Tommy Chen, the founder of Rainbow Action, at the High Court in Admiralty on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong
Tommy Chen, the founder of Rainbow Action, at the High Court in Admiralty on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong

Victory for Hong Kong’s LGBT community as High Court abolishes four offences that criminalise sex between men

  • Court rules in favour of Yeung Chu-wing, a gay activist who brought the lawsuit in 2017
  • Offences overturned or revised made gay men criminally liable for acts that are legal for heterosexuals

Tommy Chen, the founder of Rainbow Action, at the High Court in Admiralty on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong
Tommy Chen, the founder of Rainbow Action, at the High Court in Admiralty on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong
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