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There’s nothing more queer than cobbling together something fabulous out of very little.
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“We unlock the doors and people show up,” he says, extending me a personal invitation as well. “And every dinner party I’m ever at, there’s always a moment that I have this out of body experience . . . I pause and I just feel like I float above the table and I feel community happening.”
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Today tongzhi is seldom used in a political context, if ever: The Beijing LGBT center is called Beijing Comrade Center; 同志村, or comrade village, translates to gayborhood. So yeah, everyone knows what comrade really means—everyone except the president of China, apparently.