Foreign Correspondent is on board to film the event. It's impossible," snapped Zheng Lilin, 21, from the southern province of Fujian, who has a boyfriend of seven years. Connect Contact Us. The tangled situation represents two examples of a recent surge in China in the amount of sham unions between gays and lesbians.
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Homosexuality was illegal in China until and was listed as a mental disorder until Money transfers. Keep me logged in. Robert Fisk. Click Here to find out more.
Chinese officials 'round up and execute villagers' pets to stop the spread of coronavirus' despite WHO App helps gay Chinese find a partner for sham marriage and all related marks and designs are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. One woman in her early 20s writes on one such website: "I have promised my parents I will marry by … I am looking for someone who is simple, honest, has an apartment, does not want a child.
It's against this backdrop of widespread and entrenched bias against homosexuals in society that LGBT groups have rallied behind same-sex marriage as a means to an end of raising public awareness and popular understanding of homosexuality. This is the kind of diversity we're hoping for.
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The majority of those born before the 70s choose a traditional marriage, to a straight man or woman, despite being aware of their sexual preferences. Supplied: Li. But the Chinese legal system is not transparent, and even some LGBT activists themselves - while outspoken about the legalization of gay marriage - have no idea how to bring about its actual realization.