Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Yes, but only with sex reassignment surgery
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Has being trans affected your job in HONG KONG? Do you feel limited in your career for being trans?
In too many ways to count
I changed careers because I am trans
I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am trans
My co-workers harass me because I am trans
I have not been limited for being trans, though I am out at work
A Christian school in Hong Kong has banned gay teachers and made staff sign a ‘Morality Contract’ in a case both activists and the Equal Opportunities Commission say shows an urgent need for tougher anti-discrimination laws in Hong Kong, reports Simon Parry in the China Daily newspaper. >>>
As much as we like to consider ourselves highly evolved beings free from prejudice, recent anti-gay protests around the world have proved that we still have a way to go. That narrow-mindedness also exists in Hong Kong, where members of the LGBT community can be marginalised for their lifestyle choices.
A draft law which would force transgender people to undergo full sex-change surgery before marrying in their chosen gender is too “simplistic” and “restrictive”, the Equal Opportunities Commission says. >>>
Working long hours away from home for low pay and little time off, life is tough for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong, but for some the city has brought sexual liberation unheard of in their home countries.
A Hong Kong tycoon has withdrawn his $130 million "marriage bounty" to find his lesbian daughter a male suitor after she defended her sexuality in a heartfelt open letter, but emphatically refused to accept her partner into the family. >>>
Headmaster asks teachers to promise not to have gay sex or show gender non-conforming behavior, even in private. In order to make Christian examples out of its staff both on and off campus, an international school in Hong Kong has asked them to endorse ethical codes that allegedly give it the right to fire or even sue violators. >>>
Hong Kong’s Security Secretary has extended a court’s order that a transgender woman be able to marry her opposite-sex partner to also include transgender men - but transgender people who have not undergone surgery have been excluded from the government’s plans for reform. >>>
Draft changes to the city's marriage laws to recognise transgender people are too restrictive because they are limited to those who undergo sex-change operations, a leading transgender expert says. >>>
A 35-year-old American school teacher, who had seemed the odd man out among professional dancers and models, was chosen Mr Gay Hong Kong 2013 by a panel of judges as well as voters with his pledge to found a non-profit organization for Asia’s marginalized LGBT community. >>>
The ability of make-up to create dramatic facial changes may be nothing new, but a series of beauty workshops to be held next month in Tuen Mun is aimed at a very specific group: men who want to become women. >>>