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Study finds Hong Kong lacking LGBTQ+ acceptance

Rachel Badham January 16, 2021

A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, an economic research group, found Hong Kong is trailing behind other Asian countries in terms of LGBTQ+ acceptance in the workplace.

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General News

Taiwan holds largest Pride parade since coronavirus outbreak

Rachel Badham November 1, 2020

Taiwan, East Asia, saw over 130,000 celebrate on the streets of the capital, Taipei, in the largest LGBTQ+ Pride parade since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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Community

Hundreds of thousands attend Taiwan Pride Parade

Gscene Editorial Team October 28, 2019

With this now the largest Pride event in Asia the sun shone over hundreds of thousands of people who took to Taipei’s streets to celebrate love. Since its initiation in 2003, drawing visitors every year from countries worldwide to join the festivities and experience the island’s vibrant civil society. The 17th LGBTQ+ parade focused on the theme, “Together, Make Taiwan Better,” calling for compassion and care among LGBTQ+ communities and the general public.

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In The South

Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage

James Ledward May 19, 2019

In a historic vote, on May 17, 2019, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), the Parliament of Taiwan voted to legalise same-sex marriage, becoming the first country in Asia to do so.

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In The South

Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage

James Ledward May 24, 2017

On Wednesday, May 24 2017, the Judicial Yuan, Taiwan’s highest court, ruled that restricting marriage to only a man and a women was unconstitutional. The court voted in favour of marriage equality. Taiwan has made history as the first Asian country to vote in favour of same-sex marriage.

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