Taiwan lawmakers approve a bill legalizing same-sex marriage


The very first Asian Country to have done is and will go down in history as one, is Taiwan. The LGBT Community in Asia, is screaming in success, freedom and happiness in attainment of freedom, for the expression of their sexuality.


The historic day for the LGBT community in Asia was announced to the world, as Taiwan lawmakers approve a bill legalizing same-sex marriage as it is termed the very first in the entire Asiato pass the gay marriage.


According to CNN,  the vote came almost two years after the island’s Constitutional Court ruled that the existing law — which said marriage was between a man and a woman — was unconstitutional. The new law goes into effect on May 24. After the vote, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen tweeted: “We took a big step towards true equality, and made Taiwan a better country.”

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