Month: September 2017

Commercial Sex among Men in China

Written by Yifeng Cai. It is generally agreed that the Reform in the 1980s drastically transformed China’s political, economic, social, and cultural landscapes. These reconfigurations vividly manifest themselves in Chinese people’s everyday life, including the sexual and intimate part of it. It is observed by many that there […]

Pop-up Study on Sex Education in China

Written by Yuanting Zhang. Sex remains a taboo topic in China, even as the country experiences rapid economic and social transformation. Bombarded by western pop culture, restless young Chinese are facing an upcoming sexual revolution without proper guidance. There have been several reports of soaring HIV/AIDs breakouts in […]

Xi Jinping’s Family Values

Written by Derek Hird. Xi Jinping has been variously termed an ‘alpha male’ in (and out of) a bromance with Donald Trump; a macho, Putin-like aggressor covetous of neighbouring territories; and one of several national leaders exhibiting chauvinistic ‘straight-man cancer’ (zhinan ai). Yet few column inches have been […]