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  1. No more pretending

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... than 80 years, I will not wait any longer.' Ealin agreed to an interview with the Sunday Morning Post to mark LGBT pride month celebrations and to take a stand against gender inequality ... the world's oldest transsexual, Ealin says it is time to consider the final step in claiming a true gender identity. The soft-spoken Ealin decided to live as a woman four years ago after a lifetime ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    Is it time to update simplistic notions of 'male' and 'female' gender?

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam Traditional thinking about sexuality being turned on its head as people increasingly question what it is to be a man or a woman Way we talk about gender must change Does playing with toy cars and robots mean you're a boy? Does wearing a dress and make-up make you a girl? Traditional concepts of gender are increasingly being challenged around the world by people who ...


    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... her gender. She passed her psychiatric assessment a year ago, but the 40-year-old must continue using her old identity card as a man until she undergoes her gender reassignment operation. Her ... then, I try to avoid doing banking in person.' Transsexuals live under considerable strain. Besides their feelings of gender conflict, they must cope with social prejudice, inadequate ...

  4. Remember the days when living with your boyfriend caused a stir?

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their marital life and their opinions on sex and gender. 'We published a book based on the discussions of a group of women on many women-specific topics- such as bras. Once we started ... the focus of feminist discussions over the decade has shifted from highlighting the plight of women in unsatisfactory relationships and social inequality towards an open, frank discussion ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LEGCO ELECTION 2012

    Hong Kong legislator hailed for coming out as gay

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Newly-elected lawmaker expected to fight for anti-discrimination legislation to protect sexual minorities and to allow gay marriages Raymond Chan hailed by gay community Gay groups rejoiced after People Power's Raymon ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... This was about evil men who did evil things to children US District Attorney Seth Williams, after Monsignor William Lynn (pictured) was convicted of covering up child sex abuse. I'm simply bursting out of a cage which has bound me in a traditional gender role Ealin, who at the age of 84 is possibly the world's oldest male-to-female transsexual I had the impression we ...

  7. 500 attend rally against homophobia

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alliance, said public perceptions of homosexuality and gender issues were changing in Hong Kong. 'There's a sense that things are shifting,' he said, referring to the show of support from the Labour and New People's political parties against discrimination based on sexuality and gender. '[The event] has built up over the years and it's important in Hong Kong ...

  8. Sex-change woman's right to wed argued

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... interpretation of sex, gender and marriage should be embraced in light of social changes. In the Court of Appeal, Philip Dykes SC, for the transsexual, known only as W, argued the lower court erred ... Singapore and Malaysia allowed transgender people to marry in their acquired gender. Dismissing the case in October last year, Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung ruled that the definition ...

  9. Gay activists snubbed by religious group

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Homosexual activists were snubbed by a conservative religious group yesterday when they protested against an advertisement placed by the organisation. Twelve members from gay and lesbian groups gathered outside the Society for Truth and Light ...

  10. Landmark transgender case set for highest court

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... marry. The woman, identified only as 'W' in court, was born male, underwent surgery to become female, and had her identity card changed to reflect her gender. But the Registrar of Marriages told her that only a person's gender at birth counts for the purposes of marriage, and that a union between people of the same biological sex cannot be celebrated. A legal challenge ...




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