LGBTI activists have been targeted for speaking out against discrimination. Now Shanghai Pride has cancelled all future events, the latest in an ongoing crackdown on LGBTI communities in China. Protect LGBTI communities’ rights to freedom of expression and association in China.
Acceptance of LGBTQ people and relationships is growing in China. Whereas the first Shanghai Pride was led and attended more by foreigners, these days, most of the volunteers and participants are Chinese.
Dua Lipa broke down in tears at a recent performance in Shanghai after Chinese police forcibly removed LGBTQ fans from the venue for carrying pride flags.