Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular social media sites, has reversed a ban on content "related to" homosexuality.
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The hashtag #IAmGay trended on Chinese social network Sina Weibo after censors launched a crackdown on "illegal" content including media supposedly "related to" homosexuality, Sky News reported on Saturday.
Did North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un visit Beijing in his first official state visit outside of the country this week? Speculation was running wild on Chinese social media, but we still don't know for sure. One thing we do know for sure: People in China get creative when they're trying to bypass the country's internet censors.
Next month, China will amend its constitution to scrap the 5-year term limit for the presidency. The move paves the way for the current president, Xi Jinping, to be leader for life and China's internet censors are working overtime to erase disparaging remarks about the decision. Censors are erasing any mention of new banned words, like "Disney," "change the law," and "Brave New World."