Health and rights challenges for China's LGBT community

  title={Health and rights challenges for China's LGBT community},
  author={T. Burki},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • T. Burki
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • There is a long­running tradition of accepting homosexuality in China. The native religions have not issued serious condemnation, and there are notable historical examples of same­ sex relationships in the country. Under the Communists, the atmosphere darkened. Gay men and transgender women found themselves harassed under ambiguously framed anti­ hooliganism laws (these were removed in 1997). But there was no systematic persecution and the country has never maintained specific legislation… CONTINUE READING
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