LGBT activists in Hong Kong form a human chain around a rainbow flag during celebrations marking the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia, in May 2008. The event was launched in 2005 to commemorate the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. Photo: AFP LGBT activists in Hong Kong form a human chain around a rainbow flag during celebrations marking the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia, in May 2008. The event was launched in 2005 to commemorate the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. Photo: AFP
LGBT activists in Hong Kong form a human chain around a rainbow flag during celebrations marking the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia, in May 2008. The event was launched in 2005 to commemorate the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. Photo: AFP

Letters | LGBT rights in Hong Kong: if tradition justified discrimination, where would that leave women?

  • Although Hong Kong is seen as a free international city, our laws and culture on LGBT issues are much more backward than some less developed societies

Topic |   LGBT
LGBT activists in Hong Kong form a human chain around a rainbow flag during celebrations marking the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia, in May 2008. The event was launched in 2005 to commemorate the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. Photo: AFP LGBT activists in Hong Kong form a human chain around a rainbow flag during celebrations marking the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia, in May 2008. The event was launched in 2005 to commemorate the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. Photo: AFP
LGBT activists in Hong Kong form a human chain around a rainbow flag during celebrations marking the fourth annual International Day Against Homophobia, in May 2008. The event was launched in 2005 to commemorate the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. Photo: AFP
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