ARTS

China’s “Sex and the City” Rethinks Female Portrayal on TV

Despite its corny name, highly rated new series “Delicious Romance” is shattering years of shallow female characterization on television

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Mosuo on the Move

On Lugu Lake, China’s last matrilineal culture is in chaotic transition

ENTERTAINMENT

Chinese Women Behind the Camera

Chloé Zhao and five more female film directors of Chinese descent to watch

FILM

Watching with Mother

How an emotional female-centric comedy beat big budget competition at the Chinese box office

NEWS

A Year in Feminist News

Steps forward (and backward) for women’s rights in 2020

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Sister Act

Hit talent show featuring ‘older’ women may not be feminist—but viewers are ready to forgive

SOCIETY

Shaming and Blaming

A culture of shame and blame, often led by public figures, impedes efforts against domestic violence and sexual harassment

ARTS

Ding Ling: The Politics of Love

On the birthday of the 20th-century feminist writer Ding Ling, TWOC celebrates her unapologetic life and unconventional views on love

TRAVEL, NEWS

Mind the Gender Gap

China’s first female-only subway carriages seem to have plenty of males

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