Same Sex Couples Join in Mass Wedding in Taiwan

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123 couples said “I do” in a mass wedding held in Taipei.

Despite same sex marriage not being legal in the country, 10 same-sex couples exchanged vows at the annual event for the first time.

Over 16,000 couples have participated in mass wedding ceremonies hosted by the Taipei city government since 1973.

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For the first time same sex have been permitted to participate in the mass wedding.

Same sex marriage has not yet been legalised in Taiwan, despite recent attempts to, including a bill that was introduced to the country’s parliament in early 2015.

 Article | Levi Joule.

 

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