Chinese College Course Aims to Teach Women 'Feminine Virtue'

Women at Zhen­jiang College in China are getting lessons in how to sit, dress, and properly apply makeup—or, as the Washington Post puts it, “how to be a woman in the time of President Xi Jinping.” This new class in “feminine virtue” is a response to a broader push under Xi’s presidency toward traditional gender…

Call Me By Your Name Kicked Out of the Beijing Film Festival, Likely Due to That Whole Gay Thing

Call Me By Your Name, Luca Gudagnino’s 2017 film about a romance between two young Americans in 1980s Italy, was pulled from the Beijing International Film Festival’s lineup. While neither festival spokespersons nor the film’s distributor, Sony Pictures International, have provided a reason for the film’s sudden…