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  1. Comment - Letters

    Not Christian to reject gay rights

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Christians who reject gay rights forget the teachings of Christ When an angry mob was going to execute a woman caught in the act of adultery, Jesus taught them love and forgiveness ... public consultation on such a law. Citing the Bible, they claim that orientation other than heterosexuality is sinful and accuse the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) rights groups ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Christians are wrong, but not bigoted

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... outside the government headquarters of mainly Protestant groups last Sunday united against granting gays and lesbians equal legal rights was an impressive and depressing sight. The Catholic Church ... Let me be clear. I support equal rights for gays and lesbians. But I think it's also wrong for "liberals" to denounce those Christians as simply bigoted. For being Christian ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    LGBT tourism: is HK missing out?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... to us ... if you don't advertise, you run the risk of not getting our business. Simple." Gay rights activist James Gannaban thinks businesses can make a big impression by marketing ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com With more and more destinations reaching out to LGBT tourists, Hong Kong may be lagging behind The pink slip Members of the Hong Kong lesbian, gay ...

  5. Visitor visa accommodates gay couples

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com Gay professionals whose partners have been granted so-called prolonged visitor visas to stay in Hong Kong- a city which officially only recognises heterosexual ... health,' Li said. Human rights lawyer Michael Vidler says the prolonged visitor visa falls short of what is required and says same-sex partners should be treated as equal to heterosexual couples. ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... My life has been very difficult Legco president Tsang Yok-sing after marking his 65th birthday by killing pan-democrats' 33-hour filibuster Obama supports gay marriage. You would support a marriage to an animal eventually, then Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano, in remarks on a TV current affairs programme that enraged gay rights activists There were all sorts ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. British gays denied chance to wed in HK

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Gay British couples have been refused the right to tie the knot in same-sex civil unions in Hong Kong after the government turned down a UK proposal to offer the service. Had ... Kong's 'neutral'' stance on gay marriage. A consular spokeswoman said Britain had hoped to offer the service to bestow the same legal rights for same-sex unions as for married ...




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