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  1. Gay protesters meet to decide their next step

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... radical gay rights organisations in Hong Kong. Last year, Ms Yeo and Mr Chen entered into a sham marriage with the goal of securing public housing rights as a married couple. After the formal ... Ms Yeo and Mr Chen have since applied for a public housing flat. Ms Yeo, who is known as Wai-wai in the media, started getting involved in the gay rights movement about three years ago when ...

  2. Watershed year for gays, transsexuals

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Gay man launches challenge in High Court against the criminalisation of consensual sex between men under 21 (December) Government says it will legislate to protect the rights of those ... Andy Cheng A watchdog says bias based on sexual orientation is finally being challenged A human rights watchdog says that 2004 was a landmark year for Hong Kong's homosexuals ...

  3. Gay flight attendant promoted, then sacked

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... SCMP, June 30, 2003 By Ravina Shamdasani A GAY RIGHTS group has rallied to a Dragonair flight attendant who was fired from his job just days after his promotion, renewing a call to make ... orientation is not illegal. 'The lack of legislation is really leaving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual communities vulnerable to this sort of discrimination,' said gay rights ...

  4. Gay 'newlyweds' threaten legal action

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... SCMP, October 6, 2003 A gay couple married in Canada are raising the stakes in their battle to have their union recognised in Hong Kong. Roddy Shaw Kwok-wah and Nelson Ng Chin-pang say ... the department's decision on the basis that he and Mr Ng were married for a second time last month in Toronto. Two Canadian states - Ontario and British Columbia - have legalised gay marriages. Mr Shaw has ...

  5. State of the unions

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... to 'political forces' at play in Hong Kong, although it will likely be closely watched by gays on the mainland. 'Hong Kong has the advantage of the Basic Law, and the Bill of Rights ... that the same arguments used by opponents of racial equality are being used today. Then, as now, those arguments are just as spurious,' says Liz Whitelam, gay and lesbian rights activist ...

  6. Quest for equality

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... The government will debate legal rights for homosexuals, but only if the public shows its support in a new survey, reports Tim Cribb News has filtered out to Hong Kong's gay ... that ordinance will become law by mid-2005. Gay activists have described him as 'reasonably open-minded' and 'quite capable of handling human rights issues which are at odds ...

  7. Justice for all

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Amnesty International, the Human Rights Council, the Equal Opportunities Commission, and gay and lesbian activists. He has also listened to those opposed to homosexuals, the so-called 'family ... and situations, such as having a homosexual relative, friend, colleague or teacher. It would also attempt to measure attitudes to the rights of gays, lesbians and bisexuals, such as access to spousal ...

  8. High-risk HIV threat for gays in Shenzhen

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

    ... Vivien Cui One-third of the homosexuals surveyed say they seldom or never use condoms Gay men in Shenzhen have an average of 35 sexual partners each, but only 20 per cent use condoms every ... the city's homosexual population. The situation threatened to spread the disease among the sexually active gay population, the survey noted. It also posed a threat to women, since almost half ...

  9. Poles apart

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Rachael Oakes-Ash

    ... have taken note, offering special events and activities where like can ski with like. No more mixing with the wrong crowd. With categories including female, gay, lawyer, over 30 and men ... cater for the more mature with their Over 50s Ski Weeks. This is a week of dinners and cocktails for those on the right side of 50. Senior instructors put small groups through their paces ...

  10. Healing process

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... overseas affiliates. In memory of Aids victims The Aids Memorial Quilt was initially set up by gay rights activist Cleve Jones of San Francisco in 1987 in memory of his friend, Marvin Feldman, who ...




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