From the monthly archives:

June 2009

An Innocent Blog Bystander

by Ray Ally on June 29, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally. Lego tank image by The words China and censorship are never far from each other on the Internet. Google and its search engine has being frequently and systematically blocked in China for many years, most recently for being accused of spreading pornography on the internet. My two blogs have also been […]

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China’s Closet Gays Step Out

by Ray Ally on June 17, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally Last week Shanghai held the first ever Gay pride event in China. Compared to similar events around the world it was by all accounts a very low-key affair and almost went by unnoticed by the general public. ShanghaiPRIDE was a week long event organised by a local expatriate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]

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Designer Wallpaper Made in China

by Ray Ally on June 1, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally The June edition of the ultra-cool designer magazine Wallpaper has had a China makeover this month, as the entire magazine was written, designed and produced, literally in China. Wallpaper shipped its editorial team to Shanghai and Beijing and set then up in temporary offices for a month. This was to ensure that […]

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