Some years back, I was teaching a woman who had a master’s degree in counseling and who served as a counselor at a renowned Taiwanese university. Her lesbian daughter had finally come out of the closet to her. Frantic, the mother sought out studies that suggested non-genetic bases for homosexuality. And she began arranging blind dates with guys for her daughter, which the daughter complained to me about. When I asked the woman why she refused to accept the fact, she replied, “You don’t understand a mother’s love.” » Continue reading Where’s Lysistrata? Taiwan’s Not-yet-dauntless Females – Part VI »
'Idol/Idle girls' pop group: 'Similarity breeds contempt'….or was that 'familiarity'?
In China itself, individualism is a somewhat unnecessary luxury for most people, it can even be something that causes a great many problems in many forms of relationships, no matter familial, personal or career related.
This kind of venues you can find in any big city of China. Located near a train or subway station they can be recognized by characteristic pink lighting, a sign in English saying “massage” and several scantily dressed and visibly bored girls sitting inside.