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Why Biden is More Radical Than Communist China

The Chinese government is directing television channels and media companies to stop promoting K-pop-style “sissy pants” men, with the government of the country pointing to the celebrities as a harmful influence upon youth.

In guidance released on Thursday, the Chinese government urged broadcasters to firmly reject the “deformed aesthetics” of niangpao, a term used to describe effeminate men. Celebrities and musicians who adopt the imagery of Korean pop stars have become increasingly popular in China. Celebrity culture has a following in China that surpasses the mindless worship of vapid western celebrities, with social media controversies stirring up constantly over infractions of singers and celebrities.

The move is one of several in recent months to promote the development of masculinity among China’s young men. Read more…

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