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We are delighted to announce that Pink Season nabbed the LGBT+ Community Impact Award (in a joint win with GDotTV) sponsored by Goldman Sachs! Infinity's Philip Howell-Williams has been the director of Pink Season: an incredible series of events celebrating diversity and inclusion in the Hong Kong’s LGBT+ community. Learn more about his win in his latest blog.
Hong Kong’s 7th annual Pink Season has just wrapped up in fine style. In the spirit of building better awareness and addressing LGBTI rights issues in Hong Kong, Philip Howell-Williams hosted a panel who discussed the key legal rights issues faced by the LGBTI community in the region.
Asia’s premier LGBT festival is back and better than ever! Philip Howell-Williams attended a seminar on 'Coming Out' aimed at pushing for more open dialogue on the issues the LGBT community face in Hong Kong.
Recently a ruling was passed unanimously in the UK’s Supreme Court setting a precedent which will benefit thousands of LGBT couples. As a champion of LGBT rights, Philip Howell-Williams welcomes this ruling as a monumental stride in the right direction.
The Gay Games is the world's largest sporting and cultural event specifically for the LGBT community. Philip Howell-Williams outlines why Hong Kong would make a huge success of the Gay Games 2022 if given the opportunity to host.
The recent UK heatwave has sparked some interesting choices of attire - such as Joey Barge, who decided to wear a dress into work when his company's dress code forbade him from wearing shorts. This gives rise to a bigger, more serious question - does your employer embrace diversity? Vanessa Vrdoljak investigates.
I strongly believe that companies with a diverse workforce benefit from creating an open and inclusive environment. Therefore Infinity is delighted and honoured to have been ranked 2nd in the Community Business 2017 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index (SME Version).
Philip Howell-Williams gives the lowdown on an event for rainbow and adoptive families within the LGBT community on Thursday 2nd March in Central, Hong Kong
Philip Howell-Williams reports on 'Economist Gallery of Numbers', a unique panel discussion on the importance of LBGTI diversity in the workplace which took place as part of Pink Season Hong Kong 2016.
Philip Howell-Williams reports on Rainbow families, an inspiring educational event for LGBTI families which was part Hong Kong's Pink Season 2016.
Infinity' s Philip Howell-Williams is the Director of 2016 Pink Season, Hong Kong's premier LGBTI event. In this post he outlines the timetable for the event at which there is something for everyone.
A unique sponsorship opportunity: how your company can support the LGBTI cause and reap the benefits
Infinity's Philip Howell-Williams urges companies to support equality, diversity and inclusiveness at Hong Kong's Pink Season 2016
Philip Howell-Williams interviews Marion McDonald, the founder of Ogilvy Pride Hong Kong, the new LGBTI and Ally network at global marketing and communications agency Ogilvy.
Infinity's Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at the importance of the Community Business LGBTI Inclusion Awards in Hong Kong.
Philip Howell-Williams reports on the Hong Kong Equal Opportunitiy Commission's 73 recommendations to the government regarding proposed reforms to promote equality and eliminate discrimination. Feelings are buoyant that change is on its way!
Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at the work of the highly talented human rights lawyer Michael Vidler.
When Phil met Margaret – my interview with award-winning comedian and LGBT rights campaigner, Margaret Cho
Infinity's Philip Howell-Williams interviews three time Grammy and Emmy nominated comedian and LGBT rights campaigner, Margaret Cho
Phil Howell-Williams, a leading organiser for the LGBT community in Hong Kong shares a packed timetable of events happening between now and the end of the year and extends an invitation for everyone to get involved.
Philip Howell-Williams explains how networking helped him find his feet as a gay expat in Hong Kong and how by his involvement with Fruits in Suits he hopes to help others feel equally welcome.
There was worldwide euphoria following the US Supreme Court's decision to legalise same-sex marriage in all 50 American states this week, but for many places around the world legal recognition of same-sex partnerships remains a distant dream. Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at the march of same-sex marriage and asks how far away is it for Hong Kong.
Many couples, gay and straight, find it hard to discuss money. Philip Howell-Williams explains how a reluctance to discuss money matters is damaging long term financial planning for LGBT couples.
Philip Howell-Williams works closely with the LGBT community in Hong Kong. In this post he discusses how he tries to make a positive contribution both personally and professionally.
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Philip Howell-Williams examines how having families is changing the traditional 'pink pound' purchasing power of LGBT couples.
People generally think of the World Bank as a conservative institution, but it's project to show that discrimination against sexual minorities has a financial cost shows it does have a progressive side.
Philip Howell-Williams looks at financial planning for same-sex couples.
Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at discrimination in the workplace and argues that companies and industry bodies need to take more of a lead to promote the rights of LGBT employees.
Worldwide LGBT rights got a huge boost last week when the Obama administration announced the an international Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at the details.
Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at why the LGBT community often face additional barriers when it comes to enjoying a comfortable retirement.
Philip Howell-Williams takes a look a the unique challenges regarding aging and financial security in retirement facing the LGBT community.
Philip Howell-Williams discovers that same-sex marriage can add billions to an economy as well as boosting gross national happiness.
LGBT rights discussed at Davos but is it a real move forward or window dressing. Philip Howell-Williams investigates.
Philip Howell-Williams speaks with Mr Gay Hong Kong, Mass Luciano about working to promote equality for the LGBT community.
Philip Howell-Williams takes a look at a World Bank Study on gay pay which produced surprisingly conflicting results.
Philip Howell-Williams looks forward to Sunday's Pink Season Finale in Hong Kong.
Philip Howell-Williams speaks with Palin Ngaotheppitak the Corporate Communications Officer at the Equal Opportunities Commission to discuss how LGBT inequality is being tackled in Hong Kong.
Philip Howell-Williams reports on his recent think tank meeting designed to provide better financial planning for Hong Kong's LGBT community.
Philip Howell-Williams gauges opinion to the LGBT community within Hong Kong's financial sector.
Philip Howell-Williams examines the issue of pension rights for LGBT couples and highlights how financial legislation has not kept up with the right to equality.
Phil Williams looks at LGBT discrimination in Hong Kong in the the wake of a senior British diplomat admitting that the issue could be discouraging talented expats.