December 9, 2021 In China, Headlines

Headlines From China: Scammers Are Using Dating Apps to Extort China’s Gay Men

Scammers Are Using Dating Apps to Extort China’s Gay Men

In China, homosexuality is no longer a criminal offense, but unseen red lines and unsaid rules remain. Despite progress over the past decade — many big cities house queer venues and host LGBT events, and advocates are even lobbying for same-sex marriage in the country — both online and offline spaces for the community are gradually shrinking. Read more Sixth Tone

Russian Retired Medic Writes Song for Beijing Olympics

When the song Beijing premiered here on Tuesday, many of the listeners were amazed to find that it was written not by a professional, but a retired military doctor from Russia, Vladimir Vorobyov. Read more China Daily

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