Same-sex behaviour in ancient China differs from modern understanding: Richard Burger

“It wasn’t just about sex and it was a sign of prestige. The boy is always of a lower social class than the man who’s paying for his services and it was seen as a sign of your wealth that you could be seen with one of these expensive boys.”

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When did homsexuality become a crime of hooliganism? When was this changed? How has life changed for gays and lesbians in China over the last two decades?

Find out with Richard Burger here.

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