October named as Taiwan's first-ever 'Gay Pride Month'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first Gay Pride parade since Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage last month will take place on October 26, with all of October declar...

Interview: Why respecting LGBT rights is important for the workplace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Studies have shown that embracing diversity in the workplace and supporting LGBTQ rights is not just good for individuals, it is also good for business, and yesterday (Nov...

2018 Taiwan LGBT Pride: a photo story

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Pride 2018 burst onto the streets of Taipei today in an array of colorful costumes and happy smiles. An estimated 130,000 people marched through Taiwan’s c...

Upcoming events in Taipei this weekend, Oct 26. – Oct. 28: PRIDE edition

The time has come once again for the streets of Taipei to be lined with rainbow flags, parade floats and smiling faces as thousands of people come out in celebration of equality. Here is a rundown of ...

Taihu Brewing launches craft beer with blank label to support equality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taihu Brewing (臺虎精釀) has released a new craft beer with an empty label to support marriage equality. To promote the release, the company held a White Party, pictured below...

Japanese singer-songwriter Misia to join Taiwan gay pride event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese singer-songwriter Misia announced this week she will be present at the 15th Taiwan LGBT Pride event on October 28. Following a ruling by the Council of Grand J...

Colorful LGBT Pride Parade winds through streets of Taipei (Video)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade, the biggest gay event in Asia, wound its way through the streets of Taipei Saturday, emphasizing fun but also demands for equal rights. ...

Groups oppose call to abolish statutory rape clause

Taipei, Nov. 10 (CNA) Several parent groups expressed Tuesday their opposition to a call for the abolishment of the statutory rape clause in the Criminal Code made by some participants in this year'...

Thousands join Taipei gay pride parade

Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) Thousands of people marched through Taipei Saturday in a colorful annual tradition to call for rights and more visibility for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

Gay parade marches through Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An estimated 80,000 supporters of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights marched through the streets of Taipei City Saturday in one of Asia’s largest such events. Taiwa...

The largest LGBT parade in Asia will be held on Oct. 31 in Taipei

The 2015 Taiwan Pride Parade, an annual celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, is scheduled for October31 in Taipei. Participants will split up along two separate ...

Hotel to hold gay pride party during Taiwan pride parade

Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) A hotel in Taipei is to hold a gay pride party on the day of the 13th Taiwan LGBT Pride parade scheduled for Oct. 31 to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender commun...

Religious groups oppose 'sexual liberation' on gay parade pride day

Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) A collection of religious groups voiced opposition Saturday to what they called the "sexual liberation" advocated by gay rights activists as the annual Taiwan LGBT Pride Parad...

Crowds beginning to gather for LGBT pride parade in Taipei

Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) Crowds are beginning to gather Saturday in Taipei to join the annual Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade, which calls for equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender comm...

Thousands march in Taipei's gay pride parade

Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) Tens of thousands of people marched through Taipei on Saturday in a colorful annual tradition to call for rights and more visibility for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transge...