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Added on: 02/20/2024
02/19/2024
In a historic decision that reverberates through the corridors of justice and rights advocacy, Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal has decisively ruled in favor of LGBTQ…

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Added on: 12/28/2023
12/27/2023
Hong Kong’s LGBTQ community is cautiously optimistic that the government will legalize same-sex marriage following landmark rulings in favor of granting gay and lesbian couples more rights. ARI…

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Added on: 12/27/2023
12/26/2023
Hong Kong’s LGBTQ community is cautiously optimistic that the government will legalize same-sex marriage following landmark rulings in favor of granting gay and lesbian couples more rights….

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Added on: 12/17/2023
Last month’s Gay Games seemed to go off well, despite getting the cold shoulder from Hong Kong’s government. Unlike in other countries, where local governments have provided…

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Added on: 12/11/2023
Thousands of people dressed in pink on Sunday flocked to Hong Kong’s largest LGBTQ carnival, held outdoors for the first time since 2018, with organisers saying the…

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Added on: 11/11/2023
Hong Kong’s equality watchdog had spent more than a year researching possible legislative amendments to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, but was told by the government that…

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Added on: 11/05/2023
11/04/2023
International arrivals, political news conferences and attention-grabbing headlines — six years after the historic decision to award the Gay Games to Asia for the first time, it’s…

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Added on: 11/03/2023
11/02/2023
The Gay Games XI 2023 open this weekend in Hong Kong and Guadalajara, Mexico. Hong Kong was scheduled for 2017 before the global pandemic, and Guadalajara was selected in…

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Added on: 10/18/2023
10/17/2023
A Hong Kong court on Tuesday dismissed a government bid to deny same-sex married couples the right to rent and own public housing saying that it was…

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Added on: 09/08/2023
09/05/2023
HONG KONG, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s top court partially approved on Tuesday a landmark appeal by an LGBTQ activist for recognition of same-sex marriages, calling…

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Added on: 09/07/2023
Hong Kong’s Court of Appeals has ruled that the government must provide a legal framework to recognize same-sex partnerships. In Hong Kong, the constitution only recognizes “marriage”…

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Added on: 09/06/2023
09/05/2023
Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal (HKCFA) on Tuesday ruled that the government had breached its rights under the Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance by failing…

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Added on: 08/31/2023
08/30/2023
HONG KONG/TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – In Hong Kong’s highest court, five judges are deliberating whether to recognise same-sex marriages conducted overseas. Their decision, expected later this year,…

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Added on: 08/26/2023
Gay Games Hong Kong (GGHK) must be conducted in a “lawful, safe and orderly manner” whether or not events are held in public or private venues, the…

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Added on: 07/31/2023
07/30/2023
A radio show promoting LGBTQ equality will end its 17-year run at Hong Kong’s public broadcaster on Sunday, with station management citing “changes in programme” as the…

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Added on: 04/02/2023
04/01/2023
A group of Hong Kong transgender people staged a small protest on Friday against a delay by authorities in changing the gender indicated on their identity documents,…

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Added on: 04/01/2023
Transgender activists have urged Hong Kong’s Immigration Department to approve applications to change the sex shown on identity cards after authorities suspended the process following a court…

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Added on: 03/08/2023
03/07/2023
Identified as “female” on his Hong Kong ID, trans activist Henry Tse waged an arduous legal battle to have his real gender recognised. Six years later, he…

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Added on: 02/20/2023
LGBTQ advocates are hopeful that a landmark court ruling on transgender rights in Hong Kong earlier this month will create a legal ripple effect granting greater official recognition…

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Added on: 02/12/2023
Ten years ago, a judgment by Hong Kong’s top court was hailed as a breakthrough for the city’s transgender community. Last week, another landmark ruling was rightly…

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Added on: 02/07/2023
Hong Kong’s top court handed down a landmark ruling on Monday finding that authorities’ refusal to allow two transgender people to use their preferred gender on their…

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Added on: 10/24/2022
While every parent wonders how they will respond when their child gets old enough to ask: “Where did I come from”, Hong Kong resident Neil Lewis says…

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Added on: 10/05/2022
10/04/2022
Chinese LGBTQ-plus couples are using digital technology to circumvent China’s non-recognition of same-sex marriages. Since 2021, around 200 Chinese and Hong Kong couples have tied the knot…

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Added on: 08/26/2022
08/25/2022
Hong Kong, China — Hong Kong’s gay community suffered a fresh legal setback on Wednesday after the Court of Appeal rejected an appeal against the city’s long-held…

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Added on: 06/22/2022
06/21/2022
Hong Kong’s crackdown on social activism is threatening to undo progress for gay rights, once considered validation of the city’s reputation as Asia’s liberal, financial haven. Well-known…

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Added on: 06/03/2022
06/02/2022
Michael Vidler has built his legal career on fighting for the “little guy” in Hong Kong, from high-profile street protesters such as Joshua Wong to little-known LGBT activists. But…

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Added on: 02/28/2022
Life as a transgender person can often be difficult and isolating. Here’s where to find help for transgender issues in Hong Kong and advice for how to…

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Added on: 12/30/2021
12/30/2021
Lesbian pop star and regionally famous pro-democracy activist Denise Ho was one of seven people arrested on Wednesday morning by national security police in Hong Kong. She…

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Added on: 11/13/2021
11/12/21
Part LGBT+ dating show, part documentary, a reality television series soon to air in Hong Kong will give a rare portrayal of the complexities of being gay…

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Added on: 10/29/2021
When a lesbian couple in Hong Kong broke up last year after nearly two decades together, they agreed it was crucial they both continued to play an…