Taiwan's highest court recently ruled in favor of marriage equality. The judges said that all laws that oppose marriage for same-sex couples were unconstitutional. On the other hand, it was not yet known how and especially when marriage equality was to be legalized.
Huge victory !!! For several years, we have been waiting to find out which Asian country is going to legalize the equal marriage first and a great victory has taken place in Taiwan.
A nice little story recently happened in Taiwan. Jennifer Chang, who works for the HSBC bank in Taiwan, has run into the refusal of her parents to attend her wedding. Her boss then decided to replace her dad at the ceremony.
While Taiwan could be the first Asian country to legalize marriage equality, a video of a father accepting his lesbian daughter is viral.
A very important step has just been taken in Taiwan to get the equal marriage.
The Progressive Democratic Party and the Conservative Party have introduced before the national legislature bills to legalize the equal marriage and adoption for same-sex couples in Taiwan.
In Taiwan, the tickets whose proceeds will be donated to an LGBT organization, are now available!
The Taiwanese company Gamania, which designs video games, recognizes same-sex marriages and offers to its same-sex employees the same marital leave that it offers to heterosexual married couples.
Taiwanese singer A-mei has once again shown her support by organizing a fundraising campaign for a LGBT group at a concert in Taipei.
While Taiwan offers at present no recognition to unions between persons of the same sex, there is no law allowing marriage equality nor law allowing adoptions by same-sex couples, an aboriginal village, enacting its own rules, just recognized the adoption of a child by a lesbian couple.