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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 30 08 2017
Pink Just Perfectly Embodied the Nühanzi Attitude During Her VMAs Speech

The direct translation of “nühanzi” is “manly woman,” which began as an insult to Chinese women who subverted their gender role. But in recent years, the nühanzi have been proving...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 28 08 2017
Nühanzi on Her Skin: How Tattoo Artist Zhuo Dan Ting’s Rebellion Became Her Art

By Wang Jiewen From a young age, Chinese children are schooled on the supposed differences between boys and girls, with girls learning their virtue lies in being gentle, delicate, sensitive,...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 27 08 2017
Comedian Kristina Wong wants to hump your leg

On her first visit to China for an avant garde exhibition in Hong Kong, comedian Kristina Wong unleashes her indomitable “Fannie Wong” persona and traces her ancestral roots. By Kate...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 21 11 2016
SK-II empowers single women in powerful viral video

Chinese women are under immense pressure to marry before they turn 27. For those who remain single and labelled “Sheng Nu” (leftover women, 剩女), life can be cruel. To change this mentality,...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 21 11 2016
China’s feminist school club: the Beijing students talking equality on their lunch break

The Guardian By Yuan Ren A year ago, Lauren Gao was watching the Chinese New Year Gala TV show when she felt perturbed by the portrayal of two types of...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 21 11 2016
How Masculine Women Craft New Ideals of Beauty

Sixth Tone By Nina Huang Chinese urban women are in a state of transformation. Traditionally treated like “princesses,” many of these females are becoming nu hanzi, a slang term that...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 21 11 2016
These boots are made for walking

Shanghai Daily By Xu Wei Strong, independent women known as Nühanzi have become more common in China’s major cities and the entertainment industry has been quick to depict such characters on...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 21 11 2016
The rise of Nühanzi in China: Manly ladies who challenge China’s traditional female image

Offbeat China-Staff She is strong (psychologically and possibly physically, too). She is firm, decisive and open-minded. She is independent and responsible. She is nothing like the traditional “as soft and...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 03 11 2016
A Whole New Industry Is Popping Up Around “Remote Work”

By Lydia DePillis Houston Chronicle Nühanzi Article Summary (tl;dr) How would you like to spend the next 12 months traveling around the world while still getting your work done? The...

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Posted by Nühanzi Staff | 03 11 2016
The Kind Art Of Rejection

By Erika Ettin Tribune News Service Nühanzi Article Summary (tl;dr) How do you politely decline a second or third date with someone? The term "ghosting" where a man or woman...

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