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3 Mar 2017

Academic Warns Hong Kong Will Lose LGBT Talent

Local scholar Dr Suen Yiu-tung says his research shows city could face LGBT 'brain drain' if does not update laws.


Hong Kong risks losing some of its brightest talents if it does not start protecting its LGBTI citizens, Dr Suen Yiu-tung, assistant professor of the Gender Studies Programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, has warned.

In a column in local newspaper the South China Morning Post, the academic warned that "sexual migration"–-the international relocation motivated, directly or indirectly by sexuality—was going to hurt Hong Kong.

Dr Suen Yiu-tung's research revealed 39% of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people in Hong Kong had thought about leaving because of the lack anti-discrimination laws and that 48% had considered leaving because same-sex marriage was not legal.

Some 26% had considered leaving because of the difficulties facing same-sex partners who wanted children.

"It means that Hong Kong may be driving a significant proportion of the young and well-educated LGB workforce away because of the government's failure to provide legal protection and recognition for them," Dr Suen Yiu-tung wrote.

Same-sex marriage, overseas same-sex marriage, and anti-discrimination laws for LGBT do not exist in Hong Kong.

Dr Suen Yiu-tung said he hoped that Hong Kong Chief Executive hopeful John Tsang Chun-wah's plan to encourage people to stay would also involve creating a more more inclusive place for gay, lesbian, and bisexual people.

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Reader's Comments

1. 2017-03-03 21:18  
imagine if there will be mass migration of LGBT that will strengthen other countries and LGBT will make Revenge
Comment edited on 2017-03-03 21:22:32
2. 2017-03-03 23:22  
If there will be no more Gay on the earth, who will be the next target of hatred?
3. 2017-03-04 07:28  
Every job has own Gender respectively
Law has Neutral Gender.
If Law occupied by Heterosexual, then it is abnormal
Man that occupy Law profession has Girly image/ stigma
Comment edited on 2017-03-04 07:30:28
4. 2017-03-05 14:08  
Why are gay animals not discriminated against also for that matter?
5. 2017-03-05 17:37  
@4: lol, how do you know they aren't?
6. 2017-03-05 17:43  
The fact that some lesbians moved back to hk from the uk shows this dr isn't considering all the facts.

HK is rather overcrowded anyway.
7. 2017-03-05 23:14  
My neighbor dog is Lesbian. She like to fuck male dog. How to discriminate her? she is lovely.
perhaps, i will show you prove of her video

I also have neighbor ( boy and girl) i age 6-8 years old. What they talked about? they talk about fucking, marriage, dst.
you can see that in age 6-8 years old, boys/girls having sex desire.
So what is abuse is?

Prohibit gay marriage is abuse of marriage
Comment edited on 2017-03-05 23:17:02
8. 2017-03-05 23:27  
how do you now that someone Lesbian?
many lesbian get marriage with heterosexual men but the men do not realize that the women is lesbian.
Lesbian pretending heterosexual woman is easier than gay pretending heterosexual man on bed in some cases
9. 2017-03-05 23:37  
Prohibit Gay marriage is Prostitution, where social pay judgment
10. 2017-03-05 23:48  
Prohibit Gay marriage is sexual abuse
11. 2017-03-06 15:40  
I'm sure many would say "Gay marriage is sexual abuse".

12. 2017-03-06 17:11  
what abuse is? when you like bread but others force you to eat rice that is abuse.
Principle of some religions are misdirection.
The misdirection pattern used by Politician to gain power and materialism and their freedom and to punish others.
That why some people said gay marriage is sexual abuse, this is patterns of misdirection behavior.

13. 2017-03-06 17:13  
in addition, you also should know on tricks of extortion
14. 2017-03-06 23:18  
If heterosexual do not like to see gay sex, will heterosexual making sex on street? will they like it?
15. 2017-03-07 12:44  
Hum. Quite racist not to mention potato!
16. 2017-03-07 17:58  
no racist, just to apply law that they made because many people do not realize that their law is boomerang for them
17. 2017-03-07 18:28  
You all gays should know Law behaviors and where law come from? who steal or rob law.
Law has neutral Gender
But you see many heterosexual occupy Law / legislation position due to Education but they do not realize where the law come from?
it make them have no thankful.
Law was come from gay. Why? because heterosexual do not recognize kindness, but they just play game with kindness.
18. 2017-03-07 19:07  
I am not racist. If there rice-I eat rice, If there potato-I eat potato, If there chocolate-I eat chocolate, my tongue adaptable and no allergic

My Dish today is something bitter, no sugar, no salt, no acid
Can you take it?
any dish from all countries, i can take it.
tomorrow: i will only eat fruits
Comment edited on 2017-03-07 19:31:02
19. 2017-03-07 21:37  
there must be gay awakening and revolution for gay freedom against hatred and dictator of hatred
Comment edited on 2017-03-07 21:40:10
20. 2017-03-08 09:30  
Gay is fact/ reality and gay marriage can be proved in everyday life by many kinds of science.
while miracle of Hollybooks can not be proved in everyday life,
Hollybooks just steal some reality to get confession and legality.
Hollybooks just emotion,passion, and irrational without honesty
Comment edited on 2017-03-08 09:42:48
21. 2017-03-08 17:58  
The purpose of gay marriage is to avoid/reduce adultery/zina , prostitution, and other negative impact.
gay marriage is not same sex, its different sex : top and bottom
Comment edited on 2017-03-08 18:01:10
22. 2017-03-09 09:03  
Ah

Top and bottom. What great labels. So you do believe in sexual difference and aren't blind to its existence as you previously pretended.

Have fun collecting and categorizing.

23. 2017-03-09 22:57  
Test for GTiLad:
please answer xxx for categorizing/collecting as sample below:
- Rose, Jasmine, orchid, hibiscus = Flower
- Cat, Snake, Tiger, horse = animal
- God is Greatest, God can see everything, God is only one, God is always correct = xxx
Comment edited on 2017-03-09 22:59:55
24. 2017-03-10 16:12  
You should never test your God.
25. 2017-03-10 17:58  
I test you GTiLad
it is a kind of psychology test when people apply for job
Grouping, similarity, contradict are part of psychological test.
I am an engineer but i am able to make psychology test.
you must know all psychology test tools
All Gays should know All Leader Behavior and know your enemies..
write down who are reject Gay? what job? what gender? etc
Comment edited on 2017-03-10 18:05:24
26. 2017-03-11 07:05  
Yeah. Take the fear game to a new level. There might be a prize.

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