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  1. Stand up for your rights, says gay bishop

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The Anglican Communion's first openly gay bishop urged Hong Kong's gays to stand up for their rights at a talk hosted by liberal Christian groups. The Right Reverend ... spoke frankly of the personal journey that led him through marriage to open acceptance of his homosexuality, a long-term gay relationship and becoming the Episcopal bishop of the American ...

  2. Ruling by top court upholds gay rights

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... an appeal.' Roddy Shaw Kwok-wah, of Civil Rights for Sexual Diversities, said the ruling had enormous symbolic meaning for the gay community. 'The ruling tells us the dignity of all men, ... was unconstitutional because it denied them their Basic Law right to equality. He immediately dismissed the charges. The magistrate's actions were upheld by the Court of Appeal in September. ...


    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... the saga since it began last October. At the time, Washington and the ridiculously dreamy Patrick Dempsey had a dust-up because Washington allegedly used a gay slur in describing co-star T.R. ... programme for it? Washington was also rushed into meetings with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, has started counselling, and says he wants to examine issues 'within my own ...

  4. Staying in the closet

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... in Hong Kong today. Despite being acquitted earlier this year for sodomy in a public place, a landmark case widely hailed as a victory for gay rights, he has decided to stay firmly in the closet. ... Hong Kong is a difficult place for gays to come out to their families and friends, writes Andrea Li Hong Kong may brand itself as Asia's world city, on an equal footing with London ...

  5. A stubborn denial of homosexuals' human rights

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The sky darkened for human rights activists when the Broadcasting Authority ruled in January that an RTHK television programme on gay lovers was 'unfair, partial and biased ... possible', and said he was disappointed the government did not amend the law. He knows of gay couples who left Hong Kong after learning that their rights as a couple were not recognised in the city. ...

  6. Urban jungle

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals This week: gay sheep, animal rights and the media A controversy has raged over media reports about a couple of scientists in the United States experimenting on gay sheep and studying what makes them hormonally gay. Media, animal rights groups and gay activists have been in a frenzy over what the research ...

  7. Gay activist plans legal action over RTHK row

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... a legal challenge was his last resort, after learning that gay rights groups had exhausted all avenues in seeking action against the contentious ruling. 'They have complained ... Polly Hui Appeal last resort over 'biased' comments about show on homosexual marriage A man interviewed in an RTHK television programme on gay lovers is considering legal action ...

  8. Amnesty 'biases' are essential in helping to protect human rights

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that 'Hong Kong authorities commission[ed] the Society for Truth and Light, a conservative Christian group which opposes gay rights and 'excessive use' of human rights, to educate school ... to maintain its influence in protecting human rights around the world. He uses examples from the 2006 Amnesty International Report. In one, he says it is confusing that Amnesty should be concerned ...

  9. Furore over gay bishop highlights plight of Christians whose sexual orientation is regarded as a sickness

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li A rift is widening in the Anglican Church community worldwide over Gene Robinson, the first openly gay priest to become a bishop who was consecrated three years ago in the United States. 'There is a real possibility the church could be split by this,' says Frank Alagna, a gay reverend from New York, who because of the controversy hasn't been able to secure ...

  10. Gay candidate says sexuality no obstacle

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Democratic Movements in China. In 2003, he lost to Mr Chow by 300 votes. The gay and civil rights activist is open about his sexual preference and is using it in his campaign, with the slogan ... Eva Wu Gay candidate Kenneth Cheung Kam-hung believes his sexual orientation could help him in the district council elections, although he failed to gain election at his first attempt four ...




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