Earlier studies have consistently documented sexual orientation disparities in mental health, with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals being at greater risk of poor mental health than cisgender heterosexual individuals. The Chinese University of Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong conducted research that studies the disparities in mental health of LGBT individuals (incl. lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals) and cisgender heterosexual individuals in 2017 with an aim to examine mental health of LGBT individuals in Hong Kong and identify protective and risk factors that contribute to their mental health outcomes.
Please see below the research report series:
For more information, please check: CUHK Diversity & Well-Being Laboratory
On 4th of June, The Court of Final Appeal of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region rejected the appeal from the Director of Immigration regarding the issue of dependent visas. The result suggest the women, who identified as QT, should be granted a spousal visa which she had initially been denied. It is time for the government to introduce legal frameworks and policies to recognize the same-sex relationships and protect LGBT people's rights.
Hong Kong gay rights: British lesbian wins spousal visa case (2017-09-25)
British lesbian QT wins right to Hong Kong spouse visa (2018-07-04)
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