Af­ter back­lash, Weibo web­site re­lents on gay cen­sor­ship

The Washington Times Daily - - WORLD -

BEI­JING | One of China’s top so­cial net­work­ing sites an­nounced Mon­day that it will no longer be cen­sor­ing con­tent re­lated to gay is­sues af­ter the plan trig­gered a loud pub­lic out­cry.

Weibo.com was flooded over the week­end with protests af­ter the Twit­ter­like plat­form said that car­toons and short videos with porno­graphic, vi­o­lent or gay sub­ject mat­ter would be in­ves­ti­gated.

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