Hong Kong’s Gay Games brings out the bigots talking about traditional values. Do they mean female slavery, infanticide and foot binding, or plain intolerance?

//Hong Kong’s Gay Games brings out the bigots talking about traditional values. Do they mean female slavery, infanticide and foot binding, or plain intolerance?

Hong Kong’s Gay Games brings out the bigots talking about traditional values. Do they mean female slavery, infanticide and foot binding, or plain intolerance?

In 1895, Irish playwright Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted in London for homosexual offences, in a widely publicised prosecution that remains controversial. Some erstwhile friends rushed to denounce the author for his “crimes” (which most were aware of anyway) while others sought to combine attempts at tolerance with remarks calculated not to alienate their own public – and sources of income.Probably the most widely repeated observation was made by actress Mrs Patrick Campbell, who famously…

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