Bronze 2019 / Editorial / Photo Essay

Lgbt In China

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Editorial/Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Raul Ariano

LGBT community has been discriminated since 1979 when the China’s communist party criminalized the “hooliganism”. In 1997, the Chinese government abolished the crime of “hooliganism,” which the term included homosexual activities meanwhile in 2001, the homosexuality were removed from its list of psychiatric disorders, yet the LGBT community still feel stigmatized.