Chinese gays APLGBT individuals in China have historically faced difficulties unfamiliar to those in the United States, Li Yinhe said during her lecture.

Li’s talk addressed the legal history of homosexuality as well as the legacy of social stigma surrounding it in China. She emphasized the current trend of gay rights activism in the People’s Republic and how similar campaigns in the United States and elsewhere are influencing the movement in China. Educated in both the United States and China, Li retired in 2012 after 20 years of teaching at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. READ FULL