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Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

May 24, 2019 - 8:24 AM

The weddings place Taiwan at the vanguard of the burgeoning gay rights movement in Asia

FIRST COUPLE. Taiwan's first gay couple Shane Lin (L) and Marc Yuan kiss outside the Household Registration Office in Shinyi district in Taipei on May 24, 2019. Taiwan's first official same-sex weddings kicked off in a landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia. Photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

Hong Kong's behind-closed-doors gay weddings

May 17, 2018 - 6:07 PM

Same-sex marriage is not legally recognized in Hong Kong and often those who have a ceremony say they prefer to do it privately, away from the public gaze

France ordered to allow illegal immigrant in for gay marriage

Jul 09, 2014 - 11:13 PM

The Council of State says a decision by consular officials in Morocco to refuse a plaintiff from Senegal a short term entry visa was a serious and manifestly illegal breach of the fundamental right to marry