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Chinese Regulator Calls Homosexuality 'Abnormal' and Bans Gay Content From the Internet - Fortune;

Chinese Regulator Calls Homosexuality 'Abnormal' and Bans Gay Content From the Internet - Fortune

FortuneChinese Regulator Calls Homosexuality 'Abnormal' and Bans Gay Content From the InternetFortuneChina released a new regulation Friday banning any display of “abnormal sexual behaviors” — including homosexuality — in online video and audio content. The regulation, published by the China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA), lays out strict ...and more »

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

New audit criteria for online programs draws criticism for classifying homosexuality as 'abnormal relationship'Global TimesThe 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 ...and more »

China bans online videos showing homosexuality, affairs - Channel NewsAsia;

China bans online videos showing homosexuality, affairs - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaChina bans online videos showing homosexuality, affairsChannel NewsAsiaChina issued new regulations on Friday around online video content, directing streaming platforms to eliminate a range of programs in yet another tightening of controls on the Chinese Internet. A man uses a computer in an internet cafe in Beijing on ...and more »

China Applies Brakes on Live Streaming - Voice of America;

China Applies Brakes on Live Streaming - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaChina Applies Brakes on Live StreamingVoice of AmericaChinese 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 ...and more »

China's Online Multimedia Sector Bans Portrayal of Homosexuality - Sixth Tone

China's Online Multimedia Sector Bans Portrayal of HomosexualitySixth ToneChina's industry body for online broadcasting passed a set of guidelines banning the depiction of vulgar and unpatriotic content on Friday. Among other rules, the guidelines explicitly prohibit the depiction of homosexuality, including it in the ...and more »

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

China Focus: New regulation orders strict examination of online videosXinhuaBEIJING, 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 ...and more »

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

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

What's on Weibo (blog)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 ...and more »

'Sing the motherland': China tightens rules for online content ... - Channel NewsAsia;

'Sing the motherland': China tightens rules for online content ... - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia'Sing the motherland': China tightens rules for online content ...Channel NewsAsiaSHANGHAI: China laid out rules on Friday for online content from television dramas to cartoons and "micromovies", formalising and tightening the steps censors ...and more »