The High Court is hearing an appeal from two people identifying as transgender who were not allowed to change their sex status on their Hong Kong IDs. Photo: Warton Li The High Court is hearing an appeal from two people identifying as transgender who were not allowed to change their sex status on their Hong Kong IDs. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court is hearing an appeal from two people identifying as transgender who were not allowed to change their sex status on their Hong Kong IDs. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong officials defend city’s gender policy for IDs by citing emergency response needs in wake of 9/11 attacks

  • High Court hears appeal from two transgender men who were denied judicial review of the government’s refusal to amend the sex entry on their Hong Kong identity cards
  • Government counsel argues that transgender rights must be balanced against the issues faced by both the public and emergency response teams

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The High Court is hearing an appeal from two people identifying as transgender who were not allowed to change their sex status on their Hong Kong IDs. Photo: Warton Li The High Court is hearing an appeal from two people identifying as transgender who were not allowed to change their sex status on their Hong Kong IDs. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court is hearing an appeal from two people identifying as transgender who were not allowed to change their sex status on their Hong Kong IDs. Photo: Warton Li
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