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posted Friday, November 1 2013 - Volume 41 Issue 44
Thousands march with Pride in Taipei
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Thousands march with Pride in Taipei

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Tens of thousands of LGBT people and their friends and allies rallied in Taipei October 28 in celebration of Pride and support of marriage equality in Taiwan.

The Taiwanese legislature began debating legislation October 27 that would bring marriage equality to the island nation. The proposed law enjoys the support of 53 percent of the public, according to Reuters.

This year's Pride Parade was the 11th to be held in Taipei.

Reuters noted that while Taiwan still holds some traditional Chinese family values, the nation includes LGBT people in its nondiscrimination protections and students receive LGBT-inclusive sex education in primary schools.

'Compared to other Asian countries, we're more open,' said Meico Tsai, a spokeswoman for the annual celebration, told Reuters. 'But we still have a long way to go.'

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