Taiwan's Journey to Same-Sex Marriage EqualityThe News Lens Feature
In May 2019, Taiwan became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, an uneasy victory for the LGBTQ community. Follow the journey with reporting from The News Lens.
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Anti-LGBT groups in Taiwan are playing a word game to contradict the mandates of the courts, the Cabinet, and the people.
LGBT+ advocates responded to Taiwan's historic draft bill with cautious optimism.
It's a dangerous, despicable strategy that also has no mooring in the reality of how their voters feel about marriage equality.
Most Taiwanese support some form of legal protection for same-sex couples. The Nov. 24 referendums don't tell the whole story.
For Taiwan's LGBT+ community, Saturday's results don't mark the end of the push for equality.