Affective experiences of female same-sex intimacies in contemporary China
taboo for women in China, discussing same-sex sexual
practices outside of private spaces, such as in the cafés,
restaurants and karaoke lounges where I conducted interviews and
observations, was even more challenging. Neither was I sure about
what follow-up questions could sound appropriate and professional.
As an anthropologist and a self-identifiedlesbian/lala woman, I