Support, acceptance and visibility of these families has been ignored in the region for far too long.
Court rules in favour of Yeung Chu-wing, a gay activist who brought the lawsuit in 2017
Offences overturned or revised made gay men criminally liable for acts that are legal for heterosexuals
Newly appointed chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission says jurisdictions are different and a measured approach is preferred locally
Marrz Balaoro conducts same-sex weddings in secret due to fear of arrest
Gigi Chao and other LGBTI activists hope the new group can change attitudes and bring equality
Mr Justice Anderson Chow rules court can not arbitrate on social or theological issues and works only on legal considerations
Counsel for Catholic diocese had argued outcome of court case could lead to ‘reverse discrimination’ and have chilling effect on church
Ricky Chu also says watchdog should remain neutral on issue of LGBT rights to win the trust of opposing sides
says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam
The High Court on Friday affirmed the government’s policy that a transgender person can only change the sex entry on their identity card if they undergo full sex reassignment surgery.
"We want to tell LGBT communities in these countries that they are not wrong," Jay Lin said.
JURIST Guest Columnist Graeme Reid of Human Rights Watch discusses global progress in LGBT rights.
More than 50 artists will feature, including Sunil Gupta, Arin Rungjang, Maria Taniguchi, Hong Kong’s Samson Young and the late Ren Hang