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  1. Every Stonedog has his day

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... But the past two years have seen him expand his workload, first as co-founder of the gay club Volume in Central and then as its resident DJ, Stonedog. And as Volume celebrates its second birthday ... are opportunities everywhere. And Volume is not just a gay venue- it's a creative and social centre for the city's gay community. We are trying to show this city that we too can have a voice ...

  2. Government discrimination to blame for stalled talks, say gays

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... already met a few times since then. Reggie Ho, co-ordinator of gay rights group Horizons, which is not a member of the forum, said: 'The bureau's stance is discriminatory.' A bureau ... Yau Chui-yan Gay groups are complaining that they have not been able to hold their regular meetings with the government since an administrative reshuffle last year. Responsibility ...

  3. Who's done the most for gays, lesbians and transsexuals? Get voting

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... outstanding contributions to Hong Kong's gay, lesbian and transsexual community was opened to nominations from the public. In previous years, it was always chosen by a committee from within the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and handed out during the movie showcase. But this year the process is being democratised to accept nominations from anyone, gay or straight. ...

  4. City's first gay-pride parade a chance to 'celebrate love' and fly the flag

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... founder of the gay rights group Rainbow of Hong Kong. 'We want the LGBT community members to join the parade and celebrate love- to say to the public, 'We have the right to our love, ... Dan Kadison It was a parade of colour, joy and expression. The city's first-ever pride march for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community kicked off in Causeway Bay ...

  5. Police put lesbian rights group on the spot over G dot TV

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Web TV service with the cheeky name. To qualify for public funding, the lesbian rights group has applied to be registered for non-profit status under the Societies Ordinance. This has provoked ... that G dot pretty much explains the nature and purpose of the TV service. 'It stands for gender, girl, gay, and yes, it can also mean G spot,' she said. 'But funny that the police only ...

  6. Indian ministry rebuked over gay 'disease' claim

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Additional Solicitor General P.P. Malhotra, who is defending a law criminalising homosexuality on behalf of the Home Ministry, shocked many Indians on Monday with his courtroom description of gay sex. 'Homosexuality is a disease. Every citizen has the right to lead a decent and moral life in society, and the right would be violated if such behaviour is legalised ...

  7. Gay Giano targets four roads for 460m yuan

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... border. The two highways opened in 2004 and the operation rights are valid for another 21 years. Gay Giano would also buy the 34.4km still unfinished Pinghong Highway linking Pingxian city to Hongkoujie on the border of Hunan. Another project is the 31km Airui Highway that will link Ailing city to Ruijin city in Jiangxi. These two highways have 28-year operation rights. Gay Giano ...

  8. Citybus says no bus for gay parade

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip and Ng Kang-chung Citybus has refused to rent a double-decker to organisers of the city's first gay parade tomorrow because of concerns over its 'company image'. Gay rights activists have condemned the bus company's decision as discriminatory and a legislator and the government have asked Citybus to clarify its position. As many as 1,000 people ...

  9. Rights stuff

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ..., Bisexual and Transgender) network in Asia, which is open to all employees, and held training courses and workshops to raise awareness of the rights of gay staff. Shalini Mahtani, founder and chief ... as a metropolitan city, upholds international standards of human rights,' he said. Michael Vidler, a lawyer who has represented a number of clients fighting gay rights issues, said that while some ...

  10. Equality laws have passed us by, say HK gays

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... chairman of the gay and lesbian group Horizons. 'If your long-term partner is in hospital, you have no special rights to see him or her, because legally you cannot get married and therefore ... relative or spouse at the hospital, but just as a friend. They cannot legally marry in Hong Kong so they have no spousal rights. The length of hospital visits depends on sympathetic nurses. ...




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