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Up to 200,000 people joined Taiwan Pride celebrations yesterday. Organisers said people came to Taipei from all over Asia. It was the first Pride march since the island became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage in May this year. The change to the law came after activist Chi Chia-wei and the Taipei …

singapore prime minister nephew Li Huanwu same-sex marriage

Li Huanwu, the nephew of Singapore’s Prime Minister, has tied the knot with his partner in South Africa. Same-sex marriage is not legal in Singapore, and gay sex is still illegal under the country’s Colonial-era Penal Code. Huanwu and his partner Heng Yirui shared the news of their marriage late last week. Yirui shared photos …

taiwan gay couple same-sex marriage legalised weddings taipei

Around 300 same-sex couples in Taiwan tied the knot on the first day of the country’s same-sex marriage legislation coming into effect. Taiwan made history last week when it became the first Asian nation to legalise same-sex marriage. More than 150 same-sex couples were scheduled to register marriages in capital city Taipei alone on Friday, …

Taipei Pride Festival in Taiwan same-sex marriage 100,000 Rally For Equality In Taiwan Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Taiwan’s parliament has passed same-sex marriage legislation in a historic first for Asia. The country’s government passed legislation on Friday allowing same-sex couples legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and adoption. Ahead of the vote, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said, “Today, we have a chance to make history and show the …

Taipei Pride Festival in Taiwan same-sex marriage 100,000 Rally For Equality In Taiwan Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

The Taiwanese government has unveiled a draft of its same-sex marriage legislation, in a historic first for Asia. Newly-appointed premier Su Tseng-chang said in a statement on Facebook that the Taiwan cabinet’s proposed law would allow same-sex couples to get legally married. According to Su, the country’s definition of marriage in civil law will remain …

Taipei Pride Festival in Taiwan same-sex marriage 100,000 Rally For Equality In Taiwan Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Taiwanese lawmakers will enact a separate law for same-sex unions after voters disappointingly rejected marriage equality in referendums last month. The country’s top court ruled in May 2017 that restricting marriage to a man and a woman was unconstitutional, and that marriage equality must be legalized within two years, either through changes the Civil Code …

Voters in Taiwan have rejected marriage equality in a series of referendums, creating uncertainty around how the government will respond to a court ruling demanding legal recognition of same-sex unions in the country. In May last year, Taiwan’s top court ruled that the country’s marriage laws violated same-sex couples’ constitutional right to equality and set …

Taipei Pride Festival in Taiwan same-sex marriage 100,000 Rally For Equality In Taiwan Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

An estimated 100,000 people have rallied for LGBTIQ equality in Taiwan as the country prepares for a series of referendums on same-sex marriage in the country. Last year, Taiwan’s top court ruled that banning same-sex couples from marriage was unconstitutional – a historic first for Asia – and instructed authorities to enact laws legalising marriage …

Australian Marriage Equality meets with same-sex marriage activists in Taiwan

Taiwan will hold a public vote on November 24 on whether the country should recognise same-sex marriage. The country’s top court ruled last year that same-sex couples in Taiwan have the constitutional right to marry, a historic first for Asia. The court instructed authorities to enact laws legalising marriage equality within two years. But the …

Australian Marriage Equality meets with same-sex marriage activists in Taiwan

Twelve months after Australia’s postal survey, “yes” campaign group Australian Marriage Equality has raised close to $10,000 to help Taiwan supporters win same-sex marriage in their own looming public vote. Last year, Taiwan’s top court ruled in favour of marriage equality – a historic first for Asia – and instructed authorities to enact laws legalising …