Same-Sex Marriage


Survey: Over 60% Of Taiwanese Support Same-Sex Marriage

TNL Staff

Friendliness towards the transgender community has also been growing.


Taiwan Approves Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Couples

TNL Staff

The move came after the Cabinet recognized transnational same-sex couples in which one of the partners is from a country which doesn’t allow same-sex marriage.


Would Another Anti-LGBT Gaffe Prompt Reform in Japan?

Xiaochen Su

Japan is the only G7 nation without legislation prohibiting discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation.


Japan: Same-sex Couples Face Resistance to Adoption

Deutsche Welle

Conservative attitudes towards the concept of family and a lack of legal rights for LGBTQ+ members of society make adopting in a child a difficult task in Japan.


Why Hasn’t Thailand Recognized Same-sex Marriage?

Deutsche Welle

Thailand is often hailed as one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in the world, yet the nation hasn’t legalized same-sex marriages. Activists continue their fight against social and structural barriers to equality.


Groundbreaking Court Decision Expands Transnational Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan

Bryan Chou

A high court in Taipei ruled today a Taiwanese and Macau citizen should be allowed to get married. They will be the first same-sex couple of a Taiwanese and Macau citizen to have their marriage recognized in Taiwan.

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Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Yet to Fulfill Marriage Equality

Rik Glauert

Although Taiwan has legalized same-sex marriage in May, transnational couples are still fighting for marriage equality.


Challenges Ahead as Japan Follows Taiwan’s Path to Marriage Equality

Rik Glauert

Japanese LGBT activists are looking to Taiwan as a successful example of granting same-sex couples the right to marry, but Japan has to first deal with its conservative politics and society.


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

Rik Glauert

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


Celebrations and Vows to Fight on As Taiwan Registers First Same-Sex Marriages

Cat Thomas

Government officials joined in the jubilant First In Asia Wedding Party as Taiwan made history as the first country in Asia to register same-sex marriages.

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