U.S. Consul General Shows Support for Hong Kong’s LGBTI Community at Pride Parade

Consul General Kurt Tong participated in the Hong Kong Pride Parade with several other Consuls General. (State Dept.)
Consul General Kurt Tong participated in the Hong Kong Pride Parade with several other Consuls General.

Consul General Kurt Tong participated in the Hong Kong Pride Parade on Saturday, November 25 to show support for Hong Kong’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex community. Joining several other Consuls General on stage, Consul General Tong said in brief remarks that he was pleased to see the Hong Kong and diplomatic communities celebrating equality, celebrating families, and celebrating diversity. He also congratulated Hong Kong on being chosen as host to the 2022 Gay Games. He encouraged Hong Kong to embrace equality and inclusion for all people in order to maintain its place as Asia’s World City, and remain one of the world’s best places to do business.