A rainbow flag at the 2019 Pride Parade assembly in Hong Kong’s Central district. The government’s muted response in 2017 to the city’s victory in being selected as Asia’s first Gay Games host speaks volumes about the challenges ahead. Photo: Felix Wong
A rainbow flag at the 2019 Pride Parade assembly in Hong Kong’s Central district. The government’s muted response in 2017 to the city’s victory in being selected as Asia’s first Gay Games host speaks volumes about the challenges ahead. Photo: Felix Wong
SCMP Editorial
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Reject bigotry and get behind Hong Kong’s Gay Games

  • Hong Kong should be proud to have been chosen as the first Asian host of the event, yet some in society – including lawmakers – are bringing shame to city with their discriminatory comments

A rainbow flag at the 2019 Pride Parade assembly in Hong Kong’s Central district. The government’s muted response in 2017 to the city’s victory in being selected as Asia’s first Gay Games host speaks volumes about the challenges ahead. Photo: Felix Wong
A rainbow flag at the 2019 Pride Parade assembly in Hong Kong’s Central district. The government’s muted response in 2017 to the city’s victory in being selected as Asia’s first Gay Games host speaks volumes about the challenges ahead. Photo: Felix Wong
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