Taiwan

LGBTI Rights in Taiwan


ADDED ON: 12/06/2021

MAC plans gay marriage for Chinese

Same-sex marriages involving a Chinese spouse might soon be recognized, as the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) yesterday said it plans to amend cross-strait regulations to conform with an amendment looking to recognize…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2021

Court seeks interpretation over transgender ID suit

The Taipei High Administrative Court on Thursday sought a constitutional interpretation regarding a lawsuit filed by a transgender woman seeking to change the gender identification on her ID card. The court halted…

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ADDED ON: 11/29/2021

One step forward, two steps back

Once again, those waiting on news of marriage equality in Thailand were met with disappointment. Let's talk about Section 1448 of the Civil and Commercial Code first. It states that only a…

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ADDED ON: 11/22/2021

THE STRUGGLE FOR TRANSGENDER RIGHTS CONTINUES WITH TAIWAN’S FIRST LEGAL GENDER CHANGE WITHOUT PROVIDING PROOF OF SURGERY

A variety of events happened this past week with regards to the ongoing struggle for transgender rights in Taiwan, including Taiwan’s first successful legal gender change without submitting proof of surgery, Lisbeth…

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ADDED ON: 11/14/2021

Taiwan to host 2025 World Pride

InterPride, the coalition of LGBTQ Pride organizations from throughout the world, announced early Saturday that it has selected the group Kaohsiung Pride in Taiwan over D.C.’s Capital Pride Alliance to host World…

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ADDED ON: 10/31/2021

Taiwan’s transgender community calls for more awareness

Taiwan's transgender people say the society has become more tolerant and open-minded towards them, but they still face discrimination in various aspects of life, speaking at the third annual Taiwan Trans March…

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ADDED ON: 10/20/2021

Taiwan LGBT Pride parade to be held virtually on Oct. 30

Taiwan’s LBGT Pride Parade, the largest in Asia, will be held online for the first time on Oct. 30, during which participants can “walk” a virtual route, watch stage performances and floats,…

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ADDED ON: 08/14/2021

Taiwan-Macau gay couple wed after landmark legal win

A Taiwanese-Macanese gay couple tied the knot in Taipei on Friday after winning a landmark legal case as they called for the island to amend its laws to allow same-sex unions with…

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ADDED ON: 05/24/2021

Most Taiwanese support same-sex marriage two years after legalization: survey

A government survey released on Sunday shows that Taiwanese people's acceptance of same-sex marriage has significantly increased to 60.4 percent in 2021 from 37.4 percent in 2018 before the country legalized same-sex…

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ADDED ON: 05/07/2021

Taiwan court ruling on Macau citizen opens door to international same-sex marriages

A high court on Thursday (May 6) ruled that same-sex marriage between a Taiwanese citizen and a Macau national should be recognized in Taiwan, opening the door to marriages with others who…

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ADDED ON: 03/27/2021

TAIWAN PEOPLE’S PARTY COMES UNDER FIRE FOR TIES TO ANTI-GAY GROUP

THE TAIWAN People’s Party (TPP), which was formed by Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je in 2019, has been hit with a round of criticism due to the party’s ties with the Greater Taipei…

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ADDED ON: 01/26/2021

Taiwan: Step taken toward allowing international same-sex marriages

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) The Judicial Yuan on Friday approved draft revisions to a law that would grant recognition to all international same-sex marriages, except for those involving a partner from China,…

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