In April and SeptemberHong Kong courts ruled that the same-sex partners of government employees must receive the same benefits as opposite-sex partners and that the same-sex partners of Hong Kong residents have the right to live in the territory as dependents, respectively. Book Category Asia portal.
Its approach to LGBT rights and same-sex marriage has been described as "fickle" and as being "no approval; no disapproval; no promotion. Another complication in trying to separate heterosexual and homosexual themes in Chinese literature is that for most of Chinese history, writing was restricted to a cultivated eliteamongst whom blatant discussion of sex was considered vulgar.
Although there was no specific law against homosexual behavior, homosexuals could be arrested and punished under the crime of hooliganism.
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