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Taipei City Hall to be lit up in rainbow hues to honor gay rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Hall will be illuminated in rainbow colors from Thursday (Oct. 28) through Nov. 6 and host music and an outdoor fair to celebrate gay rights and gender equalit...

Taiwan's same-sex marriage marks historic first for Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organizations, published its annual State of Civil Society Report, which touted Taiwan's legalization of same-sex marriage ...

UK Queer East Film Festival to feature Taiwanese films online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The British Queer East Film Festival has launched its online version "QE: HomeSexual," which features a number of Taiwanese films. Taiwan's Ministry of Cu...

Swedish YouTuber shoots video of Taiwan Pride Parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish YouTuber has uploaded a video of Saturday's (Oct. 26) massive Taiwan Pride Parade, which saw hundreds of thousands of participants. On Saturday, Swedish Y...

Video shows students rip down Taiwan flag, hoist rainbow flag at NTPU 70th anniversary event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a sports meet held to celebrate National Taipei University's (NTPU) 70th anniversary, several students stormed the flag platform, took down the Taiwanese flag, ...

Taiwan Pride Parade kicks off on Saturday in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taiwan Pride Parade will be held on Saturday (Oct. 26) and is expected to draw a record crowd, as the march takes place five months after same-sex marriage...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Pride Parade signs in Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British freelance journalist took this photograph of signs at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport promoting the 2019 Taiwan Pride Parade on Wednesday (Oct. 23). ...

27 companies sign statement in support of LGBTQ rights in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a historic move, 27 Taiwanese and international organizations, including some top global enterprises, have issued a joint statement of support for LGBTQ rights in the u...

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 Olympic Co...

Taipei court rejects another lesbian union

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Since last October Taipei courts have consistently rejected lesbian couples' marriage appeals, the latest rejection on Dec.4 marks the third lesbian couple to be rejec...

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....

Photos of 2017 Taipei Gay Pride show diverse faces of LGBT community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 LGBT Gay Pride parade ended with a record-breaking number of participants this year, but more than that, the enthusiastic, welcoming and creative spirit of the LGBT co...

Estimated 123,000 people march in Taiwan Gay Pride Parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Asia's largest gay parade kicked off on Saturday in Taipei with a record breaking 123,000 people from over 20 different countries taking part in the event which will also f...

Supreme Court to decide on same-sex marriage Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- The Supreme Court’s verdict on same-sex marriage will be released this Wednesday and groups with various opinions on the issue will gather outside of the Judicial Yuan fo...