看政府提出差別待遇同志的理由

1991年,香港正式將男男同性性行為非刑事化,不過之後在法規及政策上,同志平權的進展不大。有數宗重要的官司,挑戰政府在法規及政策上歧視同志,政府在這些官司裡,提出差別待遇的「正當目的」不盡相同。法政匯貓在此逐一探討。

How same-sex spousal visa ruling will affect other cases in Hong Kong including gay civil servant Angus Leung’s appeal

A landmark ruling by Hong Kong’s top court allowing a lesbian expatriate couple to obtain a dependant visa may not help a gay civil servant who is appealing a decision to deny his partner spousal welfare, legal experts said on Thursday. Despite siding with the LGBT community, the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment on Wednesday did not address the city’s traditional definition of marriage, the experts said.