Gay Chinese Man Sues Government Over Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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    Dec 22, 2015 10:12 PM GMT
    Gay Chinese Man Sues Government Over Same-Sex Marriage Ban


    http://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-chinese-man-sues-government-sex-marriage-ban/
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    Dec 22, 2015 11:29 PM GMT
    Sun's case comes after Guangzhou-based lesbian Qiu Bai filed a lawsuit against the government after it approved and disseminated university textbooks describing homosexuality as a "psychological disorder."..

    Qiu took legal action against the ministry of education in Beijing after reading discriminatory language in a nationwide student psychological handbook published by the prestigious Renmin University...

    How many Chinese would identify themselves as gay is unknown, as social stigma associated with homosexuality remains widespread, with many choosing to marry despite their orientation...

    Reported by Xin Lin for RFA's Mandarin Service. Translated and written in English by Luisetta Mudie.

    http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/sues-12212015111529.html