Taiwan sees over 1,000 same-sex couples marry, 2 divorce since May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Taiwan became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in Asia on May 24, 1,173 same-sex couples have wed, including 28 transnational couples, and two have already...

Taiwan sees first same-sex divorce less than 1 month since legalization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A couple in southern Taiwan had the dubious distinction of being the first in Taiwan and Asia to file for a same-sex divorce, a little over three weeks after same-sex marriage ...

Photo of the Day: Chinese stance on Taiwan mocked after same-sex marriage legalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A week after the first same-sex couples legally wed in Taiwan, Western and Taiwanese netizens alike have been mocking the hypocritical and contradictory stance that China and i...

526 gay couples register for marriage on first day of legalization

TAIPEI (CNA) — A total of 526 same-sex couples registered for marriage in Taiwan on Friday, the first day same-sex marriage was legal in the country. According to statistics compiled by the M...

South African woman becomes first legal foreign same-sex spouse in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As hundreds of same-sex couples married legally for the first time in Taiwan today (May 24), a South African woman became the first foreigner legally joined in Taiwan as a same...

Taipei same-sex couple becomes first in Taiwan and Asia to legally marry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As same-sex marriage registrations begin today following the Legislative Yuan's passing of Asia's first same-sex marriage law, the first couple officially wed this morn...

Taiwan holds first joint wedding for gay and straight couples

Taiwan's first joint wedding ceremony for gay and heterosexual couples took place in Taipei Saturday (May 18), one day after same-sex marriage was made legal in the nation. Taiwan made history ...

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage after 66 of 93 present legislators on Friday (May 17) voted in favor of four key articles guarant...

Political parties in Taiwan line up for battle over same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators are bracing for conflict on Friday (May 17) when it is to be decided which of three same-sex marriage bills will be enacted into law. Democratic Progress Pa...

Legislative meeting on same-sex marriage in Taiwan sees little progress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first round of cross-caucus discussions on the implementation of same-sex marriage law concluded Thursday afternoon (May 2), although reports suggest little progress w...

Taipei City opens bookings for same-sex marriage registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government announced on Tuesday (April 23) that it would allow gay couples to “book” their marriage registration starting today, one month befo...

Taiwan KMT delays introduction of counter same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite pleas from marriage equality opposition group Happiness of the Next Generation Alliance, Kuomintang legislators will not introduce a draft bill that would see same...

Same-sex marriage bill to enter Taiwan Legislative Yuan agenda on March 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan Procedure Committee announced Tuesday that the Executive Yuan’s same-sex union proposal (The Enforcement Act of Judicial Yuan Interpr...

Conservative groups in Taiwan denounce draft same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Executive Yuan rolled out a draft same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday marking a milestone for civil rights in the country, but the monumental step towards s...

Taiwan’s first-ever queer indigenous festival to take place tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of referendum defeats during last month’s nine-in-one elections, Adju Festival, which takes place tomorrow (Dec. 15) in Pingtung County (屏東縣), aims to be...