One of China's social media sites, Weibo, has reversed a ban on posting online content related to LGBT . On Friday, the social networking issued a statement announcing that for the next three months, it would be deleting , cartoons and videos that were "related to ". It also said it would remove content with "pornographic implications" or content that promoted " violence". The Internet company said it was part of a new "clean-up " that intended "to create a sunny and harmonious environment" within China's online community. It also said it was complying with China's cyber-security .
Weibo reversed the on Monday following a passionate public from the country's Internet users. Many of Weibo's LGBT community responded to the ban by posting photos of themselves with their partners, often adding rainbow . Many people cited China's constitution, which protects minorities. One user said the constitution maintains that the "personal " of citizens is "inviolable" and that insult directed against is prohibited. A woman from Shanghai posted: "I find that in this strong country, Weibo is discriminating against and attacking this minority." Weibo responded to the outcry by reversing its and thanking everyone for the .