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Chinese Communist Party bans 'sissy men'

The Chinese government banned what it called "sissy men" from television Thursday and directed broadcasters to serve the people of China with "revolutionary culture."

The change to eliminate what China calls effeminate men from the national spotlight comes as President Xi Jinping leads a government campaign to tighten control over society at large in China and reinforce official views on morality.

The requirement reportedly came from the Chinese Communist Party's concerns that its pop stars will adopt what it described as the more effeminate trends of South Korean and Japanese singers and actors.

The party fears such a radical shift would emasculate China's young men.

A government regulator said that broadcasters are required to "resolutely put an end to sissy men and other abnormal esthetics," according to the Associated Press.

The report also mentioned that the regulator used the derogatory term for feminine-looking men, "niang pao," meaning "girlie guns," in the directive.

The Chinese Communist Party's "national rejuvenation" effort has also reduced children's access to online games to three hours a week, and it will punish any celebrity who "violates public order" or "lost morality."

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Good news, our country wasn't named for having sissies.

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Chinese heartthrobs' earlobes are pixellated after censors 'ban male stars from wearing earrings on TV

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6597983/China-ban-male-stars-wearing-earrings-TV.html

 

China's 'sissy pants phenomenon': Beijing fears negative impact of 'sickly culture' on teenagers

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-15/male-beauty-in-china-does-not-fit-with-push-for-global-influence/10221984

 

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1 hour ago, MovieMadness said:

Chinese Communist Party bans 'sissy men'

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Good news, our country wasn't named for having sissies.

Why belabor the obvious? (And I say this as a man who likes classical music and Judy Garland.)

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23 hours ago, LuckyDan said:

Why belabor the obvious? (And I say this as a man who likes classical music and Judy Garland.)

I get that.  I never once considered anyone would think of Richard Wagner as effeminate. 

Sepiatone( who likes Judy Garland too)

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9 hours ago, Sepiatone said:

I get that.  I never once considered anyone would think of Richard Wagner as effeminate. 

Sepiatone( who likes Judy Garland too)

Wagner's one of those guys who needed his a$$ kicked but he knew no one in the room could do it.

 

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On 9/3/2021 at 12:09 PM, MovieMadness said:

Chinese Communist Party bans 'sissy men'

The Chinese government banned what it called "sissy men" from television Thursday and directed broadcasters to serve the people of China with "revolutionary culture."

The change to eliminate what China calls effeminate men from the national spotlight comes as President Xi Jinping leads a government campaign to tighten control over society at large in China and reinforce official views on morality.

The requirement reportedly came from the Chinese Communist Party's concerns that its pop stars will adopt what it described as the more effeminate trends of South Korean and Japanese singers and actors.

The party fears such a radical shift would emasculate China's young men.

A government regulator said that broadcasters are required to "resolutely put an end to sissy men and other abnormal esthetics," according to the Associated Press.

The report also mentioned that the regulator used the derogatory term for feminine-looking men, "niang pao," meaning "girlie guns," in the directive.

The Chinese Communist Party's "national rejuvenation" effort has also reduced children's access to online games to three hours a week, and it will punish any celebrity who "violates public order" or "lost morality."

They must have noticed what's been happening in the formerly powerful United states and decided to not let the weakness spread to them.

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Why, everyone KNOWS this country was founded by strong MEN with powdered wigs and silk knee pants!  ;) 

It's never really about what's being worn, but who wears it.  

Post-punk "new wave" dudes sporting various colors of neon colored hair

Rowdy "Death metal" aficionados and their eye liner

Metrosexuals with their "manscaping"  and cleanly shaved ****

None of it is really indicative of their masculinity( or lack thereof)  because( as we should know) masculinity is never measured by appearance and deportment, but by the character. 

Walking around wearing military camo fatigues when you're no longer in the military,, or never have been isn't masculine.

It's downright childish.

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2 hours ago, Sepiatone said:

Why, everyone KNOWS this country was founded by strong MEN with powdered wigs and silk knee pants!  ;) 

It's never really about what's being worn, but who wears it.  

