Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

BLOG – LBGT Hong Kong & Supporters Unite for Equal Rights (Photos)

A Pink Alliance vigil took place on Friday evening to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT) 2014.

Hong Kong Gay Community event.

Activists and their supporters braved stormy weather in Chater Garden to raise awareness of human rights violations against sexual minorities in the city and around the world.

Hong Kong Gay Rights vigil

It has been a mixed year for the community. A recent survey revealed that three quarters of Hong Kong would like to see more equal rights for gays and there was a record turnout at November’s Gay Pride Rally. Also, in January, the Court of Appeal upheld a gay activist’s right to dance during a 2011 rally.

PHOTOGRAPHY – Alain Jaquier’s HK Shots Combine Timing & Geometry

Alain Jaquier is a Hong Kong-based Swiss photographer with a passion for street photography. He says he focusses on capturing the atmosphere of Hong Kong.

Highlights from his ‘Streetometry’ project are below…

Each minimalist shot combines perfect framing and timing.