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

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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

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Subterranean Sexism

The subtle misogyny of subway ads

HEALTH, NEWS

Why a pregnant woman’s suicide went viral

Reproductive rights and the medical establishment’s defects are debated by last month’s Shaanxi tragedy

TRADITIONAL CULTURE, NEWS

Signs of the Crimes

Rude? Creative? Necessary? Here are some ways wrongdoers have been deterred in China

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