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Founded in Hong Kong in 1990, AIDS Concern was the first non-government organization response to HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Moving on from the 20th anniversary, we have a much more sophisticated understanding of how HIV epidemics evolve, and a track record of innovative community-based initiatives with more than a little creative flare.
We understand that the key to preventing Hong Kong’s AIDS problem from developing into a generalized epidemic is to work directly and collaboratively with the communities most vulnerable to infection.…
Equal Opportunities Commission
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is a statutory body set up in 1996 to implement the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO), the Disability Discrimination Ordinance (DDO) and the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance (FSDO), and the Race Discrimination Ordinance (RDO).
The Commission works towards the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, family status and race.…
Fridae is a diversified media and services company implementing an integrated strategy that covers the Internet, Publishing and Events. Founded with a mission to “Empower Gay Asia,” Fridae provides a platform that bridges cultures, transcends borders, and unites the diverse groups to form Asia’s largest gay and lesbian community. As the gay media leader in Asia, Fridae provides unparalleled reach to the valuable, yet diverse and hard to reach gay and lesbian communities in the region.…
Gay Harmony was established on 14 February 2009, (Valentines Day), by a group of young gay men, who felt that there was a need to do more to help break the isolation often felt by young gay men due to their stigmatized identity.
Gay Harmony also sees that there is a great need for HIV prevention, education and support specifically targeted at young gay men. …
Hong Kong Aids Foundation
Hong Kong AIDS Foundation was established in 1991 and is a non-governmental social service organisation. There mission is to limit the spread of HIV infection in the community and provide support for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
They aim to:
enhance public awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic;
educate the general public in HIV/AIDS;
provide a range of services needed by people infected with HIV or otherwise affected by HIV/AIDS; and
promote care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS.…
Hong Kong Gay and Lesbian Attorneys Network
The Hong Kong Gay and Lesbian Attorneys (HKGALA) Network was founded in 2013 by a group of attorneys (Wally Suphap, Marc Rubinstein and Mike Kung) as the first network for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members – and straight allies – of the legal community in Hong Kong.
HKGALA’s objectives are to promote LGBT diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, increase awareness of LGBT legal issues in Hong Kong and abroad, encourage LGBT-focused pro bono work, partner with public and private institutions to effect change at both social and legal levels, and ensure that, within the legal sector, LGBT individuals can bring their authentic selves to work.…
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Society (HKLGFF)
The Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Society is a registered non-profit society.
The Organisation seeks to promote equal opportunities and eliminate discrimination against sexual minority groups in Hong Kong through cinematic works of art.
Human Rights Campaign
As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC’s vision a reality.
HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.
International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)
ILGA – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, is the world federation of national and local organisations dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people.
ILGA is an umbrella organisation of more than 1100 member organisations presented in six different regions including: Pan Africa Ilga, Ilga-Asia, Ilga-Europe, Ilga-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean), Ilga North-America andIlga-Oceania (Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia and Pacific Islands).…
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality.
We partner with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive training and consultation, and professional networking opportunities that build inclusive and welcoming work environments.
Outright Action International
Every day, LGBTIQ people’s human rights and dignity are abused worldwide in ways that shock the conscience. The stories of their struggles and their courageous resilience are astounding, yet remain unknown—or willfully ignored—by those with the power to make change. Activists stand up for their rights and put themselves at great danger around the world. We work to bring visibility to their struggles and expose discrimination and violence against them.…
Established in 1995, Queer Sisters is an organisation that is concerned with tongzhi (LGBTQ), feminist and human rights issues. Queer Sisters run a Peer Counselling Hotline. Established in April 1995, peer counsellors are on duty every Monday 8:00pm – 10:00pm to serve callers with sexual orientation and/or gender identity issues related to themselves or their families/friends (hotline #: 2314 4348) .…
Tongzhi Community Joint Meeting (TCJM)
A coalition representing many of Hong Kong’s LGBT groups. The Central Committee of the TCJM meets quarterly and operates bilingually, drawing its information form the organisations represented in it and using their widespread links to get the word out.
The TCJM is chaired by Reggie Ho, Honorary Chairman of Horizons, and currently includes representation from AIDS Concern, the Chi Heng Foundation, Satsanga, Fruits in Suits, Horizons, Les Peches, Queer Straight Alliance and the Tongzhi Literary Group.…
Transgender Resource Center
Transgender Resource Center is an organization to provide information and resource to Transgender people in Hong Kong as well as to the public. Information such as the procedure to Sex Reassignment Surgery will be collected and accessible for people who needed. We will organize and conduct workshop, seminar and lecture to educate the public on “what is transgender” so as to minimize the discrimination in the society against transgender people.…
Women Coalition of HKSAR
Women Coalition of HKSAR (WCHK)is a Hongkong-based non profit-making, non-governmental organization, established on 1st July 2003. WCHK aim to contribute our parts in the local female LBTQ community from their own point of view.
We defend the human rights of sexuality minorities facing discrimination due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. WCHK effects this mission through advocacy, documentation, public education, oral history, cultural development, AIDS education on WSW (women having sex with women).