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China’s Weibo bans LGBTQ content, takes it back after huge outcry

Chinese social media company Sina Weibo has reversed its decision to ban LGBTQ-related content, after an overwhelming amount of backlash online.
One of the largest social media platforms in China, often compared in format to Twitter, Weibo announced on Friday that it would be removing LGBTQ-related content in order to “create a sunny and harmonious community environment.” 
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The platform, which has just under 400 million users, posted that the move was in compliance with the Chinese government’s recently implemented cybersecurity laws, throwing content “related to homosexuality” in with banned violent or pornographic material. Read more…More about China, Lgbtq, Social Media, Weibo, and Lgbtq Rights

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