The Hong Kong Pride Parade 2016. Photo: Dickson Lee

How Hong Kong passed homosexuality law, decriminalising same-sex acts, in 1991

  • Governor Sir Murray MacLehose had advocated in favour of decriminalisation 11 years earlier
  • A 1983 review concluded ‘the prohibition of homosexuality in law only came about in British colonies with the onset of the Victorian era’
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The Hong Kong Pride Parade 2016. Photo: Dickson Lee
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