The couple had forged a civil partnership in Britain, a status that gives a couple named as SS and QT the same rights and responsibilities as a married couple under British law. However the Hong Kong Immigration Department has twice ruled out QT's application for a dependant visa, a decision she is challenging as "discriminatory". Photo: Xinhua

Lesbian challenges Hong Kong's decision to refuse her a dependant visa in court

Woman forced to rely on a tourist visa to live with her civil partner in city claims Immigration Department is discriminating against her

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The couple had forged a civil partnership in Britain, a status that gives a couple named as SS and QT the same rights and responsibilities as a married couple under British law. However the Hong Kong Immigration Department has twice ruled out QT's application for a dependant visa, a decision she is challenging as "discriminatory". Photo: Xinhua
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