Gay Awareness

Gay life, though de-criminalized in China, remains a strong taboo, its discussion largely absent from the country’s mainstream media. Secrecy among gays is widespread. The traditional obligation of a son to carry on the family line places particular stresses on gay men; most families are limited to a single child, further compounding the pressure.

[2008]   Tongzhi in Love / documentary / 30 min.
Three young men navigate the dilemmas of being gay in modern China, torn between the lures of city life and the unyielding traditions by which they were raised. They love their parents; does that mean they must honor their duty to them by marrying and bearing a child? Learn more.

[2008]   Gay Awareness Television Programs

Chang Ai has partnered with several local stations to foster more open discussion on China’s airwaves.