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Homosexuality in China
Their minority status is imbued with aspects of criminality and poverty. An example of the latter term appears in a 6th-century poem by Liu Xiaozhuo:. According to one study, homosexuality was regarded as a normal facet of life in China, prior to the Western impact of onwards. Chinese activists have organised rallies to press for greater protections for the LGBT community - and same-sex marriage - to be included in a civil code set to be passed in Trending Now Sponsored Links by Taboola. Though no large statues are known to still exist, many hand scrolls and paintings on silk can be found in private collections .
Same-gender love can sometimes be difficult to differentiate in Classical Chinese because the pronouns he and she were not distinguished. Borders Extreme points Geology Natural disasters. The earliest law against a homosexual act dates from the Song Dynastypunishing "young males who act as prostitutes. Justice Anthony Kennedy quoted Confucius in his majority ruling in Obergefell v. Their minority status is imbued with aspects of criminality and poverty. James Palmer is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.