Inside the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. The Home Affairs Bureau said its Collection Development Meeting of library professionals had decided to remove 10 children’s books to the closed stacks in the city’s public libraries, in response to complaints from the Family School Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group. Photo: Felix Wong Inside the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. The Home Affairs Bureau said its Collection Development Meeting of library professionals had decided to remove 10 children’s books to the closed stacks in the city’s public libraries, in response to complaints from the Family School Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group. Photo: Felix Wong
Inside the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. The Home Affairs Bureau said its Collection Development Meeting of library professionals had decided to remove 10 children’s books to the closed stacks in the city’s public libraries, in response to complaints from the Family School Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group. Photo: Felix Wong
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What ‘closed stacks’ for LGBT books at Hong Kong public libraries reveal about the city’s government

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Inside the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. The Home Affairs Bureau said its Collection Development Meeting of library professionals had decided to remove 10 children’s books to the closed stacks in the city’s public libraries, in response to complaints from the Family School Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group. Photo: Felix Wong Inside the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. The Home Affairs Bureau said its Collection Development Meeting of library professionals had decided to remove 10 children’s books to the closed stacks in the city’s public libraries, in response to complaints from the Family School Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group. Photo: Felix Wong
Inside the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. The Home Affairs Bureau said its Collection Development Meeting of library professionals had decided to remove 10 children’s books to the closed stacks in the city’s public libraries, in response to complaints from the Family School Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group. Photo: Felix Wong
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