Same-Sex Marriage


Survey: South Korea’s LGBT Community Faces a Hurdled Road to Same-Sex Equality

Timothy S. Rich

A recent survey showed broad opposition to same-sex marriage in South Korea, with age and political affiliation playing a role and the lasting power of Protestants in the country.


India: Top Court Declines Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Deutsche Welle

India's Supreme Court has stated that it does not have the power to legalize same-sex marriages, as it falls under the jurisdiction of parliament and state legislatures.


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.

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