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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Protecting gay people from discrimination is essential if the city is to realise potential, British diplomat tells LGBT rights symposium Expats 'put off HK' by lack of gay rights law A lack of protection for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is deterring talented workers from moving to Hong Kong, a top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... the Basic Law on the issue of right of abode in Hong Kong. The other protest came in 2005, over the term length of the new chief executive after the resignation of Tung Chee-hwa. ... the silent protest," he said. Solicitor Kevin Yam, a member of the Law Society's Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee, said he planned to file at least 75 signatures collected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Corporate charity helps kids find their own paths

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Company's charity sets children on right path When staff at Ultra Active Technology felt they needed to take a more cohesive approach to volunteering, their employer's solution was to set up its own charity. The North Point-based audio-visual and video conferencing expert's organisation, the UAT Association, began fostering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585280/corporate-charity-helps-kids-find-their-own-paths
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Activists urge lawmakers to stand against anti-gay prejudice

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Transgender community advised to open 'conversation' on rights for sexual minorities Government urged to stand up against anti-gay prejudice International activists have urged Hong Kong's policymakers to take a stand against anti-gay prejudice and provide equal rights for sexual minorities- even if same-sex marriage is not yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581239/activists-urge-lawmakers-stand-against-anti-gay-prejudice
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tamar's protest square stays behind hoardings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... "There has been some delay in the construction work because of bad weather. It is not unusual," the spokesman said. Activist Icarus Wong Ho-yin, of the Civil Human Rights Front, said: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581532/tamars-protest-square-stays-behind-hoardings
  6. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Wives, Husbands, and Lovers

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... relationships. While China's record on LGBT rights may be lacking when compared to Europe's liberal democracies, the progress in little more than a decade is staggering. Homosexuality was still ... rights in Hong Kong, but it is unlikely to hold the attention of those without a particular interest. Equally, the chapters focusing on Taiwan seem to retread some of the ground covered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579129/book-review-wives-husbands-and-lovers
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong British Army veterans: 'We have become the forgotten soldiers'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY FUNG

    ... have become the forgotten soldiers' Hong Kong British Army veterans visiting London in their fight to win right of abode found their role in the former colonial ruler's history ... right of abode for all Chinese Hong Kong veterans who served in the British Army. Under the British Nationality Selection Scheme launched in 1990, 50,000 Hong Kong families were given British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352737/hong-kong-british-army-veterans-we-have-become-forgotten-soldiers
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four parents against gay rights, finds poll by conservative Christian group

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... 3 in 4 parents against gay rights Hong Kong is a stronghold for traditional marriage and family values, with up to 75 per cent of parents holding negative views on gay-rights issues, research ... tending to be more open and agree with political requests by the gay rights movement. We can expect inevitable conflicts between them and traditional values." About 60 per cent of respondents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542006/three-four-parents-against-gay-rights-finds-poll-conservative
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... in a dispute over naming rights just weeks before the annual pageant. Gay-friendly business network Pink Dollar, a long-time supporter of the six-year-old contest, has pulled out of a planned HK$40,000 ... into it over the past two years." Ramscar, whose company launched an app to promote gay-friendly businesses, said that as part of the sponsorship, Pink Dollar had been promised the rights to use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575118/pink-sees-red-mr-gay-hong-kong-pageant-turns-ugly-sponsorship-row
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... to punishment?" a representative of Local Press, an internet media outlet, asked. "It is a moral right to condemn something wrong." An organiser of a controversial rally against mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate

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