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This picture taken on June 9, 2018 shows a drag queen performing onstage at the ShanghaiPRIDE opening party in Shanghai. - Long pressured to deny their identities, Chinese transgenders are quietly asserting themselves, with advocacy groups forming and doctors reporting increasing gender-reassignment surgeries. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY LIFESTYLE-CHINA-HEALTH-GENDER-TRANSGENDER,FOCUS BY KELLY WANG AND DAN MARTIN (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

This picture taken on June 9, 2018 shows a drag queen performing onstage at the ShanghaiPRIDE opening party in Shanghai. - Long pressured to deny their identities, Chinese transgenders are quietly asserting themselves, with advocacy groups forming and doctors reporting increasing gender-reassignment surgeries. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY LIFESTYLE-CHINA-HEALTH-GENDER-TRANSGENDER,FOCUS BY KELLY WANG AND DAN MARTIN        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)