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Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Vote Is Not the End of the Road

Expand Participants in LGBT Pride Parade in Taipei, Taiwan on October 27, 2018.  ©2018 Wikimedia Commons/Vian Chen The November 24 referendum on same-sex marriage in Taiwan delivered disappointing results to proponents of marriage equality. But while it sheds light on current public opinion in Taiwan, it’s not the end of the road for same-sex marriage. In fact, it makes all the more urgent for Taiwan’s lawmakers to heed a May 2017 Constitutional Court ruling and pass legislation to protect same-sex marriage rights. The deadline is six months away. In a series of referendum questions proposed…

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