The Court of Appeal ruled against Leung’s claim for spousal benefits and a joint tax assessment with his partner in Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong

Ruling a setback for Hong Kong’s image as a fair and tolerant city

The Court of Appeal’s decision against a married gay civil servant who sought equal treatment as heterosexual couples when claiming spousal benefits underlines the fact that the city is increasingly lagging behind other parts of the world which have embraced equality and non-discrimination

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The Court of Appeal ruled against Leung’s claim for spousal benefits and a joint tax assessment with his partner in Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
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