China’s Most Infamous Online Beauty Contest Gets an Unexpected Winner

Does a Go player’s crowning as “Hupu Goddess” signal that men in China are choosing brains over looks?


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


The Thin Line: China’s Dangerous Boom in Extreme Weight Loss Techniques

The death of an influencer at a weight loss camp throws the spotlight on China’s unregulated and dangerous weight loss industry


The Battle Over Privacy in Chinese Street Photography

After a recent scandal, street photographers face backlash for invasion of privacy and targeting young women


“Girls Should be Brave”: A Feminist’s Bumpy Journey in a Chinese Small Town

While reconciling with her own trauma, 32-year-old An Chi hopes to bring feminist ideologies to her small hometown


My Gender Doesn’t Make Me Bad at My Job

Meet the women succeeding in male-dominated industries in China


Just Ad Misogyny: Why Is Sexist Advertising Still Rampant in China?

A collagen drink becomes the latest product in China to be slammed for gender discrimination in advertising


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


Why Supporters Still Follow a Doomed Sexual Harassment Case

China’s highest-profile sexual harassment case ended in another defeat this week, but its plaintiff and supporters are not giving up


Nü Perspectives: Striving for Better Female Characters on Chinese Screens

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