While lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT culture remains largely underground, there are a plethora of gay cruising zones and often unadvertised gay bars, restaurants and discos spread across the country.
Homosexuality in China
Though no large statues are known to still exist, many hand scrolls and paintings on silk can be found in private collections . Luo was considered a "homowife", local slang for a woman married to a homosexual male akin to the English term "beard". The ruler is nonplussed at first, but Zhuang justifies his suggestion through allusion to a legendary homosexual figure and then recites a poem in that figure's honor. Infilm-maker Fan Popo sued government censors for pulling his gay documentary Mama Rainbow from online sites. While it is not outright condemned, neither is it fully accepted as being part of the social norm. Such usage is seen in Taiwan. The earliest law against a homosexual act dates from the Song Dynastypunishing "young males who act as prostitutes.