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The Wives of Gay Men

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ID: 2103 Upper Intermediate
In Chinese society, a society particularly concerned with family, being a gay man can be particularly hard. The pressure is so great for gay men to have wives and children, that many of them choose to say in the closet throughout their entire lives. And it's certainly difficult for them, it's also difficult for their wives. In this lesson, two women discuss this social issue.
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访谈 fǎngtán to discuss
同妻 tóngqī beard, wife of a homosexual man
同性恋 tóngxìngliàn homosexual
huǐ to destroy
Miánmián huílai la !
Mian Mian's back!
ng4 。tùjiě nǐ gànmá ne ?
Yeah. Tu Jie, what are you doing?
wǒ gāng kàn le yī gè fǎngtán jiémù ,jiǎng “tóngqī ”de 。
I just watched a talk show about “beards”.
shénme shì “tóngqī ”?gòngtóng de qīzi ?
You watched a show about facial hair? Like guys showing off their beards?
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