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Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar

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Sina Weibo vowed to scale back a “cleanup” campaign, but some gay rights advocates demanded an apology.
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China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

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One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry. Weibo.com...
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One of China biggest social media platforms just reversed a decision to ban gay content

One of China biggest social media platforms just reversed a decision to ban gay content

7 monthes ago   |   By

Sina Weibo on Monday reversed its decision to censor gay content posted by users.
The social media site, which is similar to Twitter, was planning a "clean up" targeting portrayals of homosexuality.
The initial announcement received led to an uproar, which even strictly controlled state media weighed in on.
Sina Weibo, one of China's biggest social media platforms, has reversed a controversial decision to purge its platform of content.
The microblogging platform, Weibo for short, had announced a three-month "clean-up" targeting videos and images categorised as violence, pornography, and...
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