Taiwan: Government Researching Marriage Equality

Written by scott on December 17th, 2012

Well aware that marriage equality is the wave of the future, Taiwan’s government is enlisting academics to look into how to integrate same-sex nuptials or unions into the country’s laws and traditions.

The initial research, organized by the Ministry of Justice, looked West to Germany, Canada and France, but activists demanded the government look closer to home, the Taipei Times reports.

[Chung Jui-lan, deputy director-general of the ministry’s Department of Legal Affairs] said the ministry decided to study Asian countries’ attitudes to same-sex marriage after critics of such unions questioned why the ministry had left Asian countries out of its May study, given that they are more similar to Taiwan than Western nations.

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