But users began noticing last week that the app, along with its Twitter-like Weibo account and website, was no longer accessible, according to users posting on Weibo under the hashtags rela and relahasbeenblocked. The company did not respond to an email seeking comment. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Internet regulator the Cyberspace Administration of China also did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment on Monday, which is a national holiday. It is not illegal to be gay in China, although the country regarded homosexuality as a mental disorder until
This article is part of a series on gender and sexuality in China. Read more here. Within one year, the number of lesbian organisations in Mainland China had doubled, from twenty to forty, most of them independent NOGs. They were low-budget, with no government support and run by volunteers only, but those hard conditions never stopped the radical development of Chinese lesbian societies. The Chinese LGBT community could have never imagined such growth and strength 20 years ago, especially when lesbians had a lower social visibility than gay men.
Homosexuality in China has been documented in China since ancient times. According to one study, for some time after the fall of the Han Dynasty homosexuality was widely accepted in China. For most of the 20th century, homosexual sex was banned in the People's Republic of China until it was legalized in In , homosexuality was removed from the official list of mental illnesses in China. People's Daily, one of the largest Chinese newspapers, published a commentary in Chinese emphasizing that there is more than one sexual orientation in the world, and that homosexuality is by no means a psychological disorder. Citing a textbook of sex education for primary school students in China, the article argued: "It's personal choice as to whether you approve of homosexuality or not. But rationally speaking, it should be consensus that everyone should respect other people's sexual orientations". An example of the latter term appears in a 6th-century poem by Liu Xiaozhuo:. Tongzhi lit. Such usage is seen in Taiwan.
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