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Pride Parades

Lesbians from mainland China revel in Hong Kong's freedom

When Fanta, 25, from Shenzhen, attended her first Les Péchés party in a Lan Kwai Fong nightclub last year, she was not even sure she was a lesbian.

Saturday, 17 November, 2012, 8:16am 3 comments

Talking points

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Make-or-break moment looms for Mars mission

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

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

Group behind gay pride parade cries discrimination

The people behind a parade celebrating sexual minorities say they faced discrimination by officials in organising the event this year.

8 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

'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

Controversial Gay Pride parade back after year off

Called off last year due to a lack of funding, the city's biggest celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture will return this winter, organisers say.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Funding woes put gay pride march on hold

This year's gay pride parade has been put on ice because the HK$140,000 budget has not been raised.

Critics said the parade had become too bourgeois, but organisers fired back, saying higher costs were projected this year because a higher turnout had been expected, and they had not been met by donations.

3 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

New York

The trees may still be bare and the lawns barren. But New York City's spring unofficially starts on Saturday when the famous Fifth Avenue St Patrick's Day Parade dyes the city green. As the largest St Patrick's Day parade in the world, the more than two- centuries-old carnival has become a major annual city tradition and global tourism attraction.

13 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

My vision of sexual equality

History was made again last month, when the second International Day Against Homophobia Hong Kong Parade was held. I was involved with the committee that put it together.

19 Jun 2006 - 12:00am