Date: October 29, 2020
By: Bryan Ke·
“Our country … has become the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage and the ministry gives its blessings to same-sex servicemen who are getting married,” the Taiwanese military said in a statement.
To celebrate the joyous moment, the military posted 57 pictures of the couples who will attend the mass wedding and asked followers to like their favorite photos.
“This is not only a great encouragement to the LGBT community but also to the army,” a spokesperson from a group advocating for LGBTQ+ awareness in the military told the Guardian. “It’s proof that LGBT people can have equal rights and, like everyone else, are capable of defending the country.” [FULL STORY]