New audit criteria for online programs draws criticism for classifying homosexuality as 'abnormal relationship' - Global Times

The release of new audit criteria for online programs on Friday has drawn strong criticism on China's social media for discriminating against gay people because it classifies homosexuality as an "abnormal sexual relationship." The China Netcasting ...

China Applies Brakes on Live Streaming - Voice of America

Chinese censors have taken the unprecedented step of shutting down three major live streaming services, including one owned by Sina Weibo, the Twitter-like social media giant with 300 million users in both text and video format. The action came ahead ...

China Focus: New regulation orders strict examination of online videos - Xinhua

BEIJING, June 30 (Xinhua) -- A new regulation released Friday by the China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA) has ordered strict examination of online video programs, curbing videos related to terrorism, superstition, and homosexuality. The ...

New Rules for Online Videos in China: “No Displays of Homosexuality” - What's on Weibo (blog)

In a statement issued by Chinese state media on June 30, Chinese regulators have laid out new rules for online videos. The regulations say that audio-visual content that shows any “display of homosexuality” will no longer be allowed and will be removed ...