Activists want progress on same-sex marriage between Taiwanese and foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When the Legislative Yuan approved same-sex marriage in a historic vote last May, activists drew attention Tuesday (Oct. 1) to the fact that many marriages between a Taiwa...

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday voted 66-27 in favor of a law permitting "exclusive permanent unions" for same-sex couples and to allow them to apply for a "marriage registration" wi...

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday voted in favor of a law permitting "exclusive permanent unions" for same-sex couples and to allow them to apply for a "marriage registration" with gov...

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles

TAIPEI (DW) -- Over 1,500 pro-marriage equality supporters gathered outside Taiwan's legislature earlier this week as lawmakers tried to smooth out differences among three competing draft bills on...

157 gay couples in Taiwan to wed on May 24

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A total of 157 same-sex couples in Taiwan plan to register to get married at household registration offices on May 24, the day that the Constitutional Court set for same-sex marriages ...

After referendum defeat, Taiwan's premier calls for creating special law for marriage equality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a referendum in support of changing the Civil Code to allow for same-sex marriages was defeated, and those opposing it were passed in Saturday's elections, Premier Wi...

Taiwan’s LGBT groups participate in Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s LGBT groups participated in Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2018 on Sunday, joining other groups from around the world. According to media reports, the annual LGBT pri...

Taiwanese LGBT groups upset with passage of anti-gay referendum proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) passed three referendum proposals made by local anti-gay groups on Tuesday to bring issues of same-sex marriage and gender...

Gender Equality Committee says same-sex marriage law reform process should include LGBTQ community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- Members of the Gender Equality Committee of the Executive Yuan said last week that the marriage law reform team should include members from the LGBTQ community and experts who ...

Campaigns for International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia take place today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Campaigns for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia take place today, including an exhibition in Huashan 1914 Creative Park and a parade for ma...

Celebrities to organize benefit concert in support of gay marriage

Taipei, May 10 (CNA) Nine big-name Taiwanese singers and a band, led by pop diva A-mei, will organize a benefit concert in Taipei in August to ramp up support for same-sex marriage in Taiwan, after a ...

Gay rights supporters unfurl giant rainbow flag on National Day

Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) Hundreds of gay rights supporters unfurled a giant rainbow flag in southern Taiwan's Tainan on Saturday to mark Taiwan's National Day in their own way. The 60-meter by 30-...

Gay rights supporters to raise gigantic rainbow flag on National Day

Taipei, Oct. 8 (CNA) This Saturday, as Taiwan's national flag, with a white sun in a blue sky over crimson ground, flutters in the wind across the nation to celebrate the country's National Day, h...