Chinese LGBT Groups Protest Online Censorship

Published: July 1, 2011

The Chinese social networking website Douban may be waning in popularity with LGBT people due to apparent censorship, Time’s Jessie Jiang  reports.

Some LGBT groups have recently reported that their posts for events on the website have been disappearing, sparking a boycott. "It’s better than a month ago when they basically wouldn’t publish any of our messages. Now they are letting through a selected few,” said Wang Qing, a spokeswoman for the Beijing LGBT Center.

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