LGBTQ rights in Taiwan

Marriage Equality Advocates Not Disheartened, Continue Canvassing Across Taiwan

Despite the unexpected results from the referendum last Saturday, pro-marriage equality groups have not backed down. Undeterred, Equal Rights Cuties, Marriage Equality Coalition Taiwan, and the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights have continued to step up efforts to vocally and actively advocate with the public at all levels... Read More

Tens Of Thousands Demonstrate In Support Of Gay Marriage In Taipei

A reported 100,000 people attended a rally on Ketagalan Boulevard in support of LGBTQ rights today, with a nationwide referendum on marriage equality and LGBTQ-friendly education scheduled to take place next Saturday. Featuring musical performances and speeches and closing with a performance by heavy metal band Chthonic, fronted by New Power Party legislator Freddy Lim, that the rally would be so large was a surprise to most... Read More

Death Of French Professor Provokes Outrage Against The Tsai Administration

The death of French-born Jacques Picoux has led to criticisms of the Tsai administration for a failure to fulfill campaign promises suggesting the legalization of marriage equality. Picoux’s death after falling from a ten story building, with no signs of struggle, has been interpreted as a suicide by friends and acquaintances... Read More