Taiwan to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
It is official. Taiwan is set to become the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. After a national ruling by the Taiwanese Supreme court, judges found that the current ban on marriage between a man and a women to be unconstitutional.
This comes in the wake long debate, discussion and demonstrations on the Asian island.
Although details are still being released, and it is unclear when marriage licenses will become available to same-sex couples, the official ruling states that the current law must be amended to include same-sex marriages “within 2 years”.
This is just the first step, and we will be sure to keep you up to date with the latest details, but for now, congratulations Taiwan!
It is certainly a happy day.