Hong Kong

LGBTI Rights in Hong Kong


ADDED ON: 10/18/2019

Hong Kong court turns down first judicial challenge for same-sex marriage but urges government to review policies

A Hong Kong court on Friday turned down the city’s first judicial challenge for same-sex marriage and civil union partnerships, but urged the government to “undertake a comprehensive review” to save time…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2019

LGBT couple in landmark Hong Kong case say coming forward was vital to give encouragement to others

Having recently won a landmark court case against the government, Angus Leung Chun-kwong and his husband Scott Adams recalled giving their first press interview four years ago, holding hands on a windswept…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2019

Hong Kong transport authorities approve LGBT ad after backlash over ban

A Cathay Pacific advertisement featuring two men holding hands can now be displayed across Hong Kong’s transport network, after its reported ban sparked a public outcry. The South China Morning Post reported…

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ADDED ON: 02/03/2019

Transgender trio fail in legal bid to be listed as male on Hong Kong ID card.

Three transgender people who identify as male lost their legal bid on Friday to be recognised as such on their Hong Kong identity cards, in a setback for the LGBT movement to…

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ADDED ON: 01/21/2019

Court Decisions on LGBT Rights Echo ‘A Wild Wish’

More than two centuries ago Mary Wollstonecraft laid the foundations for feminist thought with a simple premise: lack of equal opportunity diminished individual self-worth and hobbled social progress. In A Vindication of the…

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ADDED ON: 01/10/2019

Biggest Ever LGBTI Asian Contemporary Art Show Heading to Bangkok

A Hong Kong-based charity that uses art to fight sexual-orientation discrimination is taking the largest ever LGBT Asian contemporary art exhibition to Bangkok in November. “Spectrosynthesis II” is the expanded second edition…

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