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Guangzhou Sex Festival is back, now featuring transsexuals

Posted: 09/4/2013 3:00 pm

This year’s Guangzhou Sex Culture Festival, which takes place from November 8-10 at the Nanfung International Exhibition Centre, will contain performances from transsexuals for the first time, Guangzhou Daily has reported on its microblog.

The annual festival has become legendary in China for its lewd performances, half-naked women, and other bizarre exhibits.

A model at last year’s festival, image courtesy of Sina Weibo

The theme of this year’s event is “Healthy Sex, Happy Families” and seminars held this year will include a talk on the psychological and hygienic implications of masturbation (Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m., in case you’re interested in attending).

As we told you last year, the stated aims of the festival include “improving sexual morals,” and “encouraging safe sex.”

In 2009, the Chinese government moved to make sex change operations safer, which reflects a large-scale shift in attitudes towards the LGBT community.

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