22nd December 2014
Taiwanese Parliament considers same-sex marriage for the first time 4
10:40 AM — For the first time, the Taiwanese Parliament on Monday considered legislation to legalise same-sex marriage.
14th November 2014
Taiwan: Police shut down gay lifestyle website for ‘distributing obscene material’
3:00 PM — Police in Taiwan have shut down a website which billed itself as "Asia's largest gay lifestyle information network."
27th October 2014
Taiwan: Tens of thousands march in Taipei Pride for equal marriage 2
5:12 PM — Tens of thousands took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday, with many campaigning for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
17th October 2014
Taiwan: Christian groups protest against equal marriage public hearing 10
12:52 PM — Christian groups in Taiwan protested a public hearing on equal marriage on Wednesday outside the Taiwanese parliament in Taipei.
13th October 2014
Taiwan: New species of snail named in celebration of same-sex marriage 2
3:44 PM — Researchers in Taiwan have taken an unprecedented step in naming a newly discovered species of snail in support of same-sex marriage laws.
6th October 2014
Taiwan: Thousands campaign for same-sex marriage outside parliament gates
3:18 PM — A coalition of over 120 gay rights groups campaigned outside the Taiwanese parliament in Taipei on Sunday for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
24th September 2014
Taiwan: Six same-sex marriages rejected in registration protest
12:07 PM — Six same-sex couples in Taiwan had their marriages rejected on Saturday after attempting to register en masse.
30th August 2014
BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss from Asian broadcasts 19
10:11 PM — The BBC cut a scene containing a lesbian kiss out of Asian broadcasts of Doctor Who, according to reports.
2nd August 2014
Taiwan: Couples protest same-sex marriage ban by attempting to register partnerships
3:25 PM — Same-sex couples in Taiwan have protested in favour of marriage equality by attempting to register their partnerships en masse.
28th March 2014
Taiwan: Court rejects gay couple’s bid to marry 1
9:59 PM — A court in Taiwan has rejected a gay couple's appeal, after they were denied the right to marry.
23rd December 2013
Taiwan: Thousands attend concert in support of equal marriage
1:24 PM — Almost 20,000 people attended a free concert in Taipei on Sunday, in support of Taiwan's passage towards legalising same-sex marriage.
10th November 2013
Taiwan: Biblical scholar says being born gay does not make it ‘natural’ 51
11:47 AM — A biblical scholar in Taiwan has responded to the idea that someone can be born gay by comparing it to the condition of someone "born with a cleft lip," insisting that neither can be considered "natural."
26th October 2013
Taiwan: Thousands march in campaign for same-sex marriage
11:58 AM — Thousands marched in Taipei on Saturday, holding rainbow flags, colourful placards and balloons, in support of a bill reviewing Taiwan's stance on same-sex marriages.
22nd September 2013
Taiwan: Religious groups fear same-sex marriages could lead to ‘adultery and incest’ 25
10:45 AM — Following recent campaigns in Taiwan pressuring authorities to legalise same-sex unions, religious organisations have sought to fight back, claiming that same-sex marriages could have "severe consequences" for the country, leading to adultery and incest.
8th September 2013
Taiwan: Gay activists take part in mass ‘wedding banquet’ for same-sex unions
10:35 AM — More than 1,200 activists in Taiwan took part in a mock “wedding banquet” on Saturday in a bid to press for the legalisation of same-sex unions in the country.
31st August 2013
Taiwan: Gay activists plan ‘wedding banquet’ for same-sex unions
2:13 PM — Over 800 activists have pledged to support the "Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights" campaign this September, in a bid to press for the legalisation of same-sex unions.
8th August 2013
Taiwan: Authorities uphold first same-sex transgender marriage 2
3:21 PM — Authorities in Taiwan have agreed not to revoke the marriage status of a local transgender couple, in a move activists have called a "benchmark" ruling.
21st March 2013
Taiwan: Gay rights activist to reboot campaign for equal marriage following setback 1
3:22 PM — A gay rights activist in Taiwan has promised to appeal against the country's ban on equal marriage, after being turned down whilst attempting to register to marry his partner.
23rd January 2013
Taiwan: Gay couple withdraw lawsuit against the state for ban on equal marriage 2
2:13 AM — A gay couple in Taiwan who filed a lawsuit last year after being rejected in their application for marriage, have said they will withdraw their case tomorrow.
16th January 2013
Taiwan: Gay couple suing state for ban on equal marriage may withdraw their case
2:37 PM — A gay couple in Taiwan who filed a lawsuit last year after being rejected in their application for marriage, protested what they called the "passive" attitude of the justice system, and said they might withdraw their case.