Scriptwriters downplayed the homoerotic overtones of the relationship between the two main characters Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei. Photo: Handout Scriptwriters downplayed the homoerotic overtones of the relationship between the two main characters Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei. Photo: Handout
Scriptwriters downplayed the homoerotic overtones of the relationship between the two main characters Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei. Photo: Handout
China Society

Gay-themed drama is latest victim of China’s drive to purge ‘harmful and obscene’ content from web

Although the scriptwriters had toned down the romantic nature of the main characters’ relationship, the show that had attracted 1.8bn views has been pulled from a popular video-sharing platform

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Scriptwriters downplayed the homoerotic overtones of the relationship between the two main characters Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei. Photo: Handout Scriptwriters downplayed the homoerotic overtones of the relationship between the two main characters Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei. Photo: Handout
Scriptwriters downplayed the homoerotic overtones of the relationship between the two main characters Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei. Photo: Handout
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