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China: Homosexuality remains illegal

Although having been delisted as a mental disorder in 1997, homosexuality, says law intern-Chinablawger Kevin Fisher posting on a police crackdown in Beijing last year, remains illegal in China.

“Is it my right to believe homosexuality is wrong?” Fisher asks. “Certainly. But, so long as homosexual acts do not demonstratably harm others, I do not believe it is my right to force others to stop it. Nor do I believe that a government has that right.”

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