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2017/07/18 | Agence France-Presse

Singapore Voids Marriage after Husband's Sex Change

Singapore maintains legislation dating back to British colonial rule making sex between men a criminal act although it does not actively enforce the law.

2017/05/25 | Jay Lin

Taiwan's Same-Sex Marriage Decision: A Personal Reflection

A Taiwan LGBT activist and same-sex marriage campaigner reflects on a day he will never forget.

2017/05/24 | Jason Hsu

OPINION: Time for Taiwan Lawmakers to Act on Gay Marriage Now

'I hope the government and my fellow legislators can face this issue directly and fearlessly, rather than avoid it.'

2017/05/24 | Agence France-Presse

Breaking: Taiwan Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Gay rights supporters in Taiwan are celebrating today after the Constitutional Court said banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

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. 

2017/05/23 | Ketagalan Media

A Delicate Balancing Act: President Tsai’s First Year

Sandwiched between these two clashing generations, Tsai is standing at a dividing line between Taiwan’s past and future, the 'east' of its old glory (such as being one of the four Asian tigers) and the 'west' of its new chapter in history.

2017/04/13 | Nevin Thompson

Osaka Becomes the First Municipality in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Foster Parents

This pioneering decision by the city of Osaka has been trending on Twitter since the beginning of April 2017.

2017/03/24 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Supreme Court Hears Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Case

Draft amendments which would legalize same-sex marriage late last year passed a committee review in Taiwan's Parliament, and still need to pass second and third readings before becoming law. But this process could be overtaken by the Supreme Court's verdict due within two months.

2017/02/22 | Jay Lin

Let’s Talk About Love and Family, Ms. President

One year after Tsai’s election campaign in which she publicly voiced support for same-sex marriage, we now got to see how firmly she stands on the issue.

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.

2017/02/06 | Yasuo Takao

Will Same-Sex Partnerships in Japan Go National?

As levels of public acceptance toward homosexuality continue to increase in Japan, groups opposed to LGBT rights such as Nippon Kaigi, are likely to expand the scope of the debate. Party politics could be dragged into the patterns of morality politics.

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.

2017/01/20 | Qian Jinghua

Gay Mom Asks China’s Congress to Allow IVF for Unmarried Women

Advocates say allowing procreation outside of marriage could boost lagging fertility rate.

2017/01/04 | Jay Lin

It's No Longer Just About Us; A Gay Dad in Taiwan Searching for Comforting Smiles

'We have an unquestionable obligation to our children to do all we can to ensure they can grow up in an environment where they are not going to be discriminated against and looked down upon just because they come from a gay household. That burden is on us.'

2016/12/26 | Olivia Yang

PHOTO STORY: Taiwan's Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Committee Review amid Protest

More than 30,000 supporters of same-sex marriage gathered around the Legislative Yuan this morning while more than 10,000 protesters occupied the street in front of the building.