While Taiwan will become the first Asian country to legalize marriage equality on May 24th, the capital Taipei has already opened bookings in anticipation of the opening of marriage to same-sex couples as announced the city’s Department of Civil Affairs.
Taiwan voters rejected marriage equality. However, the battle isn‘t lost yet.
I'm disappointed by Taiwanese president. Last Monday, Tsai Ing-wen didn't say whether her government would push the law to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Taiwan's highest court recently ruled in favor of marriage equality. The judges said that all laws that oppose marriage for same-sex couples were unconstitutional. On the other hand, it was not yet known how and especially when marriage equality was to be legalized.
Huge victory !!! For several years, we have been waiting to find out which Asian country is going to legalize the equal marriage first and a great victory has taken place in Taiwan.
A nice little story recently happened in Taiwan. Jennifer Chang, who works for the HSBC bank in Taiwan, has run into the refusal of her parents to attend her wedding. Her boss then decided to replace her dad at the ceremony.
While Taiwan could be the first Asian country to legalize marriage equality, a video of a father accepting his lesbian daughter is viral.
A very important step has just been taken in Taiwan to get the equal marriage.
The Progressive Democratic Party and the Conservative Party have introduced before the national legislature bills to legalize the equal marriage and adoption for same-sex couples in Taiwan.
In Taiwan, the tickets whose proceeds will be donated to an LGBT organization, are now available!