The China Post
Date: May 24, 2017
By: The China Post
The decision cements Taiwan’s role as a trailblazer in the region, where gay rights are often contentious and same-sex sexual activity sometimes outlawed.
Longtime gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei was one of the petitioners who brought the case to the Constitutional Court.
Chi asked the court to rule on whether the Civil Code, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, was in violation of the Constitution.