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Shanghai LalasFemale Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China$
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Lucetta Yip Lo Kam

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139453

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139453.001.0001

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Negotiating the Public and the Private

Negotiating the Public and the Private

(p.72) (p.73) Chapter 4 Negotiating the Public and the Private
Shanghai Lalas

Lucetta Yip Lo Kam

Hong Kong University Press

Chapter four discusses the strategies of lala women to cope with the pressure of family and marriage in their everyday life. The first part focuses on the interactions between lala women and their natal family and the second part discusses specifically the situation of married lala women and how they accommodate their same-sex relationship and their heterosexual marriages.

Keywords:   Lala women, Married lala women, Same-sex relationship, Heterosexual marriages, Marriage, Family

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