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28 May 2019

Where closeted LGBT health professionals turn for support in Hong Kong

Only 40% of Hong Kong’s LGBT citizens are out at work, and the medical profession is particularly conservative.

William, like many other LGBT Hong Kong health professionals, is not out at work. ‘People are old fashioned here and there is a lot of politics going on, it’s a concern that I might face a backlash [if I come out]’ he told Gay Star News, the LGBT news provider. But, since last year, he has found community in the Hong Kong LGBT Medical Society. Dr Winston Goh founded the group with two colleagues. He realized there was a lack of representation for LGBT healthcare professionals in Hong Kong. ‘We provide a safe environment for LGBT health individuals to come together and get to know each other,’ he told Gay Star News. The society aims for greater inclusion and diversity  in Hong Kong’, said Goh.
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William, like many other LGBT Hong Kong health professionals, is not out at work. ‘People are old fashioned here and there is a lot of politics going on, it’s a concern that I might face a backlash [if I come out]’ he told Gay Star News, the LGBT news provider. But, since last year, he has found community in the Hong Kong LGBT Medical Society. Dr Winston Goh founded the group with two colleagues. He realized there was a lack of representation for LGBT healthcare professionals in Hong Kong. ‘We provide a safe environment for LGBT health individuals to come together and get to know each other,’ he told Gay Star News. The society aims for greater inclusion and diversity  in Hong Kong’, said Goh.

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