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As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Ching Yau


This volume poses new challenges to queer studies and demonstrates the study of Chinese sexuality as an emergent field currently emanating from multiple disciplines. Issues related to sexuality have acquired a new visibility in China in the past several years. The growth of religious fundamentalists and global gay discourses, heightened media attention and even more intense censorship, LBGTIQ activist movements, and the struggles of sex workers, have all contributed to this visibility. There is an urgent need for intellectual work to articulate and analyze the complexity of issues of sexuality ... More

Keywords: queer studies, Chinese sexuality, lesbians, sex workers, sexual politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789622099876
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ching Yau, author