Activists form a human chain around a rainbow flag to mark the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia in Hong Kong on May 18, 2008. Photo: AFP
Ricky Chu Man-kin
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Ricky Chu Man-kin

Hong Kong must end its eternal stalemate in the fight for equality

  • Rather than remaining stuck in polarised debates, the city should focus on the specifics of practical measures to address discrimination against marginalised groups
  • The Equal Opportunities Commission must not only press for change, but create the conditions for progress

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Activists form a human chain around a rainbow flag to mark the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia in Hong Kong on May 18, 2008. Photo: AFP
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Anti-gay-marriage protesters rally outside the Taiwanese legislature in Taipei on May 8. Lawmakers are expected to vote this Friday on three draft bills that would implement a Constitutional Court ruling in 2017 legalising same-sex marriage. Photo: AFP
Zoe Leung
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Zoe Leung

What Taiwan’s slow march towards legalising gay marriage means for LGBT rights in Asia

  • The euphoria that greeted the landmark court ruling two years ago in favour of same-sex marriage has given way to foot-dragging in government and determined opposition by conservative groups

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Anti-gay-marriage protesters rally outside the Taiwanese legislature in Taipei on May 8. Lawmakers are expected to vote this Friday on three draft bills that would implement a Constitutional Court ruling in 2017 legalising same-sex marriage. Photo: AFP
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