China's Weibo reverses gay content ban after outcry | China News | Al Jazeera

China's Weibo reverses gay content ban after outcry

China's gay community cautiously welcomed the decision.

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    A public outcry in China forced its most popular social media network to reverse a decision to ban online gay content.

    Sina Weibo, China's equivalent of Twitter, caused a backlash when it blocked videos and comics related to homosexuality.

    The gay community is cautiously welcoming the development.

     

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.


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