Pride lions will stay despite noise from anti-LGBT activists: HSBC

Activist groups in Hong Kong have accused the bank of "trampling family values" by displaying pride-themed lions near the bank's entrance.

HONG KONG - HSBC is standing firm in its decision to display rainbow-festooned versions of its iconic lions despite protests from a loud minority that gained mainstream media coverage after calling the display disgusting.

HSBC’s pride-themed replicas of the lions were unveiled at the HSBC Main Building Plaza in Hong Kong’s Central district last week. Grey Group Hong Kong worked with HSBC on the project.

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