FEMINISM

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

SOCIETY

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

FEMINISM

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?

NEWS

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

FEMINISM

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.

FEMINISM

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.

NEWS

A Year in Feminist News

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

ARTS

Mid-Life Crisis

China’s middle-aged actresses are speaking out about age discrimination

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Boy Crazy

Despite decades of progress, some families still go to extreme lengths to secure a male heir

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Sexist Seating

Are women really banned from the banquet table during Chinese New Year?

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