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The Time My Son Wore a Skirt to School

The father of 7-year-old Lele explains why he supported his son's decision to wear a skirt to school, despite the inevitable backlash

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How an Iconic Shoe Brand Finally Became Cool

China’s most iconic shoe brand, Feiyue, is making great leaps overseas

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Swipe High: Inside Shanghai’s Elite Speed-Dating World

A dating platform matches high earners who have everything—except love

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No Respite in Retirement for China's Migrating Elderly

As elders become their grandchildren’s primary caretakers, they face moving to the city in their old age

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Sweat and Sacrifice: Five Stories of Gaokao

Hopes, fears, and reminisces from takers of China's high-stakes college entrance exams

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Remembering Corky Lee

The photographer who documented 50 years of Chinese in American history

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Connecting would-be Chinese parents with American surrogates

An insider of the American surrogacy industry shares stories about practice banned in China

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China Lights #5: "I don’t mean to brag, but I’m pretty good with women"

Thoughts on sex, marriage, and death from a former Beijing "street kid"

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I worked in a Chinese massage parlor in America

An immigrant from China's Fujian province recalls her life as a masseuse in New York after the Atlanta shootings

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