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Hong Kong court abolishes four offences that view gay sex as...

The High Court in Hong Kong has abolished four offences and changed the definition of three more that considered sexual activity between men as...

Hong Kong lawyer says marriage is no longer sacred as gay...

Following Taiwan’s ground-breaking legalization of gay marriage on 24 May, a woman has taken legal action against the administration for denying her the right...

Hong Kong pastor wants to perform same-sex marriages

A transgender pastor in Hong Kong started a legal case to win the right to officiate same-sex white wedding ceremonies. Marrz Balaoro, 62, told...

Hong Kong politician says same-sex marriages won’t come to the country...

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has said that same-sex marriage will not be coming to the region. She said that she personally...

Hong Kong does not allow people to change legal gender without...

The High Court of Hong Kong has ruled against three trans people who wanted to change their legal gender without the gender reassignment surgery....

Gay men from Hong Kong sue the Government to marry each...

The two men, aged 21 and 31, lodged a claim at Hong Kong’s high court, arguing that forbidding them to marry violates the...

Lawmakers reject same-sex civil partnerships in Hong Kong

Raymond Chan, Hong Kong’s first openly gay lawmaker, put a bill before the autonomous region’s legislative council that would have opened the door to...

Same-sex couples in Hong Kong now have a visa right

Hong Kong has made spousal visas available to same-sex couples for the first time in the wake of a court ruling, however the government...

Hong Kong overturned spousal benefits for a same-sex couple

A Hong Kong court has ruled that the husband of a male civil servant is not entitled to spousal benefits, even though the lower...

Hong Kong gave visas to same-sex couples

Hong Kong’s Immigration Department has started issuing visas to same-sex couples under the same condition s as opposite-sex couples. The move comes after a...

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