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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Unknown
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #25 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(23.9%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (76.1%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #28 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(29.8%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (26.5%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #18 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(18.2%) Disagree
Agree (50.6%)

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

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Homosexual activity in Hong Kong is legal.

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

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Same-sex marriage in Hong Kong is foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.

Current status
Since 2017
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Same sex marriage registered outside of Hong Kong is recognized for immigration purposes.
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Until 2017
Unrecognized
Same-sex marriage was not recognized.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hong Kong

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hong Kong is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Hong Kong, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Hong Kong

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Right to change legal gender in Hong Kong is legal, but requires surgery.

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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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Hong Kong

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Hong Kong is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Hong Kong

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LGBT discrimination in Hong Kong is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Illegal in some contexts

LGBT employment discrimination in Hong Kong

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LGBT employment discrimination in Hong Kong is no protections.

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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Jan 1, 2017–Sep 18, 2018
Ambiguous
Only in Government Positions. under Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance 1991 it is interpreted to include sexual orientation.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Hong Kong

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LGBT housing discrimination in Hong Kong is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Full discrimination protections pending.
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Same-sex adoption in Hong Kong

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Same-sex adoption in Hong Kong is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Hong Kong

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Hong Kong is n/a.

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

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Blood donations by MSMs in Hong Kong is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
Only banned is gay men. Full legalization pending.
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Conversion therapy in Hong Kong

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Conversion therapy in Hong Kong is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in Hong Kong

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Equal age of consent in Hong Kong is equal.

Current status
Since 2006
Equal
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