China Looks to Ban ‘Sissy Idols’ and ‘Effeminate Men’ From Entertainment Industry

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China is continuing its clampdown on its citizens’ access to entertainment in an effort to instill a societal morality.

On Thursday, the country’s broadcast regulator, the National Radio and Television Administration, shared an eight-point regulation plan to reform the entertainment industry, which was published in the South China Morning Post, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It places an emphasis on banning “sissy idols,” “effeminate men,” and anything “overly entertaining,” as well as a boycott of reality talent shows and offensive social media influencers, among other rulings.

The phrase “sissy idols” refers to popular boy

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