By: Jocylin FC, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Same sex marriage in Taiwan has been discussed since 2001. Although
there are no recognition of same sex unions in Taiwan, city of Taipei has allowed city registrations for same sex couples since June 17, 2015. Taipei city held a joint wedding ceremony which allowed same sex couples to participate for the first time on October 24. Mayor Ko Wen-je hosted the event personally.
Taipei city held a join wedding ceremony in the afternoon of October 24 and the administration welcomed same sex couples. The event invited Taipei city mayor Ko Wen-je as the chief witness of the ceremony. The invitation for same sex couples in a joint wedding public event is unprecedented. [FULL STORY]