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Taiwan: Protest Against Legislation on Marriage Equality

Categories: East Asia, Taiwan (ROC), Citizen Media, Human Rights, LGBTQ+, Women & Gender

The Legislative Yuan in Taiwan passed the first reading [1] of the “marriage equality“ bill [2] [zh] on Oct 25, 2013. On Nov 30, more than 300000 people protested against this bill, in particular against the proposal on same-sex marriage. J. Michael Cole, a Taipei-based freelance journalist, described what he observed in this protest in his blog [3].