Chinese attitudes towards sexual minorities in Hong Kong: Implications for mental health

  title={Chinese attitudes towards sexual minorities in Hong Kong: Implications for mental health},
  author={Diana K. Kwok and Joseph Wu},
  journal={International Review of Psychiatry},
  pages={444 - 454}
  • D. Kwok, Joseph Wu
  • Published 3 September 2015
  • Psychology
  • International Review of Psychiatry
Abstract Intolerant attitudes and sexual prejudice against sexual minorities (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning/queer-LGBQ) has been a long-standing global concern. In this article, Chinese attitudes towards sexual minorities are examined with reference to the cultural context in Hong Kong, a place where the East has intermingled with the West for over a century. Chinese sexuality manifested in Hong Kong is a mix of Confucian ideology and Christian thought. Traditional Confucian values of… 
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