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Taiwan awaits marriage equality decision

Taiwan awaits marriage equality decision

A court decision that would bring marriage equality to Taiwan is expected to be handed down today. If Taiwan allows same sex couples the right to marry, it will be the first country in Asia to ahieve marriage equality. The case before the courts has been brought by gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei who has […]

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Marriage Equality debate heats up in Taiwan

A few weeks ago organisers of a rally to protest against the marriage equality movement in Taiwan drew out thousands of protesters. The Coalition for the Happiness of Our Next Generation said 80,000 people attended the demonstration. The protesters whose white shirts and carried signs voicing their opposition to proposed amendments to the country’s laws. […]

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Taiwan moves ahead with marriage equality

Taiwan moves ahead with marriage equality

Taiwan looks as if it will be the first Asian country to achieve marriage equality as three bills circulate in their parliament and the country’s president voices support. President┬áTsai Ing-wen, the country’s first female head of state, has declared her support for marriage equality and it is expected that Taiwan will pass laws allowing for […]

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Taiwan makes moves towards marriage equality

Taiwan makes moves towards marriage equality

Taiwan may the the first Asian country to enact marriage equality, as a group of MPs hope to forge ahead with a bill. Politicians from the governing Democratic Progressive Party, under President Tsai Ing-wen, plan to file a bill that would change the nation’s definition of marriage to specify “two people” rather than “man and […]

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Taiwan’s first female president supports marriage equality

Taiwan’s first female president supports marriage equality

Tsai Ing-wen has become the first female president of Taiwan over the weekend, with her Democratic Progressive Party winning leadership of the nation. The 59-year-old politician has been a staunch supporter of marriage equality in her home country, showing her support for Taiwan Pride with a short video last year. “Before love, everyone is equal. […]

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