoil. Embed from Getty Images. That makes Thailand, renowned for its more permissive attitude towards sexuality, an alluring holiday option for gay Chinese looking to cut loose away from family pressures and censorious eyes.
China recognizes neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions. While China does not have any same-sex union recognition laws, Beijing currently provides dependent residency status to the same-sex foreign partners of legal foreign residents. It is not clear whether this extends to the foreign partner of a local Chinese resident.
The initiative, announced Friday, prompted widespread criticism from internet users who used the hashtags iamgay and iamgaynotapervert to highlight their disdain and bombard the social network with photos of gay couples and rainbow emojis. Chinese social network Weibo is banning gay content. Some screenshots from the app.
Bangkok's gay nightlife is touted as being the hub of Southeast Asia for good reason. It boasts some of the best — be it great bars and clubs, saunas or inventive go-go boy shows — when it comes to catering to the rainbow crowd. Bangkok's LBGT scene is so active you can party seven nights a week and still find new places to discover, but our list of best gay experiences in Bangkok is a great place to start - whether you want to dip a toe into the community or dive in head first.
Chinese social media giant Sina Weibo removed or blocked gay-themed content on Friday as part of a campaign to "purify" the online environment, but has triggered controversy. The main targets include pornographic, violent and gay-themed cartoons, pictures, videos and articles, as well as content such as "slash, gay, boys love and gay fictional stories," according to a notice posted by the administration account of Sina Weibo, the Chinese Twitter-like platform with more than million active monthly users. The three-month campaign is intended to "further make a clean and harmonious community environment" and is "based on laws and regulations, such as the Cyber Security Law," Sina said.
Participants pose for a photo during a Shanghai Pride running event on June 7, Photo: VCG. An official campaign to remove gay-themed content from China's Twitter-like microblog, Sina Weibo, ended as abruptly as it began, lasting only 66 hours.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Sun Wenlin left and his partner Hu Mingliang stand in front of the Changsha Furong District People's Court on January 5,the day the court accepted their suit against the marriage registry.
Merrit Kennedy. Sun Wenlin left and his partner, Hu Mingliang, hold hands as they arrive at the Furong District Court in Changsha to argue in China's first same-sex marriage case. A court in central China has ruled against a gay couple seeking to register for marriage. It's the first time a Chinese court has addressed the issue of same-sex marriage.