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  1. 'Pink' app steers big spenders in right direction

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... friendly. Connie Chan Man-wai, of sexual equality advocacy group Women Coalition, welcomed the app. 'Right now, the only way I can tell if a restaurant is gay-friendly is if they've placed ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Help is at hand for members of the gay community who feel discriminated against when shopping or socialising. Gay entrepreneur Paul Ramscar has ...

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    Hong Kong behind mainland on gay rights issues, says Gigi Chao

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip and Vivienne Chow City lags on gay issues, she says, as her father opposes her same-sex marriage with money Gigi Chao: HK behind mainland on tolerance Hong Kong is more ... daughter, who reportedly had wed her gay partner Sean Eav in France, said Hong Kong remained all too conventional, despite its cosmopolitan appearance. "The reason why the city is so ...

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    Gay rights activists decry Cecil Chao's husband bounty for lesbian daughter

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU, Jennifer Ngo

    ... Joanna Chiu and Jennifer Ngo Gay rights activists want Equal Rights Commission to speak out Chao's husband bounty 'blow to HK image' Gay rights activists have called ... daughter. Pink Season festival organiser Anshuman Das said the EOC should step in because Chao's bounty sent "mixed signals" about Hongkongers' attitudes toward lesbian, gay ...

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    Pink Season 2012 to celebrate gay and transgender rights

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... but Pink Season is just starting, with a two-month stretch of parties, gay pageants and family-friendly events to celebrate gay and transgender rights for tourists and Hongkongers alike. Pink ... The Tourism Board first approached Pink Alliance, a Hong Kong network of gay-rights groups, with the idea of organising a pride festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community ...

  5. Gay rights 'a right, not a matter of opinion'

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... But welfare sector lawmaker Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung said protection of the rights of homosexuals should not be contingent upon public perceptions. 'It is a basic human right- whether or not to protect basic human rights principles should not be dependent upon public opinion. 'Even if people hate or love homosexuals, we have to protect their rights to equal opportunity, ...

  6. Registration system for gay couples proposed

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... property disputes?' Zhu asked. 'Can one of the couple inherit the partner's property after he or she passes away?' Authorities should also consider gay couples' rights ... says it would help the government handle gay issues better. Zhu Lieyu, a director and partner of Guangdong law firm Guoding, is a delegate of the provincial People's Congress, whose ...

  7. Calls for new laws to protect gay rights fall on deaf ears

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to consider new legislation because there was no consensus to support it in society. Instead, the government would promote gay rights through public education and promotion. But Democrat Emily Lau ... Ng Kang-chung Calls for new laws to protect the rights of homosexuals and transsexuals were yesterday greeted with officials' insistence that it was too early and there was no social ...

  8. Rights advice group to ban gay issues

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... outspoken in opposing gay rights. In August, it lobbied the government with a 27,500-signature petition to appeal against a High Court ruling that overturned a law banning sexual acts between men ... to educate teachers about human rights has said the course will exclude the topic of homosexuality. The Society for Truth and Light won a government contract to lead courses on human rights ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Gay rights issue may be put to the public

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Council's home affairs panel that many people objected to legislation because they believed such a law would be the first step towards legalising gay marriages and that religious groups would ... 'Our normal practice is to issue a consultation paper which provides a lot more information and sets out options we can consider- we have to consider whether it is the right time to conduct ...




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