Scott Adams and Angus Leung after their victory in Hong Kong’s top court. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Gay marriage a matter for society, not courts

  • As a senior immigration officer wins his legal battle over spousal benefits for his husband and their right to file a joint tax assessment, Hong Kong must reflect on where it goes from here

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Scott Adams and Angus Leung after their victory in Hong Kong’s top court. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Scott Adams and Angus Leung after their victory in the city’s top court. Photo: Sam Tsang

Gay civil servant wins final appeal on spousal benefits for husband in another victory for Hong Kong’s LGBT community

  • Senior immigration officer Angus Leung took government to court after secretary for civil service refused to grant spousal benefits to his British husband
  • He also challenged Inland Revenue Department for not allowing the couple to submit a joint tax assessment
Topic |   LGBTI

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Scott Adams and Angus Leung after their victory in the city’s top court. Photo: Sam Tsang
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