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More Than 360 Couples Marry In Asia's First Same-Sex Marriages


Huff Post reports more than 360 same-sex couples married in Taiwan on Friday, marking the first legal same-sex marriages ever to take place in Asia. Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill last week that approved same-sex marriage after years of debate on the self-ruled, democratic island. In 2017, the constitutional court in Taiwan gave same-sex couples the right to marry and set a deadline of May 24 for legislation.

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