By: Lu Hsin-hui, Yu Hsiao-han, Chen Chih-chung and S.C. Chang
Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has again expressed her support for legalizing
same-sex marriage and has called for more discussion and less confrontation on the issue, the Presidential Office said Saturday.
“Gays also have a right to marriage,” Tsai said, according to her spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺), as some 200,000 people flocked to a concert in downtown Taipei in support of legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
Huang said the president is also urging all sectors of the society to talk more to one another and to be more tolerant of each other.
“The president hopes there will be less confrontation and less castigation in our society and that there will be more comprehensive legal protection of gay rights,” Huang said. [FULL STORY]