Defending the Field: China’s Female Sports Fans Struggle for Inclusion

Faced with harassment in stadiums and online, female fans of soccer and basketball struggle to find a safe space for their hobby


Why Are Women Shamed for Male Celebrities’ Bad Behavior?

“Wife PR,” where female celebrities apologize and show public support for their male partners in a scandal, is facing backlash in China


My Gender Doesn’t Make Me Bad at My Job

Meet the women succeeding in male-dominated industries in China


What Reactions to Female Astronaut Say About Gender Roles

Domestic media coverage about Wang Yaping, the Chinese space station’s first female astronaut, includes talk of cosmetics and sanitary pads


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


The Case that Captured the Heart of China’s #MeToo Movement

Why are supporters demonstrating outside the courthouse on this high-profile sexual harassment lawsuit?


Viral Week: A violent attack in Nanjing and other trending news

Eight injured in Nanjing car and knife attack, elephants rampage through Yunnan, period shaming ad slammed—it's Viral Week


China’s ‘Self-Comb Women’ Never Smashed the Patriarchy. So What?

Some anti-marriage activists are trying to lay claim to the self-comb legacy. They’re missing these women’s real significance.


Forget ‘Leftover Women’—What About the Women Being Left Out?

With media outlets and policymakers focused on unmarried, highly educated women, the challenges faced by those who marry early often go overlooked.


A Year in Feminist News

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