A man holds a rainbow flag after taking part in the Pride Run in Shanghai. The media regulator faces a legal challenge over rules that ban content depicting gay relationships. Photo: AFP

China’s media watchdog in legal challenge over censorship of gay content

Beijing court accepts rare case in which regulator will be asked to provide legal basis for rules that describe homosexuality as ‘abnormal’

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A man holds a rainbow flag after taking part in the Pride Run in Shanghai. The media regulator faces a legal challenge over rules that ban content depicting gay relationships. Photo: AFP
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.