Being gay in China

Jan 5, 2013 Full story: Asia News Network 10

Pederasty, the erotic relationship between a male adult and an adolescent boy, was already prevalent around the time of the Yellow Emperor, who is credited with having founded Chinese civilization.

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#1 Jan 6, 2013
Now this is interesting.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#3 Jan 6, 2013
Part of what makes it interesting is that is gay-bashing propaganda masquerading as an informational article.

Very Chinese, indeed.

Since: Jul 09

Indy/Philly/Toronto

#4 Jan 6, 2013
"Sociologist Pan Guangdan insists homosexuality is a natural fact of life, and that it must have existed much earlier in human history."

That's still the problem today. People of low intelligence just don't get that homosexuality is not an act against ... it IS nature.

However, hate, greed and bigotry are human inventions that are a chosen lifestyle.
crzzzd

Rochester, PA

#6 Jan 6, 2013
david traversa

Tucuman, Argentina

#7 Jan 6, 2013
After all those thousands of years of civilization they're just as hypocritical about sex as any other nation.. There are a lot of other things human beings should be thoroughly ashamed of instead; but, sure enough, they aren't..

“ TRUTH : NOT EXPEDIENCE”

Since: Nov 07

town near Jax, Fl

#8 Jan 6, 2013
The thought of all those little 'willys' gives me the willies

“ TRUTH : NOT EXPEDIENCE”

Since: Nov 07

town near Jax, Fl

#9 Jan 6, 2013
mark in Toronto wrote:
"Sociologist Pan Guangdan insists homosexuality is a natural fact of life, and that it must have existed much earlier in human history."
That's still the problem today. People of low intelligence just don't get that homosexuality is not an act against ... it IS nature.
However, hate, greed and bigotry are human inventions that are a chosen lifestyle.
The vices you mention are not reserved for those of 'low intelligence' only. Unfortunately, there are many intelligent bigots esp. in this country.
Say No To Buggery

Pittsfield, MA

#10 Jan 6, 2013
david traversa wrote:
After all those thousands of years of civilization they're just as hypocritical about sex as any other nation.. There are a lot of other things human beings should be thoroughly ashamed of instead; but, sure enough, they aren't..
Most perverts, gay or str8, have no shame David. David?
Michael

Ashburn, VA

#12 Mar 3, 2013
Listen! As a gay man i came out to my folks at 16, was it easy no! However i decided iam going to be true to myself and stuff everyone else! Now ! Iam not chinese bvt have and still have a relationship with my chinese boyfriend who is highly intellegent and just awesome, and there is nothing wrong with his mental state or whatever else the goverment wishes to place in its sex educational books. Now! What baffles me and i myself am an educator of higher learning is GAY (HOMOSEXUALITY) EXSISTS! NOW, GET OVER IT MAN, PEOPLE NEED TO START REALISING WE LIVE IN THE 21ST CENTURY AND NOT IN THE DAYS OF CAVEMEN! AGAIN, IN THAT ARTICLE WHERE THE WRITERS ALL CHINESE SO RIGHTFULY EXPLAIN THAT HOMOSEXUALITY HAS BEEN DOCUMENTED AND PRACTISED FOR CENTURYS! CHINA (I LOVE AND ADORE YOUR CULTURE AND YOUR PEOPLE), HOWEVER PLEASE LET PEOPLE BE THEMSELVES , GOSH WHAT BUSINESS HAS IT TO DO WITH ANYONE WHAT PEOPLE DO BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, THESE VERY PEOPLE(GAY) WHO SO MANY PEOPLE LOOK DOWN ON IVE GOT NEWS FOR YOU(IF YOU HAD TO REALLY DO YOUR RESEARCH YOU WILL BE PLESANTLY SURPRISED WHO IS IN SERIOUS POSITIONS OF WORK, BUSINESS , EDUCATION, LAW, ECONOMICS ETC WHO ARE GAY AND IN SUCH HIGH POSITIONS! TAKE OFF THE DENIAL HAT AND START REALISING THAT GAYNESS, GAY, BEING GAY IS REAL AND ALIVE AND WILL ALWAYS BE AROUND ! GET OVER IT PEOPLE IT EXSISTS AND WILL ALWAYS EXSIST. LAST RANT! JUST A THOUGHT? HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN THE TIME TO GET TO KNOW A GAY PERSON, TALK TO THEM FIND OUT WHO THEY ARE ETC. IF YOU HAVE NOT , WELL THEN I ADVISE YOU TO DO SO BEFORE YOU JUDGE! AND OH! BEING GAY IS NOT A DISEASE. I PROMISE YOU PARENTS ETC YOU STRAIGHT SONS CANNOT CATCH THE GAY WAY OF LIFE, WHY? BECAUSE IF A MAN WANTS TO HAVE SEX WITH A WOMEN HE WILL AND IF A MAN WANTS TO HAVE SEX WITH A MAN HE WILL. MY POINT IS. WE ALL HAVE FREE CHOICE TO WHOM WE WANT TO BE WITH, SO PARENTS AND GAY HATERS OUT THERE DONT WORRY I PROMISE YOU US GAY MEN WILL NOT TAKE YOUR STRAIGHT SONS AND MAGICALLY TURN THEM GAY. GET OVER IT!!

Since: Mar 09

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#14 Mar 3, 2013
david traversa wrote:
After all those thousands of years of civilization they're just as hypocritical about sex as any other nation.. There are a lot of other things human beings should be thoroughly ashamed of instead; but, sure enough, they aren't..
The Confucian system of sociopolitical management relies in part upon Chinese ancestor worship. In their minds, gay orientation derails that.

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