Same-sex activists cheer as they celebrate the landmark decision by the top court in Taipei, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, on May 24. Photo: AFP Same-sex activists cheer as they celebrate the landmark decision by the top court in Taipei, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, on May 24. Photo: AFP
Same-sex activists cheer as they celebrate the landmark decision by the top court in Taipei, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, on May 24. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

Taiwan’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage highlights the gulf with mainland China

Jerome A. Cohen says the decision to legalise gay marriage is the latest in progressive top court rulings that highlight Taiwan’s accomplishments in achieving democratic freedoms under the rule of law, and boosts its standing among democratic allies

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Same-sex activists cheer as they celebrate the landmark decision by the top court in Taipei, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, on May 24. Photo: AFP Same-sex activists cheer as they celebrate the landmark decision by the top court in Taipei, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, on May 24. Photo: AFP
Same-sex activists cheer as they celebrate the landmark decision by the top court in Taipei, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, on May 24. Photo: AFP
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