【QT案】港法院首承認外地同志結合 組織籲不應「佛系」處理同志政策

對於女同志QT終極勝訴,法政匯思成員、大律師楊嘉瑋指出,今次是本港法院首次承認外地同志結合,並歡迎今次終院裁決。楊稱QT勝訴,或為港府應如何對待外國結合的同志伴侶帶來更多啟示,例如外國結合的同志伴侶應否在港獲得更多權利,包括繼承財產及伴侶醫療等權利。楊認為,政府應反思現行對待外國結合同志伴侶的政策是否足夠。

As anti-gay sentiment in Hong Kong grows, LGBTQ children’s books are disappearing from shelves

Progressive Lawyers Group member Geoffrey Yeung shared his views with Vox on the recent events in Hong Kong which pushed back on #LGBTQ rights including the Hong Kong government’s decision to remove LGBTQ-themed children’s books from public libraries and the Hong Kong’s high court’s decision to overturn a landmark ruling that gave health benefits to the husband of a male civil servant.

任建峰:澳洲同性婚權調查與香港平權運動

上星期,澳洲近月所作的同性婚權全民郵寄問卷調查結果出爐。在近八成參與了問卷調查的選民當中,約62%支持同性戀者享有婚權。結果一出,香港不少同志平權推動者都表示感到鼓舞,認為香港亦應盡快在這議題上仿效澳洲及其他西方國家。 我個人支持在宗教團體得到有限度但仍要合理的保障前提下的民事同性婚權,但我同樣認為香港同志平權運動要謹慎演繹澳洲問卷調查結果,然後再評估他們在香港可怎樣向前走。

Gov’t urged to speed up gender recognition legislation after death of transgender woman

More than a thousand individuals and organisations have signed a petition urging the government to speed up the legislation of a gender recognition ordinance after the death of a transgender woman earlier this month. As of Monday, the petition had 1,008 co-signers, including LGBTQ non-governmental organisations Rainbow of Hong Kong, the Association of Transgender Rights, and BigLove Alliance. Political parties such as Demosisto, the League of Social Democrats, and the Progressive Lawyers Group have also signed.

回應性傾向條例家校關注組就「歧視不存在,世界更可愛」一文的意見

我十分感謝性傾向條例家校關注組(以下簡稱「關注組」)對上星期刊出的拙文「歧視不存在,世界更可愛」作出抽絲剝繭的回應。無可否認,由於時間及字數限制,我未能好好詮釋文中某些地方,趁這個回應關注組的機會,可以稍為更深入地解釋一下我的觀點。雖然難以盡善盡美,但是文章可以在某程度上促進對這個話題的討論,也是我所樂見的。

【平權及反歧視通訊期刊】法政匯E 第三期 (Progressive Lawyers Group Anti-discrimination and Equality Newsletter – PLG A&E Issue 3)

為推廣平權及消除社會上各式各樣的歧視,法政匯思特意設立通訊期刊《法政匯E》(E代表Equality,即平等),探視社會上的平權及歧視議題,希望能夠引起公眾關注平權背後的法律及政治問題。

【平權及反歧視通訊期刊】法政匯E 第一期 (Progressive Lawyers Group equality and anti-discrimination newsletter – Issue 1)

為推廣平權及消除社會上各式各樣的歧視,法政匯思特意設立通訊期刊《法政匯E》(E代表Equality,即平等),探視社會上的平權及歧視議題,希望能夠引起公眾關注平權背後的法律及政治問題。