Hong Kong’s first-ever same sex marriage wedding service organiser BEvisible Production makes its debut at the Hong Kong Wedding Expo at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, in June 2013. Since then, a slew of court cases have seen progressive judgments on same-sex unions, but legislation has not kept up. Photo: David Wong
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

Why using Chinese tradition to oppose same-sex marriage in Hong Kong is misguided

  • Regina Ip says the long history of the concubine system negates the argument that marriage in Chinese tradition is the union of ‘one man and one woman’
  • There are complex reasons behind the evolution of the Judeo-Christian concept of marriage that go beyond same-sex couples seeking equal rights

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Hong Kong’s first-ever same sex marriage wedding service organiser BEvisible Production makes its debut at the Hong Kong Wedding Expo at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, in June 2013. Since then, a slew of court cases have seen progressive judgments on same-sex unions, but legislation has not kept up. Photo: David Wong
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