Gay rights activists stage a press conference in Taipei after their referendum defeat. Photo: AFP

Taiwan’s image as Asia’s LGBT rights beacon takes a hit as same-sex marriage referendum fails

  • Voters reject plans to rewrite civil code to allow same-sex marriages and include gay relationships in equality classes
  • Campaigners say result is not the end of the line and say they will fight on to try to achieve a consensus
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Gay rights activists stage a press conference in Taipei after their referendum defeat. Photo: AFP
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