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April 2, 2013

People are turning out in their thousands for a series of events commemorating the life and talents of bisexual Hong Kong actor and singer Leslie Cheung ten years after he took his own life

Thousands of people have attended a series of events to remember the life and career of Hong Kong movie legend Leslie Cheung on the tenth anniversary of his death.

Many are making pilgrimages to places in Hong Kong where the star’s movies and music videos were shot while a series of film screenings, concerts and exhibitions is being held across the city this month to honor the performer’s legacy.

November 21, 2012

Pop star and actress Denise Ho, who came out two weeks ago at Hong Kong Pride, wants to become have a child

Denise Ho, the Hong Kong pop star and actress who came out at Pride earlier this month, says she and her partner want to become parents and are seeking a sperm donor.

Ho, who is in Taipei for the Golden Horse Awards (the Chinese-speaking world's Oscars), told reporters on Monday that she was seeking a ‘talented, quite good-looking and of good character’ sperm donor, reported Channel News Asia.

April 19, 2012

Short from award-winning director about a transgender woman proves again how internet-released films are by-passing China's censors and reaching huge audiences

Short film My Way, about a mainland Chinese transgender woman having surgery in Hong Kong, was released a week ago (12 April) and already has 2 million views on Youku (China's YouTube).

The film by critically acclaimed director Ann Hui is the latest example of professional directors by-passing the censorship of China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) to reach huge audiences online.