Taiwan first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage

May 17, 2019

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Same-sex marriage supporters pose for photo during a parliament vote on three draft bills of a same-sex marriage law, outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on May 17, 2019. Taiwan is the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

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