Asian Gay Culture and Western Influences – Part 5

Hong Kong – Gays Under Colonial Rule and A Murder Most Foul
Gay Hong Kong History and Culture – British Opium Clipper
When its last Governor Christopher Patten sailed out of Hong Kong harbour at the stroke of midnight on 30 June 1997, the curtain all but fell on centuries of the British Empire. It was perhaps appropriate that Patten left without fanfare, for Britain’s conquest of much of China’s coastline and the various annexations resulting in present-day Hong Kong were an ignominious and lasting disgrace. It had stemmed from superior force, but its root cause was the insistence of the British

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