Matrix Suen, 29, works in the construction industry and has been on the receiving end of cruel jokes about his sexual orientation. Photo: Jonathan Wong

While Taiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, Hong Kong is still struggling with workplace discrimination against LGBT staff – is the city ready for change?

  • Construction worker suffers cruel teasing from colleagues, while woman believes she was overlooked for managerial role
  • New EOC chairman Ricky Chu has made anti-discrimination initiatives to protect members of LGBT community a top priority
Topic |   City Weekend

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Matrix Suen, 29, works in the construction industry and has been on the receiving end of cruel jokes about his sexual orientation. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Howard Chan says the public’s response to the Cathay Pacific adverts has not been negative. Photo: Robert Ng

Model in Cathay Pacific’s banned same-sex advert proud of his role and says big firms may have misjudged Hong Kong public’s attitude to sexual orientation

  • Howard Chan, 38, said he was shocked Hong Kong companies could not accommodate such a subtle message
  • City’s airport and rail giant MTR did a U-turn on ban after rush of support from public
Topic |   Cathay Pacific

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Howard Chan says the public’s response to the Cathay Pacific adverts has not been negative. Photo: Robert Ng
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