A decorated former US Navy SEAL is now living life as a woman after having hormone therapy and has revealed her transgender identity in a new memoir titled Warrior Princess.Friday, 7 June, 2013, 11:18am
Your editorial refers to the Court of Final Appeal's verdict that Hong Kong's marriage laws are unconstitutional, because they bar transsexuals from marrying. Before offending a majority or a minority, this legal decision offends human nature itself, a human nature shared by the majority and minorities.22 May 2013 - 2:53am 1 comment
After solicitor Michael Vidler skimmed through the top court's landmark ruling affirming the right of his client, a transsexual woman known as "W", to marry her fiancé, he summed up how the victory felt. It was, he said, like "taking a through-train to justice".20 May 2013 - 11:28am 3 comments
Joseph Estrada, the comeback kid of the Philippine political scene, capitalised on his film-star popularity by winning the job of mayor of Manila in mid-term elections.19 May 2013 - 4:06am
Legal experts said the victory by the litigant, known only as W, redefined the meaning of the word "woman" in the Hong Kong marriage system.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The return of O.J. Simpson to a Las Vegas court will remind Americans of a tragedy that became a national obsession and changed the country's attitude to the justice system, media and celebrity.13 May 2013 - 1:52am
Hong Kong’s highest court on Monday began hearing the final appeal of a transsexual woman who is seeking to wed her boyfriend, in a potentially groundbreaking case.15 Apr 2013 - 11:51pm 1 comment
How will China treat Iceland's gay first couple?15 Apr 2013 - 2:31am
Thomas Beatie was seeking a divorce from his wife, Nancy, and a decision on the custody of their three children. But the problem was Thomas Beatie was born a woman - Tracy Lehuanani Lagondino - in Oahu, Hawaii. She underwent a few operations and testosterone hormone therapy to become a man.3 Apr 2013 - 3:29am
Think beyond city's pillar industries
Last month, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah warned against "blindly" pursuing new sectors.
He defended the city's pillar industries - finance, logistics and trade, tourism and professional services.
I disagree with the comments regarding pursuit of new sectors.16 Jan 2013 - 2:34am 1 comment
Legislation banning prejudice against sexual minorities should not neglect the unique needs of transsexuals, activists say.
There has been a growing clamour this year for a law banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. It reached a peak when lawmakers voted down a motion last month, calling for public consultation on the issue.30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am 1 comment
Discrimination, unemployment and endless scoffing did not deter Mimi Wong from pursuing her dream: making Hong Kong a fair city for transsexual people.
That is why, when she heard about a court case in which a transsexual woman was barred from marrying her boyfriend, she decided to make a musical telling the story with transsexual friends.17 Sep 2012 - 5:32am
Plea on refugee rights for asylum-seekers14 Sep 2012 - 2:39am
This was about evil men who did evil things to children
US District Attorney Seth Williams, after Monsignor William Lynn (pictured) was convicted of covering up child sex abuse.
I'm simply bursting out of a cage which has bound me in a traditional gender role
Ealin, who at the age of 84 is possibly the world's oldest male-to-female transsexual24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Life on the mainland for transgender people can be difficult, as they face intense discrimination and the lack of proper medical assistance, according to experts and advocates.24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am