The case marked the first time a Hong Kong court was asked to accord equal treatment to personspeople who entered into lawful, same-sex marriages overseas. Photo: Nora Tam The case marked the first time a Hong Kong court was asked to accord equal treatment to personspeople who entered into lawful, same-sex marriages overseas. Photo: Nora Tam
The case marked the first time a Hong Kong court was asked to accord equal treatment to personspeople who entered into lawful, same-sex marriages overseas. Photo: Nora Tam

Gay Hong Kong civil servant claims discrimination after partner he wed overseas denied benefits

Judicial review also covers tax body’s refusal to assess pair as married couple

The case marked the first time a Hong Kong court was asked to accord equal treatment to personspeople who entered into lawful, same-sex marriages overseas. Photo: Nora Tam The case marked the first time a Hong Kong court was asked to accord equal treatment to personspeople who entered into lawful, same-sex marriages overseas. Photo: Nora Tam
The case marked the first time a Hong Kong court was asked to accord equal treatment to personspeople who entered into lawful, same-sex marriages overseas. Photo: Nora Tam
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