Once again, the government and lawmakers have joined hands to block a law against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. This is hardly a surprise given our society remains conservative.Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 3:48am
For most Hongkongers, being seen by their boss holding hands with their partner would be no big deal. But for those whose partner is of the same sex, it could lead to the sack - with no legal right to fight back.17 Nov 2012 - 8:16am 1 comment
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.17 Nov 2012 - 8:16am 3 comments
Hypocrisy has a new name: Cecil Chao Sze-tsung. This flamboyant shipping tycoon is offering HK$500million to a man prepared to marry his daughter Gigi.29 Sep 2012 - 2:36am
In 2003, a Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Unit (GISOU) was set up under the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau 'to enhance the equal opportunities for people of different sexual orientations and transgendered persons'.27 May 2012 - 12:00am
A Hong Kong psychiatrist who claims to be able to 'cure' gay people is the subject of a groundbreaking disciplinary complaint to the Medical Council.
Dr Hong Kwai-wah has been reported to the council over comments he made to an RTHK programme which, the complainant said, breached the professional code of conduct issued by the council.25 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Cui Yuhe spent more than 40 years trying to be a good wife by improving her cooking skills and cultivating her feminine elegance.3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
As a gay man from a small and conservative town in northern China, 36-year-old Lucas Meng considers himself one of the lucky ones - he was able to come out to his immediate family at a relatively early age, and they offered their blessings on his homosexual relationship.3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
The origin and definition of taboo
A taboo is something which is banned for religious or cultural reasons. The word comes from the Tongan word tabu and was introduced to English by the explorer James Cook who discovered the group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean.23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
According to an online poll, many bisexual and homosexual students do not turn to teachers or parents for help when bullied.22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Eight out of 10 gay people realise their sexual orientation between the ages of 11 and 15, a survey has revealed.
The Boys' and Girls' Club Association, which is conducting a study on the emotional and psychological condition of young gay people with Chinese University academics, warned yesterday that gay people were vulnerable to bullying at school.21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Lu Rong was in her late 50s when she first met a gay man. She was surfing the internet four years ago when she stumbled across a curious blog entry: 'I'm in a real dilemma over my mother's phone call.'2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
An official invitation by the Hong Kong government to a psychiatrist who says he can teach gay people to give up homosexuality has inspired a protest on the other side of the world.
New York gay and lesbian rights activists will today take to the streets outside the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office in Manhattan.7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The Commitment by Dan Savage Blackstone Audiobooks (audiobook)24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The Social Welfare Department has angered a gay rights group by inviting a psychiatrist who believes homosexuals can be turned into heterosexuals to give a talk to social workers.18 Jun 2011 - 12:00am