Daniel Yo-Ling

LGBTQ+ Groups Celebrate Ruling Against Surgery Requirement for Legal Gender Change

This morning at 10:00 AM the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights hosted a press conference regarding yesterday afternoon’s Taipei High Administrative Court ruling against regulations requiring proof of surgical intervention to change one’s legal gender. The historic ruling in favor of plaintiff Xiao E found existing legal gender change regulations to be unconstitutional. Assuming that this ruling does not get appealed, Xiao E will be able to change her legal gender and become Taiwan’s first transgender woman to do so without submitting proof of surgery...

Over 100 Gather in Taipei for Solidarity March Against Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny

As demonstrations against Asian hate are staged across the United States, about eighty people gathered this morning at 8:30 AM in front of Taipei City Hall for a march against anti-Asian racism and misogyny in light of the rise in hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islands in the United States and the March 16th Atlanta spa shootings, which claimed the lives of eight people, six of which were Asian women...