Why It’s Silly For Chinese to Worry About ‘Sissy’ Young Men

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The real crisis of masculinity isn’t “sissy pants” — it’s a generation of men anxious and insecure about their declining social status. Read More

Chinese Celebrities Given Social Responsibility Rankings

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List from Beijing Normal University and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences puts ‘Dying to Survive’ actor at the top and the recently disappeared Fan Bingbing at the bottom. Read More

NARS Cosmetics Faces PR Nightmare in China After Hosting Weed-Smoking Actor

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Nars Cosmetics is facing a severe backlash in China following its invitation to a Taiwanese actor infamous for a 2014 drug bust to the beauty brand’s recent new product launch. Read More

A Brief History of China’s Tomboy Heartthrobs

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‘Produce 101’ contestant Sunnee is only the most recent in a long line of androgynous pop idols. Read More

Ayawawa, Wang Ju, and China’s Confusing Female Role Models

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Complex and contradictory images of women allow a hyper-conservative relationship guru to exist alongside an empowered, independent pop singer. Read More

Reality-show Idols Are the New Darlings of Luxury Brands in China

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Chinese variety shows "Idol Producer" and "Producer 101" have quickly garnered a massive social media following of the contestants. Seeing the phenomenal reach of the shows as well as the quick and free traffic associated with these contestants, luxury brands have initiated collaborations. Read More

Who is Yoson An? Here Are 8 Things You Need To Know About Mulan’s New Love Interest

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In the live action remake of Disney’s ‘Mulan’, to be released in 2020, Mulan has a new beau, Chen Honghui – played by Yoson An. Read More

Anthony Bourdain’s China Lessons Revisited

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"The one thing I know for sure about China is, I will never know China. It’s too big, too old, too diverse, too deep. There’s simply not enough time." -Anthony Bourdain Read More

Meet China’s Latest Unlikely Gay Icon

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Tanned, curvy, glamorous, and “old” by idol standards at 25, the Shanghainese talent show contestant has taken China’s social media by storm. In particular, Wang has secured a firm fan base of gay men and feminists through her stint on “Produce 101.” Read More