Discrimination

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LGBT+

Roots Run Deep: How history and culture impact LGBT+ acceptance in Asia

Levels of acceptance and protections for LGBT+ individuals vary from place to place. But what ...

December 2020

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LGBT+

Setting The Stage: LGBT+ individuals struggle for representation in the entertainment industry

Despite wider acceptance in Hong Kong, LGBT+ individuals struggle for representation in the ...

December 2020

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LGBT+

Intersectional Discrimination: What it’s like to be a queer ethnic minority woman in Hong Kong

From domestic workers to human rights lawyers, queer ethnic minority women in Hong Kong face an ...

December 2020

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LGBT+

Why do some Christian churches oppose the LGBT+ community?

Since the earliest days of Christianity, churches have alienated or punished LGBT+ congregants, ...

December 2020

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LGBT+

A Contentious Pairing: Muslim and queer in Southeast Asia

Muslim leaders and worshippers across the region selectively cite ancient texts to justify LGBT+ ...

December 2020

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LGBT+

The Ultimate Exclusion: It’s time to recognise same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and ...

December 2020

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LGBT+

Portraits Of Diversity: 3 personal stories from LGBT+ Hongkongers

We share the personal stories of three LGBT+ Hongkongers and their journeys to self-acceptance.

December 2020

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LGBT+

Opinion: Leveraging Hong Kong’s discrimination laws to protects transgender individuals

Hong Kong’s existing anti-discrimination laws offer limited protections when it comes to ...

November 2020

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Photo Essays

Chance Encounters: Bright hearts in the dark era of Covid-19

Meaningful encounters across the city.

October 2020

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Ethnic Discrimination

Being Black in Hong Kong

Nigerian writer and creative Christopher Onoja explains what it’s like to be Black in Hong Kong.

September 2020

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