Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
Several LGBT groups in Taiwan on Sunday “declared war” against what they called
homophobic religious groups attempting to gain seats in the Legislative Yuan next year to block the passage of a same-sex marriage bill.
The newly established Faith and Hope League is one such group, said Hsu Hsiu-wen, head of the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights, at a press conference that was held under the theme “Declaring All-Out War Against Homophobic Religious Forces.”
She said the Faith and Hope League, established on Sept. 6 by former legislator Joanna Lei and a number of Christian pastors, is actually a political party with an agenda to block a proposed amendment to the Civil Code that aims to legalize same-sex marriage. [FULL STORY]