Hongkong: Airport Confiscates Gay Man’s Ashes Because His Husband Was Not Recognized as Next of Kin

  • metta

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    Apr 08, 2016 8:18 PM GMT
    Airport Confiscates Gay Man’s Ashes Because His Husband Was Not Recognized as Next of Kin

    http://www.towleroad.com/2016/04/airport-confiscates-gay/
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    Apr 08, 2016 8:53 PM GMT
    Will China ever join the world of civilized nations?

    Not bloody likely.
  • TallAsian

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    Apr 08, 2016 11:43 PM GMT
    It should not be forgotten that for all the modernization and economic advancements that China has undergone since the 1980s that it is still primarily a totalitarian state. The irony is that before western influence, gay life was far more open in certain areas during the Imperial days than it is now. Hong Kong cannot ride on the coat tails of British law now that the handover accomplished and they must now answer to Beijing.
  • Markt781

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    Apr 09, 2016 6:53 AM GMT
    I can understand this situation but I wish that Metta
    would keep these MORBID subjects to him self.

    thanks......it would be nice to do that !!
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    Apr 09, 2016 2:20 PM GMT
    Markt781 saidI can understand this situation but I wish that Metta
    would keep these MORBID subjects to him self.

    thanks......it would be nice to do that !!

    Well, I suppose we could keep our heads in the sand about these issues. Which exist whether metta relates them here or not.

    But insofar as they involve gay rights, and where throughout the world we can expect them and ourselves to be suppressed, I think this is good information. Not to mention as examples of what could happen right here in the US if certain political and religious forces that are actively working against us at this very moment remain unopposed.

    So you go right on posting, metta, it's good info for us.
  • Allen

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    Apr 10, 2016 3:14 AM GMT
    Markt781 saidI can understand this situation but I wish that Metta
    would keep these MORBID subjects to him self.

    thanks......it would be nice to do that !!


    Fuck off. Metta has proven himself to be an invaluable contributor to this board. He has started numerous threads with links that I have found interesting.

    And just so you know, the list of threads for a forum show the author. You can choose to not click a thread if it's authored by Metta or anyone else you object to.

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