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  1. Lifestyle

    Hong Kong's Pink Season a time for the LGBT community to reach out

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHARLEY

    ... community to the arts in Hong Kong: "I can tell you right now, hand on heart, that there are many LGBT people being creative in Hong Kong." But for her, it is less about bringing ... The Pink Season helps the LGBT community engage directly with all of Hong Kong, writes Charley Lanyon Telling it straight This year's Pink Season, the more than two-month-long ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong must change human rights focus

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... LGBT citizens denied basic rights accepted in other societies The rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) people are human rights. Unfortunately, most of us do ... those from the LGBT community. In many countries in the West and in the region, people are now discussing allowing same-sex marriage, while in Hong Kong this is not happening. The rights being ...

  3. Workers let go of LGBT taboo

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... engagement and retention rates, and impair productivity and performance. International research provides further evidence of this. Stonewall, a UK-based LGBT rights organisation, found ... Sexual orientation and gender identity have long been regarded as sensitive subjects in Hong Kong. The attitudes towards, and experiences of, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink Season 2012 to celebrate gay and transgender rights

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

    ... 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 ... to protect LGBT rights," he said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Corrections and clarifications, September 30, 2012

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... The item "City gets ready for a run of pink" on yesterday stated, wrongly, that the idea for Hong Kong's LGBT festival Pink Season originally came from the Hong Kong Tourism Board. The tourism board has clarified that it was Hong Kong's LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights group the Pink Alliance which first approached the board with the idea last ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong's LGBT community seeks ban on discrimination

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... for a discrimination law is a matter of basic human rights. Reggie Ho Lai-kit, chairman of Pink Alliance, a network of LGBT groups, said legislation "won't ban members of the public from holding ... of an anti-discrimination bill, Connie Chan said: "I remember LGBT individuals did not want to be publicly seen standing up for sexual minority rights, so they pushed wheelchairs to support the disabled, ...

  7. Private sector's pro-LGBT policies work wonders

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the US consulate in Hong Kong to speak at their forum on LGBT issues, because respect for such rights has become a priority area for US foreign policy. The EOC has been advocating for legislation ... and transgender (LGBT) employees of the bank in the region. It is heartening for me to see such programmes, not least because it is in line with the Equal Opportunities Commission's (EOC) core value ...

  8. Forum seeks an inclusive environment

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng International investment banks have been working together for more than a decade to create workplaces that are gay-friendly. The Interbank LGBT Forum in Hong Kong has grown ... for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff. Richard Seeley, managing director of operations at Barclays, which sponsored a survey on workplace inclusiveness by non-profit group Community ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. "It is definitely part of the EOC's duties to improve Hong Kong's image as a tolerant community," he said. "Mr Chao's offer ... 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - GENDER

    After losing family, transsexual activist pushes for rights

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 02:04pm by Jennifer Cheng, Hedy Bok

    ... about LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender], but people often forget about the T,” said Wong, pointing out that being a transgender individual is not a form of sexual orientation, but a form of gender identity. Therefore, she said, it is important for lawmakers to address the differences that transgender individuals require compared with other sexual minority groups, but right ...




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