Hong Kong LGBT protesters say city lags behind in gay rights

Around a thousand demonstrators paraded through downtown Hong Kong for the city's annual gay pride parade on November 7, 2015Hong Kong’s streets were a sea of rainbow flags on Saturday as protesters marched in the city’s annual gay pride parade to call for equality and same-sex marriage. “There’s still a lot of room to improve, compared to Taiwan and even to Japan,” Carol Yung, a 40-year-old marketing officer in the music industry, told AFP. “These days they are…already discussing about same sex marriage, but in Hong Kong we’re still very far behind,” Yung said.

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