12 months HK defends gay marriage ban in court Manilatimes |World
HONG Kong: The Hong Kong government is defending its decades-old ban on same-sex unions at a landmark court challenge days after neighboring Taiwan legalized gay marriage in an unprecedented first for Asia. Despite growing public support for gay marriage in the international financial hub, campaigners have made little headway against staunch opposition from the city’s successive pro-Beijing governments and religious conservatives.
People wave rainbow flags during a mass wedding banquet for gay couples in front of the Presidential Palace in Taipei on May 25, 2019. AFP PHOTOA Hong Kong woman, known only as “MK,” is suing the government for ... more