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May 21, 2013

China's biggest group deals website, Meituan, is offering a free trip to Canada for a gay couple to marry

Meituan, a Chinese version of Groupon, the group deals website, is offering gay couples the chance to marry in Canada for free.

'On 20 and 21 May, Meituan Rainbow Day, we support comrades [slang for gay people],' the deal site says, 'because we believe that marriage is not about similarities or differences, it's about true love, regardless of gender'.

April 19, 2012

Short from award-winning director about a transgender woman proves again how internet-released films are by-passing China's censors and reaching huge audiences

Short film My Way, about a mainland Chinese transgender woman having surgery in Hong Kong, was released a week ago (12 April) and already has 2 million views on Youku (China's YouTube).

The film by critically acclaimed director Ann Hui is the latest example of professional directors by-passing the censorship of China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) to reach huge audiences online.