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‘We'll Just Keep on Marching.' Tenth Shanghai Pride Spotlights China's Changing Attitudes Toward Gay Lifestyles

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It's a balmy Saturday morning and central Shanghai is swamped by joggers in bright face paint and rainbow athletics socks. After a brief stretching session, which does little to quell the roiling gossip, the several dozen participants set off on a three-mile fun run to kick of this year's Shanghai Pride festival.
“It's always important to support Pride and the gay community,” said participant Will, a marketing executive from Taiwan. “And it's a lot of fun.”
This is the 10th year that China's largest city has marked the annual Pride celebration of LGTBQ identity. The theme for 2018 is “our...
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