Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing

Don't let any more suffer like Leslie, gay icons urge

From left, singer Anthony Wong, Gigi Chao, Sean Eav and Denise Ho attend the Big Love Day concert outside the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam

Celebrities and lawmakers celebrated "Big Love Day" at an outdoor concert yesterday, saying that a decade after the suicide of bisexual pop icon Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, they do not want to see any more Hongkongers die because of society's prejudices.

Tuesday, 2 April, 2013, 4:15am 2 comments

Fans tie Leslie Cheung's death anniversary with Hong Kong history

Miss you much: Fans lay flowers and photos of late Canto-pop star Leslie Cheung outside the Mandarin Oriental in Central. Photo: Felix Wong

Hundreds choose to retrace the footsteps of "Gor Gor", an affectionate nickname meaning "older brother" in Cantonese, by visiting the places where he shot music videos and movie scenes, such as the pop song Stand Up and the film Days of Being Wild.

2 Apr 2013 - 4:13am

The loss still hurts – ten years on, Leslie Cheung is remembered

Leslie Cheung received eight best-actor nominations at the Hong Kong Film Awards, including one for his role in 1997's Happy Together (left, with Tony Leung Chiu-wai). Photo: SCMP Pictures

It will be 10 years tomorrow since Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing took his own life and left his legions of friends and fans with memories frozen in that exact moment.

1 Apr 2013 - 5:47pm 1 comment

Hong Kong remembers Leslie Cheung, the pure artist who struggled to be himself

A variety of Leslie Cheung's posters and record covers on display at the Olympian City mall in Kowloon to commemorate the 10th year since his death. Photo: Sam Tsang

Those who worked closely with Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing remembered the pop idol, as the 10th anniversary of his death approaches, as a daring artist who struggled in a city that did not always embrace his values.

28 Mar 2013 - 10:44am 3 comments