Hong Kong court denies male status to 3 transgender men

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's High Court has refused to allow three transgender men to be recognized as males on their official identity cards because they have not undergone full sex-change operations...

Tsai Ing-wen: sports help Taiwan shine through diplomatic difficulties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview at the Presidential Office Building today, Tsai Ing-wen said sporting events continue to remain one of the best ways for Taiwan to break through diplomatic...

Taiwan wins big at Paris Gay Games

Paris, Aug. 11 (CNA) Taiwan grabbed a total of 18 medals, including 10 gold, at the 2018 Gay Games that concluded in Paris on Saturday. Chi Chia-wei (祁家威), a veteran gay rights activist and honorar...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news of this week includes TSMC fights off virus attack, Two Taiwanese tourists invited to meet Polish President for tea by surprise, Taiwan flag flown defiantly at Paris G...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan flag flown defiantly at Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite efforts by the communist regime in China to suppress the use of the Taiwan flag at this year's Paris Gay Games, Taiwanese athletes as well as other nation...

Taiwanese athlete wins gold medal in swimming event at Gay Games 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese athlete Tang Shang-chieh (唐聖捷) has so far snagged two medals at the Paris 2018 Gay Games. Tang was awarded the gold medal in the "25-29 year-old 400...

Taiwan flag on full display at opening of Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Gay Games opened on Aug. 4 in Paris, France. Defying attempts by China to interfere in the proceedings of the Gay Games, Taiwanese athletes made sure their cou...

7 Reasons why Taiwan is the best LGBT destination in Asia

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) bullyboy tactics have been having a good week. Not only have US Airlines caved into CCP demands over the use of the name Taiwan, but the East Asian ...

Taiwan team forced to change country reference ahead of Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China's bullying over Taiwan reaches beyond its borders, from conferences to a sport event that celebrates sexual and gender diversity, which, ironically, was...

China is trying to ban the Taiwanese flag from the Gay Games in Paris 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Team Taiwan's 25 person squad prepares to compete in the Gay Games being held in Paris from Aug. 4 through Aug. 12, it has been reported that China is man...

Olympians, politicians endorse Taiwan athletes before Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With this year's Gay Games fast approaching, Taiwanese politician Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) enthusiastically expressed his support of the Chinese Taipei delegation of...

At Hong Kong pride 2017, many in LGBT community look to Taiwan

TAIWAN (Taipei News) – The LGBT community came out in large numbers yesterday for the annual pride event in Hong Kong. Organizers reported over 10,000 in attendance at the march on Saturday Nov....

Hong Kong wins bid to host 2022 Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) announced on Tuesday that Hong Kong had won the bid to host the upcoming Gay Games in the year 2022 and that the country will hold the ...

Obama opens Gay Games with surprise video message

CLEVELAND (AP) -- President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies.Obama welcomed athletes, coaches, fa...

Gay Games 9 to begin Saturday in US

CLEVELAND (AP) -- If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that's because they are. The eight previous hosts for this quadrennial affair have been gay-friendly...