On 16 September Eliana Rubashkyn was discriminated against and sexually abused by Hong Kong airport customs officers,  forcing international organisations like the United Nations and Hong Kong NGOs to provide assistance as a refugee becoming a stateless person,  she endureed an invasive body search for more than nine hours. Since homosexuality is still a sensitive issue in Hong Kong, discrimination based on sexual orientation in the corporate sector is not unknown. Recognition of same-sex couples in taxation  see paragraph 5. InJustice Hartmann found that the unequal age of consent was unconstitutional under the Bill of Rights Ordinanceviolating the right to equality. Governor Murray MacLehose privately supported gay rights but he and others felt that the local community would not support decriminalisation.
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LGBT rights in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists is the very first professional authority in Asia that explicitly and publicly opined their professional standing on issues regarding homosexuality and treatments altering one's sexual orientation. InThree transgender people who identify as male lost their legal bid on Friday to be recognised as such on their Hong Kong identity cards, in a setback for the LGBT movement to achieve equal rights. Such a phenomenon makes many local employees and even expatriates vulnerable to discrimination. The Government, at all levels, is not allowed to have any unjustified differential treatments on ground of sexual orientation as a direct result of a series of high-profile court cases. The court heard the case on 14 May Information for gay men and women living in Hong Kong, including details of social groups and events
By virtue of the passage of Civil Partnership Registration Abroad and Certificates Order in the UK, all British nationals, including British Nationals Overseasare allowed to register civil partnerships with a limited number of British consulates or embassies abroad. Always legal Male homosexuality: Psychologists understand the heterogeneity among LGB individuals e. Retrieved from " https: Because of this interpretation from the judiciary, the Government has the responsibility to actively ensure all its policies, decisions, and actions are free of sexual orientation discrimination.