Activist Jimmy Sham had filed a lawsuit for Hong Kong to recognise overseas same-sex marriages. Photo: Felix Wong Activist Jimmy Sham had filed a lawsuit for Hong Kong to recognise overseas same-sex marriages. Photo: Felix Wong
Activist Jimmy Sham had filed a lawsuit for Hong Kong to recognise overseas same-sex marriages. Photo: Felix Wong

Lead on recognising same-sex unions in Hong Kong must start with government not courts, lawyers and activists say

  • Burden should not be left on people to mount legal challenges on the grounds of discrimination, human rights lawyers and activists say
  • Raymond Chan, city’s only openly gay legislator, calls for public consultation on allowing same-sex unions in Hong Kong

Topic |   LGBT
Activist Jimmy Sham had filed a lawsuit for Hong Kong to recognise overseas same-sex marriages. Photo: Felix Wong Activist Jimmy Sham had filed a lawsuit for Hong Kong to recognise overseas same-sex marriages. Photo: Felix Wong
Activist Jimmy Sham had filed a lawsuit for Hong Kong to recognise overseas same-sex marriages. Photo: Felix Wong
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