Health and rights challenges for China's LGBT community

@article{Burki2017HealthAR,
  title={Health and rights challenges for China's LGBT community},
  author={Talha Khan Burki},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2017},
  volume={389}
}
  • T. Burki
  • Published 1 April 2017
  • Psychology
  • The Lancet

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