Fan Yiying

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2017/10/04 | Fan Yiying

Gay Chinese Embracing Overseas Tours

Companies see market in LGBT travelers who value cultural experiences and exclusive, safe spaces.

2017/08/23 | Fan Yiying

Wedding Planner Reviving Naxi Traditions in China

The traditional soul-binding ceremony has lost favor among locals, but one company is trying to turn the tide.

2017/07/13 | Fan Yiying

Plus-Size Models Challenge China’s Beauty Standards

A maturing market for plus-size fashion brings models more opportunities alongside its own set of strict physical requirements.

2017/07/02 | Fan Yiying

My Life as a Gay Father of a Transgender Son

PFLAG volunteer tells Sixth Tone how he and his transgender son learned to stand up for each other.

2017/06/03 | Fan Yiying

Manchu, Once China’s Official Language, Could Lose Its Voice

With few practical incentives to preserve their language, 10 million Manchus have found their mother tongue in a critical state.

2017/04/02 | Fan Yiying

Six Paws Under: Funerals for China’s Furry Friends

The niche business of pet cremation is growing as animal lovers seek ways to honor their deceased companions.

2017/03/14 | Fan Yiying

Caring for China’s Smog Dogs

Pollution in major cities has long been a scourge to humans, but the health impact on pets shouldn’t be overlooked.

2017/02/23 | Fan Yiying

The Man Restoring Eastern China’s Iconic Circular Homes

In the face of government inaction, one individual is empowering locals to return their ‘tulou’ homes to former glory.

2017/02/16 | Fan Yiying

Sorority Gives China's One-Child Generation a Taste of Sisterhood

An entrepreneur builds a home and haven for young, professional “leftover women” in Shanghai.

2017/01/05 | Fan Yiying

When You Are Old, Chinese, and Gay

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual retirees in China are seeking companionship and acceptance in old age, but some are finding it harder than others.