A sign at The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar and National Historic Landmark in New York’s Greenwich Village. Photo: AFP

50 years after the Stonewall gay bar raid, New York City’s police commissioner apologises, says action taken was ‘wrong, plain and simple’

  • Following the raid in 1969, a riot broke out between bar patrons and police – an event which helped to spark the modern gay rights movement
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A sign at The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar and National Historic Landmark in New York’s Greenwich Village. Photo: AFP
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Scott Adams and Angus Leung after their victory in the city’s top court. Photo: Sam Tsang

Gay civil servant wins final appeal on spousal benefits for husband in another victory for Hong Kong’s LGBT community

  • Senior immigration officer Angus Leung took government to court after secretary for civil service refused to grant spousal benefits to his British husband
  • He also challenged Inland Revenue Department for not allowing the couple to submit a joint tax assessment
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Scott Adams and Angus Leung after their victory in the city’s top court. Photo: Sam Tsang
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