Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

TAIPEI Taiwan's constitutional court declared on Wednesday that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia. The court, known as the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws were "in violation of both the people’s ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan court rules in favour of same sex marriage

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's constitutional Court has ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, making the island the first place in Asia to recognize gay unions. The court on Wednesday said the current civil code that does not permit same-sex marriages was a ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan step closer to being first in Asia for same-sex marriage

(CNN)Taiwan's top court has cleared the way for the island to recognize same-sex marriage. The Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that current laws, which say that marriage is between a man and a woman, violate the constitution. The panel of judges has ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

These are external links and will open in a new window Taiwan's top judges have ruled in favour of gay marriage, paving the way for it to become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions. The highest court ruled that current laws preventing ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Court Orders Legal Change to Allow Gay Marriage

Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled that the island’s laws must be changed to allow gay marriage, which would make it the first place in Asia to guarantee the right. The Justices of the Constitutional Court said in a ruling issued Wednesday that a ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan court to rule on landmark same-sex marriage case

Judges in Taiwan are due to decide whether it will become the first place in Asia to recognise same-sex marriage. The top court will rule on a constitutional challenge to current laws, which say that marriage is between a man and a woman. If they are ... ( read original story ...)