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  1. Women's group fears setback for gay rights

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it would be 'sacrificing gay rights', a women's rights group said yesterday. The Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities urged legislators to pass the amendment ... to the amendment. 'It is to deprive one's human right in the name of religion. It is to exclude gays from being protected by the law and it is sacrificing gay rights,' she said. ...

  2. Right decision?

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Society for Truth and Light, a Christian group against gay rights, has won a government contract to educate teachers on human rights and discrimination. Rights groups are outraged. What do you think? Share your views: write to us ...

  3. Gays' protest does not advance their cause

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is no surprise that the methods adopted by Sunday's gay rights demonstrators have been roundly condemned, including by other groups advocating greater acceptance of gays ... It was virtually inevitable that the question of gay marriages and gay rights would arise in Hong Kong this summer, as courts, governments and religious groups in several countries have also been wrestling ...

  4. Election notebook

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Voter options for gays clarified Gay voters are to have a list of candidates in each district to choose from now that gay rights coalition Rainbow of Hong Kong has completed its survey ... of Social Democrats candidates are on the list. But Rainbow expressed deep disappointment with the Civic Party and the Democratic Party for staying on the fence over gay marriages and adoption. ...

  5. Party clarifies stance on domestic violence laws for gays

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong Ten Per Cent, a gay rights group, said Legco dominated the definition of family. 'Also, Christians are trying to define the meaning of family in Hong Kong,' he added. He said ... against homosexuality.' The Civil Human Rights Front, whose members include gay rights activists, plans to hold a forum today to challenge the Democrats' position on the issue. ...

  6. Website for gays blocked

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operations and legal aid. Lan Feng, 35, an IT manager in Shanghai, said Aibai was probably blocked for advocating gay rights legislation. 'Aibai has so strictly adhered to the principle ... in Fujian. The non-profit site, better known as Aibai, was founded by a gay couple in 1999. It was one of the earliest gay websites targeting mainland homosexuals, bisexuals and transsexuals, ...

  7. Gay novelist's double life as family man

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To this day, Tong Ge has kept secret from his wife and family that he is a prominent gay novelist and leading campaigner for gay rights. The devoted husband and father talks to Vivien Cui ... campaigning for gay rights, but they think that is what a sociologist often does. I started writing about gay life in the early 1990s and several of my short novels have been published under pen names ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... confronting the 27 alleged triad members from walking into the polling station on Sunday, was also arrested. Police question Cathedral staff over gay protest Officers from the district crime squad of Central police station have begun to interview staff from the Catholic cathedral in Mid-Levels and some of the congregation, who attended the Mass interrupted by gay rights activists on Sunday. So ...

  9. Gays set to lead democracy march

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Organisers stress goal of universal suffrage will still be theme of protest Gay rights activists will lead the pro-democracy march on July 1, despite threats by some protesters ... of the Civil Human Rights Front, said yesterday. 'It is to reflect the minority groups being ignored and discriminated against. It is to show different people, regardless of their background, ...

  10. Gay activists seek to enter cathedral for Confession

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their Confession during Sunday Mass. Youth Commune and gay rights group Rainbow Action interrupted a Sunday Mass at the cathedral a week earlier, chanting slogans criticising Bishop Joseph Zen Ze-kiun ... Church official turns protesters away, citing the need to protect worshippers The Catholic Church yesterday barred four members of a gay group who disrupted a Sunday Mass last week from ...




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