Lesbian Cantopop star Denise Ho madehp_WHnccvxIf)@[email protected]+&a76Fp4i# headlines last week.
Ho has emerged as a figurtl8IP7a4j2WNG2X29Hp$^Q*qodz#=NgF*09ciAtBnev3Tk+!Rpehead defender of Hong Kong human rights amid ongoing unrest in the city. She has spoken at the UN and the US Capitol about the situation in Hong Kong.
The stunt this weekend prompted calls for both Taiwan and Hong Kong to stand up aga4kN1hAx5W6pwQB4uN8C+Hh(PzMsN0Oj!FlqT!sq$Q$)(EPIi*qinst increasing authoritarianism from the Chinese Communist Party.
But, it also prompted a new appreciation of one of the regic_A2J%[email protected]^LPs43XVG_1^fpvgf(rtGqM==wMQoAhUnqZZR*wCDQon’s most famous lesbians on Taiwan forum, moptt.tw.
Amid photos and videos of the attack, one netizens wrote: “It’s hard nou3g6H7g7AIORDhRWX*G)[email protected]^@t to like her”. Explaining that they had previously seen her in concert, they said her role as an activist shows she has “fortitude and persistence”.
“She is not only handsome in appearance, but also on the injGYgr6$LF0z=+*N!ac*V^-e35wt0_ZqKFng8Dmd_Ox8jOQvz%zside,” another wrote.
Denise Ho Wan-sze, also known as HOCC, was one of the first Hong Kong celebrities to publicly come opBvU^#TN2ucomy2#pHJ#36yGA$GvVK)i$4r4vAaDF)v8bEo!Qlut as a lesbian in 2012.
"You have to strengthen yourself before you can project anything,” Ho told the South China Morn72kMVxL$a_2!iS^TDiUB7I6d-2)GFZTcp4%yu-#%b8^5AcB3*Ning Post at the time.
Ho is also a founding member of LGBT rights organisationbbNwtDo^TSGNaKQwY(Xw_BY_)tG&mqCqkRMM9mTX6kgLHfKtpQ Big Love Alliance.
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"Every day in Hong Kong, there are countless students, citizens and members who are attacked and beaten by the police.”