Top 10 Articles

View RSS Feed

Date 2017-04-13 | Views  1,183 | Blog

Date 2017-04-13 | Views  33,983 | Blog

Date 2017-04-13 | Views  63,690 | Blog

Date 2017-04-13 | Views  38,490 | Blog

Date 2017-02-27 | Views  558 | News

Date 2017-02-27 | Views  1,505 | News

Date 2017-02-23 | Views  518 | News

Date 2017-02-27 | Views  4,223 | News

Date 2017-02-23 | Views  4,569 | Blog

Taiwan set to legalise gay marriage
Date 02-27-2017 | Views  4224

 

Taipei: Taiwan is shaping up to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage.

Alongside its vibrant youth culture, gay and lesbian causes have gone from scorn to acceptance in barely a generation, to the point that parliament is now expected to soon legalise same-sex marriage.

President Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's first female head of state, supports the idea and MPs are working on three same-sex marriage bills, one of which could be passed within months.

About 80 per cent of Taiwanese between ages 20 and 29 support same-sex marriage, said Tseng Yen-jung, spokeswoman for the group Taiwan LGBT Family Rights Advocacy, citing local university studies, according to a report by Associated Press.

Sydney Morning Herald Full Article