Post-punk "new wave" dudes sporting various colors of neon colored hair

Rowdy "Death metal" aficionados and their eye liner

Metrosexuals with their "manscaping"  and cleanly shaved ****

None of it is really indicative of their masculinity( or lack thereof)  because( as we should know) masculinity is never measured by appearance and deportment, but by the character. 

Walking around wearing military camo fatigues when you're no longer in the military,, or never have been isn't masculine.

It's downright childish.

Sepiatone

Colonial clothing had more material than the stuff men wears today.

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In the series "Sleepy Hollow" there was an amusing  issue with Abbie Mills trying to urge Ichabod Crane to wear modern attire.  He totally rejected it stating today's clothing were too skimpy and revealing.

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Regarding the powdered wigs of the era, the concept of the powdered wig emerged in France the mid 17th century. King Louis XIII was the man first responsible for the trend, as he wore a wig (original called "periwig") to cover his premature balding. As the trend began in royalty, they developed an upper-class, conservative status. People who wore them were among the "elites" in society.

The first wigs were made from goat and horse hair, and because they were never properly washed they smelled quite terrible, and tended to attract lice. To combat the unfortunate odor and unwanted parasites, the wig-wearer would "powder" his wig. The powder was usually made up of finely ground starch and scented with lavender.

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1 hour ago, 37kitties said:

Pants hadn't been invented yet.

You're thinking modern - Pants are a lot older than you think.  Many European tribes i.e. the Gauls, Vikings wore variations.  Rome actually banned them citing they're uncivilized.

The Gauls

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On 9/3/2021 at 9:09 AM, MovieMadness said:

Chinese Communist Party bans 'sissy men'

The Chinese government banned what it called "sissy men" from television Thursday and directed broadcasters to serve the people of China with "revolutionary culture."

The change to eliminate what China calls effeminate men from the national spotlight comes as President Xi Jinping leads a government campaign to tighten control over society at large in China and reinforce official views on morality.

The requirement reportedly came from the Chinese Communist Party's concerns that its pop stars will adopt what it described as the more effeminate trends of South Korean and Japanese singers and actors.

The party fears such a radical shift would emasculate China's young men.

A government regulator said that broadcasters are required to "resolutely put an end to sissy men and other abnormal esthetics," according to the Associated Press.

The report also mentioned that the regulator used the derogatory term for feminine-looking men, "niang pao," meaning "girlie guns," in the directive.

The Chinese Communist Party's "national rejuvenation" effort has also reduced children's access to online games to three hours a week, and it will punish any celebrity who "violates public order" or "lost morality."

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Good news, our country wasn't named for having sissies.

The Chinese were probably put off by Donald Trump’s trips to neighboring North  Korea to make lovesick cow eyes at Kim Jung sun.  Would gross anyone out.  

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But you know, 

Red China dictating the clothing and appearance of it's men and women really isn't surprising.  Or NEWS if you think about it.   A dress code for a place of employment and/or school is one thing(and nothing really wrong with it) but passing laws controlling what you wear or look like in your personal life is something else altogether. 

And thanks HAM for the short history of colonial men's fashion,  but the WHY of powdered wigs and all , well.......    :rolleyes:

Sepiatone

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On 9/5/2021 at 11:02 AM, hamradio said:

Colonial clothing had more material than the stuff men wears today.

IMG_7301-scaled-e1608229501710-1024x890.

 

In the series "Sleepy Hollow" there was an amusing  issue with Abbie Mills trying to urge Ichabod Crane to wear modern attire.  He totally rejected it stating today's clothing were too skimpy and revealing.

sleepy_hollow_still.jpg

 

Regarding the powdered wigs of the era, the concept of the powdered wig emerged in France the mid 17th century. King Louis XIII was the man first responsible for the trend, as he wore a wig (original called "periwig") to cover his premature balding. As the trend began in royalty, they developed an upper-class, conservative status. People who wore them were among the "elites" in society.

The first wigs were made from goat and horse hair, and because they were never properly washed they smelled quite terrible, and tended to attract lice. To combat the unfortunate odor and unwanted parasites, the wig-wearer would "powder" his wig. The powder was usually made up of finely ground starch and scented with lavender.

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR0ajo5KVS0oTwI_nsm87w

https://insidestory.org.au/haydn-and-the-powdered-wig/

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