Gender Category

According to a report by World Economic Forum, China now ranks 100th out of 144 countries for gender parity, falling for nine consecutive years since 2008, when it ranked 57th. Read More
The rapid expansion of China’s wealth in recent decades has given birth to the country’s mass affluent male class (M.A.C), which wields massive purchasing power and directly affects luxury brands.Read More
China’s Spring Festival is the ultimate test for fledgling romances. A partner’s invitation to meet family signals commitment; but for China’s LGBT population, the holiday creates disproportionate stress. Read More
When Western merchants think of online mega-sales, they might think of Black Friday or Cyber Monday. But retailers also ought to be watching 11.11 closely, not only because of China’s growing importance as a consumer market.Read More
The global LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) travel market is big – over USS 200 billion in annual spend, and is growing. One market, which is slowly but surely contributing to this growth, is China.Read More
With immigration and reproductive rights as hot-button issues in upcoming US elections, it’s worth considering how China’s one-child policy has affected its largest trading partner.Read More
When Zhou Meifen gave birth to her second child not long after 12:01 a.m. on New Year’s Day, she dodged a $12,000 birth control tax by just a few minutes.Read More
Mass dating parties are on the rise as pressure to marry young mounts, leaving many 20 and 30-somethings on the lookout for love on Chinese Valentine's Day.Read More
If millennials in the U.S. are painted with a broad brush of unflattering descriptions - their counterparts in China aren’t viewed much more favorably, says author Eric Fish.Read More
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is one of the sponsors of a competition that will see ten Chinese same-sex couples travel to West Hollywood to marry next week.Read More