Proud to be in Love © Cédric Spilthooren (HESO Magazine)

Iden and Jane © Cédric Spilthooren

In a country where communal and family values are the pillars of society, where the notion of “filial devotion” determines the intimate sphere of orientations, to assume and live one’s sexual orientations is a wager. By freeing themselves, some of these couples have decided to live together, others have the intention to do so. This work doesn’t aim at having a hasty opinion on Chinese society but, through these photos and interviews, to tell a story about people who love each other.

To read the full interviews please see Cédric Spilthooren’s website

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