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LGBTI Rights in Taiwan


ADDED ON: 09/05/2018

Taiwan: LGBTI Rights Group Submits Signature for Referendum Bid

The Equal Rights Referendum Group yesterday submitted to the Central Election Commission the signatures it has gathered for two referendum questions that, if approved by the commission, would be tied to the…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2018

LGBTI Rights Groups Launch Counter-Campaign

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and New Power Party (NPP) lawmakers along with a coalition of LGBT rights groups yesterday urged people to vote “no” to three referendums on homosexuality that are expected…

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ADDED ON: 08/14/2018

Same-sex Marriage Activists Face an Uphill Climb Ahead of Gay Rights Referendums

In the run-up to the three gay rights referendum proposals, pro-marriage equality activists face difficulties mobilizing support. As tens of thousands cheered in May last year when the same-sex marriage ban was…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2018

China-Taiwan Tensions Expected to Surface at Gay Games in Paris

Leaders of the Gay Games, the international LGBT sports competition set to take place in Paris Aug. 4-12, have released a cautiously worded statement about ways participants can show pride in their teams…

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ADDED ON: 07/23/2018

China is Trying to Ban the Taiwanese Flag from the Gay Games in Paris

As Team Taiwan’s 25 person squad prepares to compete in the Gay Games being held in Paris from Aug. 4 through Aug. 28, it has been reported that China is maneuvering to…

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ADDED ON: 07/18/2018

Local Elections: SDP Candidate Promises LGBTI-friendly Capital

Social Democratic Party (SDP) convener and Taipei mayoral candidate Fan Yun (范雲) yesterday pledged to implement policies to make Taipei more LGBT-friendly. Although the Council of Grand Justices last year ruled that…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2018

Thai Gay Relationships Bill Should Be Passed by November, Experts Believe

Thailand should push ahead with the Life and Partnership Registration bill to promote the rights of people with same-sex partners, participants in a weekend panel discussion said. The Justice Ministry’s Rights and…

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ADDED ON: 05/23/2018

Taiwanese Students Hang Rainbow Flags to Protest School’s Cancellation of LGBT Lectures

Students at a high school in Kaohsiung city hung rainbow flags outside classrooms to disclose their objection against school's suspension of lectures presented by members of the LGBT community amid parents' disapproval. A lecture…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2017

The Gay Chinese Farmer and His Cutting Edge Art

A gay Chinese farmer who found emotional release by depicting his suppressed erotic fantasies in traditional Chinese paper cuttings is part of an exhibition of gay Asian art in Taipei. The BBC’s…

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