Queer as Fact

Golden Orchid Societies

August 15, 2019

Today's episode is on Golden Orchid Societies in southern China. Listen to learn about how mulberries led to female independence, marriage resistance in the Pearl River Delta, and how to propose to your girlfriend using peanut candy.

 

Image: Liang Jieyun, 85, and Huang Li-e, 90, two of the last surviving Golden Orchid sisters