Hong Kong’s LGBT supporters gathered on May 25 to celebrate Taiwan becoming the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s landmark LGBT ruling on spousal benefits clouded by concerns over implementation

  • Some question whether gay civil servants will step forward to claim new benefits and risk ‘outing’ themselves at work
  • Others disappointed measures do not apply to private sector
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Hong Kong’s LGBT supporters gathered on May 25 to celebrate Taiwan becoming the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.