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HSBC's rainbow lion statues spark row in Hong Kong

A pair of lions painted in rainbow colours are displayed outside HSBC's main office in Hong KongA pair of lions painted in rainbow stripes displayed outside HSBC’s main office in Hong Kong have been slammed by anti-gay groups as activists in the city call for more progress on equal rights. Two plain bronze lions named Stephen and Stitt usually sit outside the office in the city’s Central business district and have been joined by a pair of multi-coloured replicas as part of the bank’s “Celebrate Pride, Celebrate Unity” campaign in support of the LGBT community. “Having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our millions of customers in Hong Kong and which draws on a wide range of perspectives makes us better able to serve the whole community,” HSBC spokesman Adam Harper told AFP.

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