Chinese student lodges suit over homosexuality terms in textbooks

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Gay rights activist Qiu Bai wants ministry of education to remove textbooks that describe homosexuality as mental disorder

A gay Chinese student activist has lodged a suit against the ministry of education over school textbooks describing homosexuality as a mental disorder, the latest step by China’s small but growing gay rights movement.

It is not illegal to be gay in China and these days many large Chinese cities have thriving gay scenes, though there is still a lot of family pressure to get married and have children, even for gay men and women.

Related: Gay man sues Chinese psychiatric hospital over ‘sexuality correction’

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