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 the Hong Kong government deciding that its purge of Hong Kong lawmakers will not stop with localists Yau Wai-Ching and Baggio Leung of Youngspiration by filing a lawsuit that would disqualify a total of four pan-Democratic lawmakers, it is likely that this represents that Beijing has decided to clamp down on elections in Hong Kong for good
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
The rejection of Yau Wai-Ching and Baggio Leung’s appeal against their disqualification from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council should not be surprising. The real question now is how far Beijing's political purges will go