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You were the first person, as I said just there, first public figure->> Public figure.>> To have gender reassignment surgery in China. At the time it was a taboo, what was the reaction from the Chinese government then and from the people, and tell me how it's changed.
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>> I think that's silent, no comment, because before I was become myself, I was the best male dancer of the country. Everybody know the best male dancer. It's not government, it's the society, the mentality, the cultural, people, and how they deal with it. There's no comment, that's why they're always quiet.
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The moment I out of the hospital, that's the real challenging phasing, how you're dealing with society. But I have enough confidence to dealing with that.>> What else can we do to help these barriers come down?>> I think that in China, it is a massive country, and the deeply cultural influence still is strongly there.
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I think just take times. I think now the young generation people facing all matter issues, they are much more relaxed than older generation. But still, the older generation's influence is still strongly there. And how to make changing take a little time.>> Is art a good vehicle for communicating these things?
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>> I think so. That's why I'm stick with my stage, acting and dancing. And also, since three years ago, I transfer myself, open another platform. I open my talk show in China.>> But you don't mix politics in with that in those discussions, I would imagine, right?>> I try not, I think that that's the barrier.
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What you're talking about, that's the art of talking. And that's where I have a, my physical language as a dancer help a lot to express myself right away and clearly. But people get what I want talk.