British consulates open doors to same sex marriages in Russia

Gay Britons living in Russia, China and Serbia are now be able get married in the British consulate   Same sex marriages can take place in the British consulates of more than 20 countries where the ceremonies are not legal including Russia, Azerbaijan, Serbia and...

The gay-marriage juggernaut rolls on

Published in The Economics on May 17 2014 WHAT do Arkansas and Idaho have in common? Both have rural charm—Idaho’s licence plates even boast of its “Famous Potatoes”. Both vote Republican in presidential elections. And both have just legalised gay marriage. In both...

梁詠恩﹕為《婚姻條例(修訂)草案》解話

【明報專訊】早前,我與一班好友出席立法會就《婚姻條例(修訂)草案》第一場的公聽會,慶幸還有這麼一些人願意站出來為跨性別朋友一起發聲。可是席上其他反對跨性別人士有合法結婚權的人士,發言時處處說要維護家庭觀念、阻止同性婚姻、保護下一代等等,可見大家根本對法庭判辭以及性別身分等問題仍然存有十分多的問號,甚至恐懼。筆者希望將問題分開三個部分,在本文簡單逐點解釋,以釋除有關人士的疑慮。...

肛交例違憲 9年未修法

【明報專訊】保安局昨刊憲建議修訂《婚姻條例》,因應變性人W案件裁決,今後變性人有權以新性別結婚。男同志Billy 9年前成功挑戰男男肛交合法年齡,法庭裁決《刑事罪行條例》寫明21歲以下男男肛交違法屬違憲,要求修訂至跟男女、女女性交16歲合法一致。等候多年,律政司至去年底終提交修訂草案,Billy批評政府一拖再拖,致警方仍偶有「執行死法」令同志混淆,「人生有多少個9年?政府態度令人質疑是否帶頭繼續歧視男同志?」 憂其他法例一樣拖...

Living with HIV – and the stigma that goes with it

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1429939/living-hiv-and-stigma-goes-it by Lo Wei People infected with HIV feel stigmatised by their illness, local researchers have found. Chinese University and non-government organisation the Aids Concern Foundation recently...

Gay Russian doctor to seek asylum in U.S.

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/02/09/exclusive-gay-russian-doctor-seek-asylum-u-s/ By Michael K. Lavers A gay Russian doctor told the Washington Blade during an exclusive interview on Feb. 7 that he plans to seek asylum in the U.S. because of anti-gay persecution...