The South China Morning Post: A #MeToo movement in China starts with letting women say ‘no’ to offensive content
Audrey Jiajia Li says Chinese society has a lon...g way to go when the victims of sexual harassment are blamed and those who seek equality are demonised as part of the ‘white left’
This picture is from ZHANG Leilei's Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign. You can read more info about Leilei's action, as well as her responses to harassment from t...he police in the following links.
A 'weirdo' woman's anti-harassment mission
The Police Say, “You Must Stop Your Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign!”
Urgent! Polices is trying to search the apartment of Guangzhou feminism activists. Due to the anti-sexual harassment billboard campaign, these feminists have be...en harassed by the police for several times. One week ago, politial police told the landload to evict them out of apartment. The photo is BCome, a beijing feminism group, launched the campaign in Beijing. This campaign is quite successful, thus, police forced the organiser to stop it. 紧急关注（坐标广州）：郭晶大兔熊仔的家被房东带一辅警陈剑陶（辅警号：海珠04048）上来“执行公务”，说要查消防，他们啥手续都没有。一进来却说我们“印衣服”（怀疑是看不惯反性骚扰的那件衣服）。现在我们指出辅警没有资格入室搜查，于是他就正在喊更多正牌民警过来。欢迎大家前来保护我们：地址新港西路216号601房！
Make sure to check out the CCC Blog, "Intersperse," that seeks to spark a larger dialogue on art, identity, and culture, featuring interviews and posts that com...plement our programming and exhibitions. Up next is an interview with Li Maizi on Queer Identity under Chinese Authoritarianism conducted by the CCC's very own Victor Liu.
"Feminism in China became popular just because the government detained us – it suddenly became much more of a pressing political issue."- Li Maizi
The 30 days of suspension on Weibo are finally over!
Read more about (other) obstacles feminists in China face:
⭐️ Introduction to China's LGBT in 4 minutes ⭐️
In China 2017
- There is no Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google.
- Some textbooks say homosexuality is mental ill...ness.
- Electric shock therapy is still used as a "gay cure" in parts of China.
- Estimated LGBT population: 70 million (larger than the entire population of France)
China is still one of the most conservative places in the world, and the Party imposes strict censorship.
But more and more people are daring to stand out and fight for equality and their rights to love freely.