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Denise Tse-Shang Tang is an interdisciplinary ethnographer who began her career by studying the relationship between lesbian sexualities and social spaces in Chinese societies. Selected publications. Kamano, S.
Cecilia Cheng is a professor of psychology at the University of Hong Kong. She specializes in personality, social, health, and cross-cultural psychology. Professor Cheng was an Associate Editor of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Personality Processes and Individual Differences sectiona flagship journal in the social psychology field; and is currently an Associate Editor of Health Psychology Review, a flagship journal in the clinical psychology field.
Unlike in countries such as the US and UK, in Hong Kong this overwhelmingly positive majority has yet to be confirmed by a matching cultural or political shift. QSA vice president Feiman Luk recalls gender non-conforming and lesbian students being 'singled out and chastised' by disapproving authority figures and having to observe a stigma around any queer visibility. Simply cutting her hair short, for example, caused Luk to be sent to detention, she claims, for 'dressing inappropriately'.
Banks and law firms had pushed for such recognition to lure and keep top talent in the financial and business center. The woman at the center of the case, known in court papers only as QT, came to Hong Kong as a visitor inseveral months after entering a same-sex civil partnership in Britain with SS, a woman of South African and British nationality who had taken a job in Hong Kong. Without such a visa, a foreign partner would be able to stay in Hong Kong only on a short-term tourist visa and would not be able to work or receive public services.
Please see attachment for full details of the Gender plus Lunch series. Description: What is it like to be gay at HKU? Are there commonalities of experiences shared between gay, lesbian or bisexual-identified individuals at this university?
We aim to raise public awareness on issues of sexuality, to facilitate self-empowerment of marginalized communities, to encourage multi-leveled dialogue in society around taboo subjects, and to advocate for greater equality between peoples of different genders and sexualities. Duringwe have organized more than workshops, forums and seminars, numerous exhibitions, published two booklets, participated in more than 15 marches and 20 petitions, and launched five websites. Our first website, Rainbow Stationlaunched inis a self-help resource centre which contains more than articles written by LBGTIQ and Tongzhi peoples on issues such as intimacy, human rights, coming out, safer sex, differences and religious beliefs. It also provides an extensive list of links to hotlines and websites of other LBGTIQ groups locally and in the region.
I received my PhD in sociology from the University of Essex with a specialization in identity, sexuality and masculinity. I commit myself as a sociologist who critically engages with contemporary Western theories in understanding notions of identity, masculinity, the body and intimacy in modern Chinese communities in the context of global cultures. I seek dialogues within sociology e.
Under the Hong Kong law, marriage shall be a Christian marriage or the civil equivalent of a Christian marriage. Section 40 of the Marriage Ordinance Cap. Therefore, same-sex couples are excluded from the legal institution of marriage, along with the benefits of marriage. Civil partnership or same sex unions is not recognized in Hong Kong.