See photos: Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage when its legislature voted to approve the measure last week. Thousands gathered in the streets to celebrate the landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia, where gay people can […]

Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex unions

Taiwan’s parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage following a vote on Friday. In 2017, the island’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry . Parliament was given a two-year deadline and was required to pass the changes by 24 May. Lawmakers debated three different bills […]