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Taiwan's Parliament Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, A First In Asia

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In 2017, a court had given the government two years to create a legal framework for gay marriage. On Friday, lawmakers passed the most progressive of three bills.
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Published 1 week ago -  00:45
Taiwan's Parliament Legalises Same-Sex Marriage
In a first for Asia, lawmakers in Taipei have approved a bill which enshrines same-sex marriage into law, as well as securing tax, insurance and child custody rights for same-sex couples. LGBTQ activists have campaigned for two decades for marriage rights, which were first approved by Taiwan's Constitutional Court in 2017. The court gave parliament a deadline of 24 May 2019 to make the necessary legal changes.

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