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Taiwan’s new law recognizing marriage equality took effect today, and the occasion was marked by beautiful weddings. One of the first couples to get married was Shane Lin and Yuan Shan-Ming in Taipei. "History in Taiwan. Same sex marriage is now legal. Shane Lin and Yuan Shan-Ming become one of the first couples to marry this morning in Taipei." Source: @MattRiversCNN instagram Video: @joshelleycnn pic.twitter.com/JEPF9b3l5m — Yashar Ali source
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In a groundbreaking vote, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on May 17th. The decision comes two years after Taiwan passed the constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry reports BBC. The ruling comes just a week before the deadline to make a decision on May 24th. Thousands gathered in Taipei anxiously awaiting the ruling. https://twitter.com/silvashih/status/1129248091863863297?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1129248091863863297&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Finstinctmagazine.com%2Fpost%2Fbreaking-taiwan-becomes-first-asian-country-to-legalize-gay-marriage%2F Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen tweeted early on Friday: Good morning #Taiwan. Today, we have a chance to make history & show the...
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Same-sex couples can now book their marriage registration in Taipei, Taiwan, the city announced on Tuesday (April 23). According to a press statement by the city’s Department of Civil Affairs, the government has decided to take in-person and phone bookings for marriage registration ahead of same-sex marriage being legalised on May 24. Excluding same-sex marriage is unconstitutional In mid-2017, Taiwan’s constitutional court decided that the articles in the Civil Code which prohibited same-sex couples from marrying were unconstitutional. The court asked authorities to...
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Organizers report a recent increase in interest in surrogacy among gay Asian couples, especially in China. A gay parenting “boot camp” will host its first ever event in Asia, in response to growing demand for surrogates, organizers have told Reuters. New York-based non-profit Men Having Babies (MHB) holds events across the globe that, according to its website, has “helped thousands of gay men worldwide become parents,” by offering advice and support. It also adds that while gay men are the target...
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The biggest pride in Asia just took place this weekend at Taipei Pride. The 15-year-old event hosted more than 118,000 people as Taiwan’s capital celebrated gay pride and also the legalization of gay marriage in the country earlier this year. Check out a few photos of the festivities down below. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0MUpoHNbX/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1fcpkBkL4/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0JN_RHVl9/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bazy7AoHB8C/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1u2mWB5w2/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0OLcNAecM/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BaylOurHRmt/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0AnwYgi3a/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1ay90FTK8/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0JkDwnRCs/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bayax6fA7h9/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BaygdTMnAFB/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0_7-cAyIQ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0WbFVFX2L/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0A2r0AUf4/
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The city government decided to offer the leave until Taiwan's marriage equality laws were implemented Taipei City will become the first city in Taiwan to offer paternity and maternity leave for same-sex parents Even though Taiwan recently bacme the first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage it could take up to two years for the legislation to clear parliament. The city’s mayor, Ko Wen-je said the lag in updating the marriage equality laws meant same-sex couples are still not eligible for...
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Taiwan is poised to become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. An estimated 250,000 people surrounded Taiwan’s Presidential Office in capital city Taipei on Saturday (December 10) in support of equal marriage, Asia Times reports. https://twitter.com/PinkDotSG/status/807920021540196352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Taiwan is poised to become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. While the country’s President has been a vocal supporter of equal marriage, the nations push to legalize same-sex unions was galvanised by the death of a gay professor in...

Tens of thousands of LGBT+ people and their allies took to the streets of Taiwan’s capital Taipei this weekend to celebrate the city’s annual Pride. Many who marched this week carried placards calling for the legalisation of same-sex marriage. Attendees marched past the presidential palace and at 2.30pm, two giant rainbow banners were unfurled and a brass band started playing. Taiwan is considered one of the most liberal of the Asian countries in terms of human rights, and it’s widely believed they...

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