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.

2016/12/10 | M. Bob Kao

Tsai's Betrayal: Politics Dampens Hope for Marriage Equality in Taiwan

'Even if marriage equality were to be realized this time around, which appears increasingly unlikely, the LGBTQ community will not easily forget Tsai’s betrayal.'

2016/11/28 | Edward White

Heat on DPP as Marriage Equality Draws Thousands to Streets

Pressure is mounting on Taiwan’s ruling party to advance marriage equality, as religious lobbying threatens to derail the passage of legislation.

2016/11/24 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: More than Marriage Equality, it’s a Battle Between Reason and Obscurantism

The current mess isn’t a gentlemen’s debate on policy, where one side’s facts are weighed against those of their opponents; it is, instead, a battle between the forces of reason and obscurantism, writes J. Michael Cole.

2016/11/14 | Olivia Yang

Anti-Same-Sex Marriage Groups Call for Referendum as Bills Draw Closer to Legalization

The organizer of the two-day protest says the decision for such a crucial issue should not lie in the hands of legislators but should be settled through a nation-wide referendum.

2016/10/17 | Mo Tz-pin

Tragic End to 35-yr Relationship Puts Tsai’s Gay Rights Inaction Under Spotlight

The tragic ending to a 35-year relationship has sparked renewed pressure on the Tsai administration to legalize same-sex marriage.

2016/09/01 | Hsu Chia-yu

Same-Sex Couple Marriage Registration Rejected, Tsai's Commitment Questioned

Why should a married couple face a situation where the marital status of one spouse is reversed to ‘unmarried’ when she returns to her own country?

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.

2015/08/18 | Shih Yuan

Taipei City Joint Wedding Opens Up to Same-sex Couples

The second joint wedding in Taipei City this year is scheduled to be held on October 24 and will be the first time same-sex couples are allowed to attend.

2015/08/05 | Zou Chi

Taiwan Ministry of Justice Launches an Online Survey Regarding Enacting Same-sex Laws

The survey covers three same-sex issues for the public to vote online and will be cutoff three months later. The responses will be used as further reference for amending or enacting relevant laws.