Sex and relationships

Sex and relationships

Fighting for HIV drug access in China
China Aids Walk is the nation’s largest awareness and fundraising event focusing on HIV discrimination. Since 2012, people from a wide range of backgrounds have been invited to take part in the event at China’s Great Wall. The event aims to educate the public about HIV, advocate for equal rights for those infected with the virus and raise funds for communities affected by the disease. The group also organizes walking events in six other Chinese cities, drawing in more than 4,000 participants. Martin Yang, director of China Aids Walk, spoke to us about the goals of the organization.
Fighting for HIV drug access in China
Hong Kong cracks down on sugar daddies
It's a phenomenon that's becoming more visible because of the internet. In the West, it's called "sugaring." No, we're not talking about an alternative way of removing body hair. Sugaring is used to describe a kind of relationship in which a younger person gets financially compensated to spend time with an older person. The relationship usually involves sexual activity. Here in Asia, a similar set-up is called “compensated dating,” a term that originated in Japan but is now widely used in the Chinese-speaking world. Over the past decade, Hong Kong police have been stepping up efforts to combat compensated dating, which is regarded as a form of illegal sex work. During the latest crackdown o
Hong Kong cracks down on sugar daddies
China’s single laddies: bare branches, losers and Buddha men
After International Women’s Day in early March, the talk in China was all about women’s issues. Women are the target of all sorts of campaigns official or commercial: to celebrate or denounce singles, to have more kids, to value daughters. But what about men? Thanks to the lingering effects of the one-child policy and a cultural preference for sons, China is experiencing a bachelor explosion, with some 30 million surplus men, called guanggun or “bare branches.” Yet there’s very little media outcry over this issue. There’s also no official state policy on the matter. Unless China’s single men cause major disruption, they will likely be left to languish with little help Why not? It’s usually s
China’s single laddies: bare branches, losers and Buddha men