According to Pan's study, the earliest mention of homosexuality was in the Chronicles of Shang. 16th century-11th century BC) set out punishment for "10 criminal acts" among officials. But Pan was surprised to find that in the Zhou Dynasty which followed (c.
11th century-256 BC), a widespread proverb went like this: "Good-looking males can distract emperors from the wisdom of old intellects".
Hundreds lost their lives in 1989 when the Chinese Army ‘re-claimed’ the square from pro-democracy demonstrators.
Head to the 798 Art District, known as Beijing’s Greenwich Village.If you have to pick a great wall tour then definitely go for this one...In both Chinese history and literature, homosexuality was open and tolerated.Sociologist Pan Guangdan insists homosexuality is a natural fact of life, and that it must have existed much earlier in human history.While translating British psychologist Havelock Ellis' groundbreaking Psychology of Sex in the 1930s, Pan was inspired to search through historical documents for credible clues of the existence of homosexuality throughout Chinese history. His research is compiled as an appendix in the Chinese edition of Psychology of Sex, making it arguably the first systematic study of same-sex relationships in China.