Taiwan Hot in Chinese. Archived from the original on 11 January Many legislators will stand for re-election in Opposition to same-sex marriage crested after the court ruling. In Februarya group opposed to same-sex marriage, the Alliance for Next Generation's Happiness, proposed holding a referendum on the issue of same-sex marriage, which requires collecting aboutsignatures 1. According to the Ministry, the reform seeks to "root out discrimination", since "students should be able to grow up happily in an environment of tolerance and respect".
In Decemberthe Taipei Administrative Court ruled that same-sex couples cannot marry until the Civil Code is amended or until 24 Maywhen the Constitutional Court ruling will go into effect.
Uncertainty grips gay people in Taiwan as same-sex marriage goes to the vote
The news in May that Taiwan was to legalise same-sex marriage was a watershed moment for Vivian Chen and Corrine Chiang, who could finally look forward to sharing legal guardianship of their daughter, Zola, now three. Inthe Ministry of the Interior stipulated in an executive order that transgender and intersex people must undergo sex reassignment surgery in order to change their legal gender on personal documents. Retrieved from " https: No recognition of same-sex couples. Apple Daily Taiwan in Chinese. You may also like.
Since 1 Aprilsame-sex couples living in Hsinchu County can go to any government office to register their relationship. Archived from the original PDF on 10 March Cities celebrate Gay Pride Month. In the early years, many participants wore masks to hide their identity because homosexuality remained a social taboo in Taiwan. The court has given the Parliament Legislative Yuan a maximum of two years to amend or enact laws so that same-sex marriage is legally recognized. The Storm Media in Chinese.