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LGBTQ rights in China: Halfway out of closet?

Queer communities face obstacles as they try to push forward

Hao Wu, fourth from left, is back in Chengdu for his grandfather's birthday. (Photo by Jingyang Cheng)

NEW YORK -- A skyline immersed in a hazy layer of fog, a street crowded with mopeds, a community game room filled with patrons playing mahjong and munching on sunflower seeds -- this is the Chinese city of Chengdu in Hao Wu's documentary "All in My Family," launched on Netflix in mid-May.

Now in his mid-40s, Wu left Chengdu for the U.S. at 20 and quickly realized that he was gay after encountering American LGBTQ communities.

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