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。

【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.