Legal protections that would normally apply to married couples often do not apply to the LGBT community in China. Photo: EPA Legal protections that would normally apply to married couples often do not apply to the LGBT community in China. Photo: EPA
Legal protections that would normally apply to married couples often do not apply to the LGBT community in China. Photo: EPA
China Society

Together for 50 years, a lawsuit reminds China that love and marriage are very different things

  • A judge ruled that, while it was obvious the two women were a couple, marriage laws did not apply to their case
  • This despite one of the women suffering from a mental disorder that required her sister to become her legal guardian

Topic |   China Society
Legal protections that would normally apply to married couples often do not apply to the LGBT community in China. Photo: EPA Legal protections that would normally apply to married couples often do not apply to the LGBT community in China. Photo: EPA
Legal protections that would normally apply to married couples often do not apply to the LGBT community in China. Photo: EPA
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