It’s been a busy start to the year in Hong Kong with news from the courts and the people suggesting that acceptance of the LGBT community is tentatively on the up. Let’s have a quick look at what’s been going on.
Lady Gaga to young people in Malaysia: "It is your job and it is your duty as young people to have your voices heard. You must do everything that you can; if you want to be liberated by your society, you must call, you must not stop, you must protest peacefully."
Zhou Dan, a lawyer and who helped start a hotline for LGBTs in his native Shanghai in 2003, tells Fridae’s Hong Kong correspondent Nigel Collett about becoming aware of his own sexual orientation in a time where China regarded homosexuality as an ‘illness’ or ‘disorder’ to being a leading voice for gay rights in China.