Asia Times. In pictures: While Chinese citizens might celebrate Taiwan's legalization of same-sex marriage, they won't be able to take advantage of it. The group wanted the three following questions to be presented to Taiwanese voters: Total Taipei. Chiayi, Taiwan. He and other KMT frontrunners, such as Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu, have been careful not to publicly oppose the law since its passage.
Instead of changing the existing Civil Code, legislators were expected to pass a separate law for same-sex couples. In one way, the moment could be a turning point for the whole of Asia, where countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia have recently become more conservative towards LGBTQ rights. Retrieved 7 June
Last year a Hong Kong court ruled that committed same-sex couples living in the city had the same rights to spousal visas as married heterosexual couples.