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NüStories
Taiwan’s lesbian sex toy and divination shop strives to help queer women accept themselves

BY WUJUN KE When Kitty Lee asked me to take off my glasses and stretch out my hands, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Kitty is the manager of Love Boat, [ … ]

Fiction: A brother comes to visit

BY JESSIE TU  My brother came to visit on a Saturday night. The weather had been hot all day, lingered around and stayed until late. I’d been living with a [ … ]

Five podcasts on LGBTQ+ culture in Greater China

BY ATHENA LAM The LGBTQ+ community could do with more diversity. LGBTQ+ representation in Greater China, as with the rest of the world, is often stripped down to the image [ … ]

Carving out Chinese ideals of female beauty: Visualizations by Artist Su Yang

BY SU YANG Physical beauty standards for women have evolved around the world over time, but the quest and thirst for the ideal hasn’t. Going under the knife to conform [ … ]

Q&A with NüVoices board member Karoline Kan, author of Under Red Skies

In her debut book, Under Red Skies: The Life and Times of a Chinese millennial, former New York Times reporter Karoline Kan offers a deeply personal and powerful portrait of China’s [ … ]

Meet the queer women organizers of Shanghai’s LGBTQ community

BY JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN When I first met Ting Ting Liang at her bar in Shanghai, she came across as fast but attentive, caring but assertive. Walking in, she lights a [ … ]

Events
Podcast: Legal advocacy against domestic violence in China

In episode 17 of the NüVoices Podcast, host Joanna Chiu sits down with Siodhbhra Parkin, the director of the new, nonprofit arm of SupChina, to discuss her work in the [ … ]

Full house of 70+ welcome board member and author Karoline Kan at London wanel

BY SILVIA FROSINA A full house of 70+ attendees welcomed author and NüVoices board member Karoline Kan at the wanel (women panel) co-hosted by NüVoices and Young China Watchers London on May [ … ]

Making it personal: A life writing workshop with Madeleine O’Dea in London

Thinking about writing your life story, family history or personal essay but struggling to get started? Madeleine O’Dea, author of The Phoenix Years and a journalist with three decades of [ … ]

NüVoices DC Event: Gelato Social & Museum Hop

Come welcome the start of summer with gelato at the Hirshhorn Museum, followed by a visit to the Empresses exhibit at the Freer & Sackler Galleries.   Join us and [ … ]

NüVoices London wanel ft. board member Karoline Kan, author of Under Red Skies

NüVoices and Young China Watchers (YCW) London invites you to our co-hosted wanel discussion with Karoline Kan on her latest book “Under Red Skies: The Life and Times of a [ … ]

WATCH: Over 80 attend NüVoices London launch wanel “Being feminist in China: Gender issues across generations”

BY ALYSSA OURSLER It was a long-kept family secret that Lijia Zhang’s grandmother was sold to a brothel at the age of 14. Zhang—a factory-worker-turned-writer who has penned articles for The [ … ]