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Opponents of gay marriage in Taiwan push back against Constitutional Court ruling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Feb. 13, the Alliance of Taiwan Religious Groups for the Protection of the Family filed a motion with the Taiwan High Court Administration to call for the Consitiutiona...

Gay rights coalition launches campaign for legalizing same-sex marriage in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A gay rights coalition set up a billboard advertisement right across from the Executive Yuan offices, calling for legalizing same-sex marriage in Taiwan. The country&rs...

AP Explains: Catholic Church in Chile weakened by scandal

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — When Pope Francis arrives in Chile's capital Monday, he will find a weakened Roman Catholic Church. As in many Latin American countries, the church in Chile has been losing foll...

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...

Australian sport supports same-sex marriage in key ballot

Try telling Charlie Winn and Steve Thorne that sports and politics don't mix. As Australia votes in a postal survey on same-sex marriage, Winn and Thorne, who helped found the gay ru...

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 ...

World media reacts to Taiwan court ruling on same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Council of Grand Justices on Wednesday ruled the current civil law banning same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional, ordering the legislature to either amend the ...

Judges urge lawmakers to draft new bills to protect same-sex couple marriage rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Following Taiwan's Constitutional Court landmark ruling on Wednesday that made the nation the first in Asia to rule in favor of same-sex marriages, judges are now pushin...