Marriage laws in Hong Kong only allow ‘voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others’. Photo: Shutterstock
Marriage laws in Hong Kong only allow ‘voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others’. Photo: Shutterstock
LGBT

Two gay men mount first legal challenges to Hong Kong laws banning same-sex marriage, with court giving their applications green light to proceed

  • University student, 21, and activist, 31, argue in High Court that lack of options for same-sex couples to marry violate right to equality
  • Judge gives both applications nod to proceed, but will first deal with similar case

Marriage laws in Hong Kong only allow ‘voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others’. Photo: Shutterstock
Marriage laws in Hong Kong only allow ‘voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others’. Photo: Shutterstock
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