Taiwan Justice Ministry shows support for equality ahead of Pride Parade

Taiwan News
Date: 2016/10/28
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The 2016 Taipei Pride Parade, the largest of its kind in Asia, will take place this coming

The photo shows Pride Parade held last year. By Central News Agency

The photo shows Pride Parade held last year.
By Central News Agency

Saturday. The Ministry of Justice issued an unprecedented statement Friday evening on same-sex marriage ahead of the parade, stating that the new government supports “equality” and will promote amendments to the relevant legislation.

In the statement, Justice Minister Chiu Tai-san said that the new government has taken a clear position on same-sex marriage and backs equality. Chiu also noted that the ministry will adopt an open-minded attitude towards different proposals for amendments to reach that end, while it will also listen to the opinions from different sides.   [FULL  STORY]

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