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Taiwan passes marriage equality, a historic first for Asia

Taiwan passes marriage equality, a historic first for Asia.

Taiwan has made history today as it became the first place in Asia for same-sex couples to legally marry. 

Lawmakers on the self-ruled island state approved a bill following two years of preparation to amend existing marriage laws which were deemed unconstitutional in 2017. 

Gibraltar unanimously legalizes marriage equality

Gibraltar unanimously legalizes marriage equality.

The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has unanimously passed the Civil Marriage Amendment Bill, making same-sex marriage legal in that region.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar made the announcement via Twitter on Tuesday.

Faroe Islands legalizes same-sex marriage

Faroe Islands have become final Nordic country to legalize same-sex marriage

The self-governing archipelago known as the Faroe Islands have made it legal for same-sex couples to get married.

This kingdom of Denmark with a population of over 48,000 people lies northwest of Scotland and half-way between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic.

Chinese court rules against gay man's marriage lawsuit

Sun Wenlin will not give up on trying to legally marry his partner in China

A court in China has ruled that two men cannot get legally married, reports Reuters.

Homosexuality is legal in China, however same-sex marriage is not and LGBT couples therefore have no protections.

Many advocates have applauded Sun Wenlin, 26, who filed the suit in the Chinese city of Changsha against a civil affairs bureau.