SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE
SPORTS

Play Like a Girl: How Women Forge New Communities Through Sport

Frisbee, rock-climbing, and other trendy pastimes are seeing growing interest from women, who make their own community in these sports

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE
FILM

Nü Perspectives: Striving for Better Female Characters on Chinese Screens

Do female characters in Chinese cinema and TV pass the Bechdel test?

NEWS

Gender-Based Violence: A Year in the News

After the Tangshan restaurant attack, we look at how discussions about gender permeated news of violent acts in the past year

NEWS

Below the Belt: Ukraine Crisis Triggers “Crotch Nationalism” in China

Why the war in Ukraine sparked a wave of sexualized comments about female refugees on Chinese social media

FEMINISM

The Low Bar for Online Defamation in China

Several women have been falsely accused of promiscuity and “money worship” online, highlighting a lack of legal protection against internet rumors

NEWS

Viral Week Ep. 281

Hungry fare-evader, draconian schools, ancient doodles, and ears of steel—it’s Viral Week

NEWS

Viral Week Ep. 179

Sorghum worship, misogyny for minors, child abduction hoax, a pregnancy labor dispute, and the price for raising a god—it’s Viral Week

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE
SOCIAL CHINESE

Mansplaining with Chinese Characteristics

From cradle to crèche, women are constantly being told what to do

NEWS

Viral Week Ep. 173

Plagiarizing professor, police dog repeatedly “stolen,” period holiday, and Western medicine in TCM toothpaste—it’s Viral Week

TRADITIONAL CULTURE, NEWS

Schools for Scandal

Traditional values or blatant misogyny? “Female virtue” classes cause uproar

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