Despite fan pushback, China’s censors are increasingly removing storylines that involve LGBT themes, sex and women’s rights. Photo: SCMP artwork
Despite fan pushback, China’s censors are increasingly removing storylines that involve LGBT themes, sex and women’s rights. Photo: SCMP artwork

China’s censors increasingly play the part of morality police with the conservative values of 1950s America, experts say

  • LGBT people, gender fluidity, feminism and female sexuality are increasingly in the sights of China’s censors as much as political dissent
  • Experts describe the moral preoccupations of authorities as similar to the moral panic of 1950s middle class American society

Despite fan pushback, China’s censors are increasingly removing storylines that involve LGBT themes, sex and women’s rights. Photo: SCMP artwork
Despite fan pushback, China’s censors are increasingly removing storylines that involve LGBT themes, sex and women’s rights. Photo: SCMP artwork
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