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04 Nov 2010 14:06 GMT | Human Rights, Asia Pacific, China
Being gay has been legal in China for more than a decade, but that does not mean life is easy for those who choose same-sex partners.
Homosexuality was removed as a crime in 1997 and taken off the list of mental illness in 2001. The pressure to marry and produce male offspring, however, remains huge.
As Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Shanghai, attitudes are slowly changing.
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