Given the current legislative recess until April, marriage equality has not been in the news for some time. Yet we do well to remember that the struggle is not over. Rather, competing groups for and against marriage equality both seem to be taking the time to regroup
Mass demonstrations by both pro-marriage equality and anti-marriage equality protestors took place outside the Legislative Yuan today, while the end result of a meeting by the Judiciary and Organic Laws and Statutes Committee within the Legislative Yuan was a marriage equality bill being sent to the legislative floor
We might review some of the arguments of queer activists in Taiwan who have indicated a stance against marriage equality. Namely, while there are some valid points to be made, sometimes this returns to a problem of ultra-leftism
The fifth annual Taichung LGBTIA Pride Parade took place yesterday, bringing thousands onto the streets of Taichung to demonstrate for a “diversified rainbow city”. Participants numbered in the thousands, although crowd estimates ranged from 6,000 individuals to 20,000 individuals
With up to 250,000 demonstrating in support of marriage equality in Taipei yesterday, the ball is back in the DPP’s court regarding efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in Taiwan. But what next, if the DPP continues to prove recalcitrant?
On a chilly, windy afternoon in New York, fifty or so Taiwanese people gathered at the historic Stonewall Inn, landmark of LGBTQ resistance. This group of overseas Taiwanese, many of them overseas students, voiced their support for marriage equality in Taiwan and promoted the cause to fellow New Yorkers with original art, temporary tattoos, protest signs, chants, and, most importantly, their presence