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2019/05/18 | Cat Thomas

The Highs and Lows, Tears and Cheers of the Marriage Equality Rally

On the ground at the Legislative Yuan as Taiwan becomes the first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage.

2018/09/30 | Cat Thomas

INTERVIEW: Down and Dirty with Taipei Drag Star Magnolia La Manga

We talk to a Taiwan drag icon about 15 years at the heart of a vibrant scene, LGBT rights, performing with Jolin Tsai, and spreading the word to the next generation.

2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas

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

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.

2019/10/23 | Rik Glauert

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

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.

2017/05/24 | Ketagalan Media

On the Verge of History: Will Taiwan Legalize Same Sex Marriage Today?

If Taiwan’s constitutional court does deem same sex marriage to be legal, not only will it become a watershed in Taiwan’s history of democracy and developing civil society, it will also have profound meaning for LGBTQ rights around the world. 

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?

2017/01/25 | Jay Lin

My New Year Rooster Message: They Go Low, We Go Forward

We must not bury our heads in the sand but instead use our voices, actions and unity to make sure we continue moving forwards and not backward.

2016/08/24 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: The Tsai Administration Needs to Stop Stalling on Marriage Equality

For years the DPP blamed the KMT for stalled efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in Taiwan. Now in control of both the executive and legislative branches of government, the DPP has no valid argument for further delays.

2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas

Marriage Equality: Love Wins, But Battles Remain

Can Taiwan’s democracy withstand attempts to sabotage Asia’s first same-sex marriage law?

2017/02/20 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Supporters and Opponents Agree to Talks

LGBT rights activists worry that amendments to the Civil Code will be further delayed despite the discussions.

2019/11/01 | Rik Glauert

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

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