• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    N/A
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned

By The Numbers

91.8%
of people aged 18 to 24 support legislation to protect sexual minorities from discrimination
48.9%
of religious people support legislation to protect sexual minorities from discrimination

History

Homosexual activity in Hong Kong

?
Current status
(since 1991)
Legal
Sources:
Carole J. Petersen, Values in Transition: The Development of the Gay and Lesbian Rights Movement in Hong Kong, 19 Loy. L.A. Int'l &
Comp. L. Rev. 337 (1997).
Available at: digitalcommons.lmu.edu/ilr/…
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Same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

?
Jan 1, 1991–Jul 18, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Civil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits.
Sources:
No
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Current status
Unrecognized
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Right to change legal gender in Hong Kong

?
May 13, 2013–Jun 14, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
they have a non-binary option as well.
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Current status
(since May 13, 2013)
Legal, but requires surgery
Hong Kong Supreme Court ruled that post-operative transsexuals could change their legal gender for purposes including marriage.
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Same-sex adoption in Hong Kong

?
Current status
(since Jun 30, 2017)
Single only
Legal. However no laws in place for same sex couples.
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LGBT discrimination in Hong Kong

?
Current status
Illegal in some contexts

LGBT employment discrimination in Hong Kong

?
Jan 1, 2017–Jul 19, 2018
Ambiguous
Only in Government Positions.
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Current status
No protections
There is currently is no legal prohibition of sexual orientation-based employment
discrimination in the private sector.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Hong Kong

?
Current status
No protections
No protections in china for lgbt.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Hong Kong

?
Current status
N/A
Hong Kong does not have its own military force.
Sources:
N/A
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Blood donations by MSMs in Hong Kong

?
Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
Only banned is gay men. Full legalization pending.
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Equal age of consent in Hong Kong

?
Current status
(since 2006)
Equal
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Conversion therapy in Hong Kong

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2014)
Banned
Banned nationwide.
Sources:
No
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