In a landmark development on Wednesday (May 24), Taiwan’s top court issued a ruling that would pave the way for the island to become the first territory in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage.
10 of the top court’s 14 judges voted to rule that marriage should not be restricted to a man and a woman. The island’s government has two years to implement the ruling, failing which same sex marriages will automatically be allowed.
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The ruling saw couples in the country expressing their love for each other in various Instagram, Facebook and Dcard posts, with many hoping to get married after same-sex marriage has been made officially legal in the island. Read more…
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