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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.

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

Dear Secretary Florinda Chan, Rainbow of Macau reaffirms our stance on domestic violence that any act of violence in domestic settings – however “trivial” or “accidental” – should fall into the scope of public crimes. It has come to our …

Domestic violence bill in conformity with international standards of human rights Read More »

President of the Portuguese Republic Dear President Cavaco Silva, We are defenders of equal rights for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) residents of Macau. Given the number of Macau residents who possess Portuguese citizenship and the legalisation of same-sex …

Petition to the President of the Portuguese Republic about Same-sex Marriage Read More »