Xixi (centre) holds a basket of pears – in Chinese pear and pressure are homophones – as she raises awareness with friends outside the publisher’s office in Guangzhou. Photo: HandoutXixi (centre) holds a basket of pears – in Chinese pear and pressure are homophones – as she raises awareness with friends outside the publisher’s office in Guangzhou. Photo: Handout
Xixi (centre) holds a basket of pears – in Chinese pear and pressure are homophones – as she raises awareness with friends outside the publisher’s office in Guangzhou. Photo: Handout

‘We should not tolerate this’: Chinese activist to appeal case against publisher of homophobic textbook

  • Xixi sued university press and online retailer JD.com over the widely used textbook that lists homosexuality as a ‘psychosexual disorder’
  • The 23-year-old lost the case, but says she has received a lot of support and will continue the legal battle

Topic |   LGBT
Xixi (centre) holds a basket of pears – in Chinese pear and pressure are homophones – as she raises awareness with friends outside the publisher’s office in Guangzhou. Photo: HandoutXixi (centre) holds a basket of pears – in Chinese pear and pressure are homophones – as she raises awareness with friends outside the publisher’s office in Guangzhou. Photo: Handout
Xixi (centre) holds a basket of pears – in Chinese pear and pressure are homophones – as she raises awareness with friends outside the publisher’s office in Guangzhou. Photo: Handout
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