A picture of Sun Wenjing posted on social media.
A picture of Sun Wenjing posted on social media.

As Winter Olympics approach, where are China’s gay athletes? Beijing 2022 set to be a barometer for Games’ progress

  • Government’s recent crackdown on LGBT representation has raised concerns whether inclusivity promoted at previous Games will continue
  • Pressure against LGBT expression, from social media bans to laws prohibiting ‘sissy idols’, poses potential red flag for athletes

A picture of Sun Wenjing posted on social media.
A picture of Sun Wenjing posted on social media.
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