Hong Kong’s Marriage Ordinance recognises the voluntary union for life of a man and a woman, and changing that would require extensive public consultation. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong ruling on spousal benefits for gay partner reveals the marriage paradox

John Chan says the granting of benefits to a same-sex partner while denying joint tax assessment is a puzzling ruling that highlights the complex moral and ethical issues involved

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Hong Kong’s Marriage Ordinance recognises the voluntary union for life of a man and a woman, and changing that would require extensive public consultation. Photo: AFP
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