Survey on LGBTIs in Macau 2016

2016 Macau LGBTI Survey - Poster

Rainbow of Macau is conducting the second survey on LGBTI people in Macau. The survey aims to study the scenarios and challenges that LGBTIs face in Macau. Read more ›

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UN requires Macau’s domestic violence legislation to protect without discrimination

2015-12-13 14.36.32

The UN Committee against Torture (“UNCAT”) held a hearing in November 2015 to review the ratification of the “Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment” by the Macau SAR Government (“the Government”). On 09 December 2015, the UNCAT published its official concluding observations on Macau. Read more ›

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Spokesperson briefs UN Committee against Torture about Macau domestic violence legislation


Dear distinguished members of the Committee,

On behalf of Rainbow of Macau, I would like to stress the importance of reinstating protection of same-sex couples in Macau’s domestic violence bill. Read more ›

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Update on the Avery Case – First-ever Application for Changing Gender Marker in Macau

2015-02-22 15.14.15

The Avery (anonym) Case has raised some public awareness on the need of transgender people since its first appearance in the news. Before Avery’s departure from Macau, she has authorised members of Rainbow of Macau Anthony Lam and Jason Chao to follow up the application Read more ›

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Petitioning the Legislature Assembly: Equal protection for same-sex couples


08 January 2015

Dear President of the Legislative Assembly,

Pursuant to law no. 5/93/M, the Rainbow of Macau (hereinafter “we”) exercise our right to petition to the Legislative Assembly (AL). In regard to the proposal of “law of prevention and correction of domestic violence” which will be deliberated in plenary on 12 January 2014, we have the following points to make: Read more ›

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One-person-one-postcard campaign: Domestic violence legislation inclusive of same-sex partners


The Rainbow of Macau is hosting a “one-people, one-postcard” campaign on 06 – 30 November 2014 which helps citizens, in particular the LGBT individuals who do not feel comfortable to express openly, to say some words to Secretary Chan in support of a domestic violence legislation inclusive of protection for same-sex partners. Read more ›

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