LGBT Rights

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.

Taiwan Legalises Same-Sex Marriage: What Is Hong Kong Doing to Protect LGBT Rights?

Taiwan Legalises Same-Sex Marriage: What Is Hong Kong Doing to Protect LGBT Rights? 1050 700 Alfred Ip

Through proper Estate Planning same-sex couples can enjoy nearly similar benefits as other couples in Hong Kong, and their children can be suitably protected.

HKFP | New Hong Kong equality watchdog chief says it should be ‘neutral’ on gay rights, drawing ire from LGBT community

HKFP | New Hong Kong equality watchdog chief says it should be ‘neutral’ on gay rights, drawing ire from LGBT community 1050 700 Hugill & Ip

The new head of Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has said that his organisation should stay “neutral and unbiased,” adding there were no immediate plans to push for legal…

Family Focus Week: Different Types of Marriages in Hong Kong

Family Focus Week: Different Types of Marriages in Hong Kong 611 408 Alfred Ip

There has been an increasing trend in Hong Kong for couples to delay getting married or not get married at all in most recent years. Statistics show that about 33%…

AIDS Concern | “Tracey” Charity Movie Screening

AIDS Concern | “Tracey” Charity Movie Screening 640 360 Hugill & Ip

“TRACEY” shines a light on sexual diversity and challenges us to accept people who are different to us but part of our community in Hong Kong

Out Leadership | Hong Kong legal leaders discuss next steps after the QT case

Out Leadership | Hong Kong legal leaders discuss next steps after the QT case 1200 584 Hugill & Ip

More than 300 LGBT+ business leaders gathered for Out Leadership’s 6th annual Asia LGBT+ Senior Leader Summit, sponsored by EY, KPMG, HSBC, and Thomson Reuters.

HKFP | Hong Kong’s Public Universities Split on Spousal Benefits for Employees in Same-sex Marriages

HKFP | Hong Kong’s Public Universities Split on Spousal Benefits for Employees in Same-sex Marriages 1200 803 Hugill & Ip

Alfred Ip, Chairman of NGO Pink Alliance and Hugill & Ip Partner, talks to HKFP about Hong Kong’s public universities’ policies on spousal benefits to employees in same-sex marriages

Protecting Rights and Assets in a Same Sex Marriage

Protecting Rights and Assets in a Same Sex Marriage 1200 675 Alfred Ip

Same sex couples in Hong Kong may not be entitled to marriage rights and benefits but those who plan ahead can still achieve much of the same ends through proper estate planning.

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