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Taiwan Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.  The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.  Taiwan’s Constitutional Court in May 2017 said the constitution allows same-sex marriages and gave parliament two years to adjust laws accordingly.  Taiwan’s acceptance of gay and lesbian relationships began in the 1990s when leaders in today’s ruling...

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