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Lgbt Culture

Canadian director falls into the gender trap

After well-received screenings at the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival late last year, French Canadian wunderkind filmmaker Xavier Dolan's Laurence Anyways is set for a commercial release at the end of this month.

Sunday, 27 January, 2013, 4:26pm

Pink Season 2012 to celebrate gay and transgender rights

The summer may be ending, but Pink Season is just starting, with a two-month stretch of parties, gay pageants and family-friendly events to celebrate gay and transgender rights for tourists and Hongkongers alike.

11 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

Workers let go of LGBT taboo

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) individuals are not widely understood. That is why a recent study is attempting to advance the dialogue on the subject, particularly as it clearly relates to the workplace.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

'Pink' app steers big spenders in right direction

Help is at hand for members of the gay community who feel discriminated against when shopping or socialising.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson Knopf Canada (e-book)

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Parade of pride not prejudice

Hennessy Road in Wan Chai was awash with colour as 2,000 gays, lesbians, transsexuals, cross-dressers, sex workers and their straight friends and families joined the carnival-like Pride Parade yesterday.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Slimmer Gay Pride parade set to go ahead

The Hong Kong Pride Parade will take to the streets on Saturday after a two-year hiatus, even though organisers have raised just a few thousand dollars of the HK$150,000 needed to stage the event.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Credit where it's due

It is perhaps the most commonly asked question among students returning to school: 'What did you do this summer?' Some will talk about their travels, others will reminisce about spending time with friends. For Angela Tang Ching-yin, it's learning about hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic during the early 1920s, and how that translates, on a micro level, to daily money management.

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

'Pink pride' parade returns with bigger ambitions

Called off last year due to a lack of funding, the Hong Kong Pride Parade will return in November and promises a bigger turnout than before, organisers say.

The city's biggest celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture begins at 3pm on Saturday, November 12, the organising committee said on its website.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Peninsula moves the furniture to celebrate a more genteel Hong Kong

For its 80th anniversary, the Peninsula Hotel is bringing back some of its traditions.

On Sunday the furniture was cleared from the lobby to revive the Sunday afternoon tea dances held at the hotel during colonial times, bringing a sense of genteel nostalgia in a refined setting.

19 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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