Sexologist reveals relationship, sparking rare discussion about China's transgender community

December 20, 2014 9:30 AM

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Sexologist reveals relationship, sparking rare discussion about China's transgender community

A blog by China's top sexologist, Li Yinhe revealing that she has been living with a transgender man for 17 years is displayed on a computer screen in Beijing, China, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The blog by Li, also widow of the well-known Chinese author Wang Xiaobo, was read more than 200,000 times within 24 hours, and it became a hot topic on China’s microblogging service Weibo with nearly 3 million hits, as her blog spurred spirited discussions on China social media not only about her nonconventional relationship, but also about transgender Chinese in general. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (The Associated Press)

BEIJING – A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.

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