ADDED ON: 11/05/2018

Pink Season Event Highlights Call of Hong Kong’s LGBT Community to Lawmakers: We’re Ready for Equal Rights, Listen to Society

11/04/2018 | Yahoo News

LGBT campaigners have applauded key legal developments in Hong Kong that they say could eventually bring same-sex partners the same rights enjoyed by heterosexual couples. And while warning that a hard fight lies ahead to secure those rights, they pointed to research that suggests the public is in favour of expanding legal protections for LGBT people. In a forum on Thursday night, held as part of Pink Season, a five-week festival of LGBT-themed events in the city that ends on November 3, legal experts and researchers hailed a July ruling by Hong Kong’s highest court that granted a married British lesbian a spousal visa. She had initially been denied one.


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