IDAHOT 2016 country reports: China

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On May 17th, the Beijing Gender Health Education Institute started the “All Gender Toilet Project” in Beijing to encourage gender-friendly businesses, UN branch offices, and local NGOs to put up a new toilet sign to publicly demonstrate their embracing of gender diversity and gender equality. Later this month, the organisation will publish the initial version of the Gender Friendly Map. Up to now, more than 20 entities have signed up for this project, including cafes, bars, restaurants, UN Women, UN AIDS, UNDP, an international school, and NGOs, etc. and numbers are expected to grow fast.
More info in the press release of the initiative
The organisation Queer Comrades China’s first LGBT Stamp Design Competition announced its winners.
Paper-cut artist Xiyadie (the Siberian Butterfly) won first prize, and his designs were produced into China’s first LGBT-themed stamp set.

 
On 17 May 2016 in Beijing, UNDP launched the Being LGBTI in China Survey Report.
The living conditions of Chinese Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People are reflected in the nation-wide report, which gathered input from over 30.000 survey respondents.
More Info & Survey Report Download Link: http://www.cn.undp.org/content/china/en/home/library/democratic_governance/being-lgbt-in-china/
– See more at: http://www.queercomrades.com/en/news/china/lgbti-in-china/#sthash.wmZsBjC8.dpuf

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