Taiwan

Taipei: Gay Marriage Legalized in Taiwan, but Challenges Remain for Full Equality

THE SAME-SEX marriage bill cleared its third reading in the legislature today, with most articles from the Executive Yuan’s version of the bill being incorporated into the final bill. 

Taiwan: Appointments for gay marriage registration begin in Taipei

In line with the Constitutional ruling in 2017, household registration offices in Taipei began taking telephone and on-site appointments for same-sex marriage registration, even though the central government has not yet completed the relevant legal amendments

Taipei: Competing same-sex marriage bill proceeds to second reading

Legislature on Friday voted to send a draft bill that would limit the use of the words "marriage" and "spouse" to heterosexual couples to a second reading, where the bill will be reviewed together with another one that would legalize same-sex marriage.

Human Rights Watch Country Profiles: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The following country profiles are derived in part from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

Gay parenting 'boot camp' moves to Asia to meet growing demand from China

“We have been witnessing over the last three years, a growing interest from Asia - mostly Chinese - intended parents coming to the United States for surrogacy,” said Ron Poole-Dayan, founder and executive director at MHB.