Ying Xin

Ying Xin — known to many as Xiao Tie, or Iron — is the executive director of the Beijing LGBT Center in China. She is the co-curator of the China Women’s Film Festival, co-founder of Guerrilla Salon, a feminist salon in Beijing, and co-founder of the volunteer-based organization Wuhan Rainbow. Her awards include the Reebok Human Rights Award in 2006 and the Intercultural Achievement Award from the Austrian Embassy in 2014. She was invited by the US State Department to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program in 2015, and invited by the EU’s EEAS to participate in the EU Visitor Programme this year.

March 12: Women’s Rights Around the World
March 27: China LGBT Panel: The Tumultuous Year That Was

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