Homosexuality during China’s long history can be traced through literature, accounts of life both inside and outside the imperial courts, and in attitudes about male prostitution. In recent years, more egalitarian relations have developed, but few people make homosexuality their core identity.

Historically, homosexual relations between men in China often involved a person of lower status seeking the favors of someone more powerful, whereas women who lived in communities without men sometimes

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:07-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Society and Social Welfare|Comments Off on Homosexuality (Tongxìngliàn 同性恋)|Tongxìngliàn 同性恋 (Homosexuality)

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