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A guide to Beijing's best gay clubs, gay bars and LGBT events

Get to know Honey Soundsystem, San Francisco's top queer DJ collective
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Get to know Honey Soundsystem, San Francisco's top queer DJ collective

The 'unofficial historians of queer dance culture' play Beijing

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The 50 best gay movies: the best in LGBT+ filmmaking
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The 50 best gay movies: the best in LGBT+ filmmaking

Directors, actors, writers and activists share the LGBT movies they love

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We chat with the owner of Beijing’s most successful gay club
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We chat with the owner of Beijing’s most successful gay club

'No matter where you come from, who you are, this is your Destination'

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Beijing drag queens tell it how it is
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Beijing drag queens tell it how it is

We meet the city's hottest divas

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The best of Beijing's LGBT nights
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The best of Beijing's LGBT nights

Our roundup of the capital's coolest queer nightlife

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Popular LGBT features

A queer history of China
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A queer history of China

A summary of Chinese queer history through ancient texts

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Beijing's most divine drag queens show us how to get frocked
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Beijing's most divine drag queens show us how to get frocked

From dudes to dazzling divas

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This new whisky bar is the latest LGBTIQ hangout
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This new whisky bar is the latest LGBTIQ hangout

Straight Spirit serves elegant drinks to a diverse clientele

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Welcome to lala land
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Welcome to lala land

We check out Amo, Beijing's rocking lesbian bar

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Welcome to China's first-ever gay Big Brother
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Welcome to China's first-ever gay Big Brother

The online TV show busting the censorship of 'immoral' content

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This new Sanlitun spa is exclusively for gay men
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This new Sanlitun spa is exclusively for gay men

Cross Fusion is out, proud and offers a damn good Thai massage, too

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We hung out with hunks at China's first gay male beauty pageant
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We hung out with hunks at China's first gay male beauty pageant

The men, muscles and milk cartons of China's first Mr Gay China competition

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The LGBT film that everyone's talking about
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The LGBT film that everyone's talking about

Two Men is wowing audiences with its depiction of forbidden love

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Interview: Peter Le

Interview: Peter Le

A chat with an Asian-American gay porn entrepreneur, fitness model and sex icon

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These LGBT activists staged a gay marriage campaign for Valentine's Day and it's beautiful
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These LGBT activists staged a gay marriage campaign for Valentine's Day and it's beautiful

Queer activists occupied Beijing landmarks to call for marriage equality

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LGBT issues in Beijing

GLIFAA: 'I've had bars that have turned us away, and bars that have complained because there were gay people there'
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GLIFAA: 'I've had bars that have turned us away, and bars that have complained because there were gay people there'

LGBT service GLIFAA's organisers on politics, partying and Trump

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China's trans population: in numbers
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China's trans population: in numbers

We crunch the numbers from a survey of China's trans population

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Queer China in numbers
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Queer China in numbers

We took a peek at the LGBT community report to see just what's going on

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Court hears China's first transgender employment rights case
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Court hears China's first transgender employment rights case

Time Out Beijing talks to 'Mr C', China's new poster boy for trans rights

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Chao Xiaomi: 'We have the right to use the bathroom'
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Chao Xiaomi: 'We have the right to use the bathroom'

We hear from Chao Xiaomi about how bigotry triggered progress for Beijing's non-binary community

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Interviews with notable LGBT figures

This queer graphic artist is pushing boundaries in Beijing
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This queer graphic artist is pushing boundaries in Beijing

Mao Yi mixes community outreach with subliminal messaging

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Meet the husband and husband team behind Palms LA
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Meet the husband and husband team behind Palms LA

Michael Tsai and Christian Jensen talk mums, Mormons and marriage

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This man is documenting China's queer spaces
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This man is documenting China's queer spaces

We meet the pioneering academic in Beijing

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Meet the Beijing dads championing LGBT rights
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Meet the Beijing dads championing LGBT rights

Meet some parents helping make Beijing the only place we care to call home

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Interview: WorkForLGBT founder Steven Bielinski
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Interview: WorkForLGBT founder Steven Bielinski

Steven Bielinski on the state of LGBT workplace rights in China

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We meet Beijing's LGBTQ-inclusive band Xing Xing Star
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We meet Beijing's LGBTQ-inclusive band Xing Xing Star

The genre-defying multicultural boys and girls lighting up the night

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Meet Beijing's craziest, queerest club kids: Team Invader
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Meet Beijing's craziest, queerest club kids: Team Invader

The Beijing-based urban dance troupe work the Beijing club circuit

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Beijing Queer Chorus: 'Music is a language we all connect with'
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Beijing Queer Chorus: 'Music is a language we all connect with'

LGBT editor Jack Smith harmonises with members of the Beijing Queer Chorus

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From queer feminist activist to Chinese wife
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From queer feminist activist to Chinese wife

Former queer poster girl Ember Swift opens up about her heterosexual life

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