Devotion of gay lovers move a god to save a community during a pestilence
Is this gay-affirming tale of Moon Hare/Jade Rabbit a 19th century folktale or a modern creation?
The following tale was attributed to Volume 29 of Canghai Shiyi[i] (“Picking up things left in the blue sea”) a collection of stories and poems edited by Lin Weicheng, a 19th century scholar born in Fujian.
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