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LGBT rights in Taiwan

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan passes legislation legalizing same-sex marriage and limited joint-custody rights, making Taiwan the first country in Asia to do so. President Tsai Ing-wen and her cabinet helped draft the bill, and she will sign it into law on or before May 24.

Lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage Friday afternoon.Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage after 93 legislators on Friday (May 17) voted in favor of four key articles guaranteeing same-sex couples the right to marry.

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