LGBT Rights

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements 1600 1006 Adam Hugill

Although Hong Kong boasts that it is Asia’s World City, in many respects it has fallen behind most developed jurisdictions, not least on the issue of protection from discrimination and…

Commercial Radio Hong Kong | The Importance of Estate Planning – 遺產規劃的重要性

Commercial Radio Hong Kong | The Importance of Estate Planning – 遺產規劃的重要性 1200 1200 Alfred Ip

Kengo and Alfred Ip discuss Estate Planning, same-sex marriage and LGBT rights on Commercial Radio 903 National Education. 商業電台903國民教育,健吾與葉煥信律師討論遺產規劃及同性平權。

LGBT Rights: A Personal Story

LGBT Rights: A Personal Story 1277 679 Hugill & Ip

Angus Leung and Scott Adams discuss their fight for civil rights that resulted in progress for same-sex couples in Hong Kong: spousal benefits in civil service & joint tax returns.

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong 1280 680 Matthew Love

A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the Workplace 1273 678 Adam Hugill

Adam Hugill on legal protections against in Hong Kong related to sex, pregnancy, disability, family status, race. And lack of progress in legislation on sexual orientation.

If There is a Will, There is a Way

If There is a Will, There is a Way 1280 680 Alfred Ip

Alfred Ip talks to Will Ripley about the importance of having a Will and the implications of the probate process in Hong Kong

Small Steps for Same-Sex Couples in China and the Region

Small Steps for Same-Sex Couples in China and the Region 1200 803 Matthew Love

Despite the fact that the marriage equality agenda is gaining momentum, much more still needs to be done in order to achieve the same rights and civil freedom rights for everyone.

Mixed Signals for LGBT Rights in Mainland China

Mixed Signals for LGBT Rights in Mainland China 1200 800 Matthew Love

The Chinese government’s “Three No’s policy” manages to avoid public discussions about LGBT rights while it also protects the central authorities from being accused of having an oppressive attitude towards the LGBT community and make a few steps in guaranteeing limited rights.

Wills of Concern Campaign Intro

Wills of Concern Campaign Intro 1920 1080 Hugill & Ip

Visit our Wills of Concern campaign to find out more about how we are raising funds for AIDS Concern by writing wills for donations until end of 2019.

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!)

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!) 1200 675 Adam Hugill

Leung and QT and a handful of past cases show that on the issue of same-sex and minority rights, where the legislature fears to tread, Hong Kong Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human rights of freedom from discrimination.

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