• Taiwan ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to a legal right to marry
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    Taiwan ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to a legal right to marry

    Countries, Politics, Taiwan, World

    For the first time in Asia, the continent has witnessed a rather unfamiliar law being passed when the constitutional court in Taiwan ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to a legal right to marry. The Judicial Yuan recognized present laws as adversely violating the people’s freedom to marry and their freedom to equality. A two year period was therefore issued for legal amendments to be made so as to allow marriage between same-sex couples, failure to which the same-sex couple will be free to marry and have registration of their marriage effectuated. read more

  • Taiwan clears way for gay marriage
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    Taiwan clears way for gay marriage

    Taiwan, World

    The court, known as the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws were “infringing upon both the general population’s opportunity of marriage … what’s more, the general population’s entitlement to uniformity”, and it gave two years for legitimate corrections to permit same-sex marriage.”If applicable laws are not altered or established inside the said two years, two people of a similar sex who plan to make the said changeless union should be permitted to have their marriage enrollment effectuated,” the court said.Lesbian, gay, cross-sexual and transgender rights activists had harbored high trusts their times of crusading in same-sex marriage would win the court’s support. read more

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