Beijing Queer Chorus: We use singing to make a gentle differenceBeijing Queer Chorus: We use singing to make a gentle difference“Many of us joined the choir because of our association with “labels” (of identity), which are lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender (LGBT). We’re all burdened by the labels and sometimes face unfair treatment by other people,” Liu Xiao, a tenor with the Beijing Queer Chorus told Vice, a media

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A journey begins with a light little ballA journey begins with a light little ballBefore going home, Robert Lorenz will stop at Xinjiekou station to first go to another place. He has an appointment with a friend to play…

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Rich in kindnessRich in kindness Chan Laiwa is known for her passion for Chinese red sandalwood and her museum in Beijing is a treasure trove of sandalwood art works. …