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2019/06/18 | Jay Lin

Taking Taiwan's Progress to the Global Stage

Organizations in other Asian countries are looking to Taiwan to show the way forward for LGBT rights.

2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low

Wife of Missing Taiwan Activist Told that Local Security Officials Mistakenly Detained Husband

Guangdong security bureau needed to show performance results under China’s new NGO laws, Lee Ming-che's wife told.

2019/12/17 | Zoe T

Live Streaming Platform SWAG Reshapes Taiwan’s Sex Industry

Live streamers on adult content platforms are becoming goddesses and idols that are worshipped and paid by fans.

2017/07/14 | Edward White

Hong Kong By-Elections Now Loom as Critical Test for Democracy Movement

A court decision today paves the way for a series of by-elections that may prove critical for the future of Hong Kong’s democracy movement.

2016/09/20 | ZiQing Low

Taiwanese Tourist Assaulted On Paris Train

A Taiwanese man is recovering in a Paris hospital after being assaulted by an unidentified Eastern European man.

2019/10/16 | Rik Glauert

Taiwan’s Newlywed Same-Sex Couples Prepare for Landmark Pride Parade

It’s been 5 months since Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage. Where are the married couples now?

2018/09/23 | The Conversation

Indonesia's Rich History of Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Sexuality

They are considered binary in modern mainstream culture, but gender and sexual diversity in Indonesia have a history that predates Western influence.

2019/08/01 | Roy Ngerng

Minimum Wage: How Did Taiwan Fall Behind S. Korea?

Taiwan’s Minimum Wage Review Committee needs to make a long overdue decision to increase minimum wage in 2020.

2017/02/09 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Uber's Last Day in Taiwan

Uber high fines in Taiwan seem to have driven matters 'off the cliff.'

2018/10/31 | Jay Lin

OPINION: Why We Need 'Out in Taiwan'

The exhibition 'Out in Taiwan' could not come at a more important time for LGBTQ rights in Asia.

2017/03/23 | James Baron

Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?

'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'