A would-be presidential candidate in Taiwan on Saturday refused to answer questions over her sexual orientation and lashed out at a political leader who had asked her to clarify whether she was gay. >>>
Gender and gay rights advocacy groups yesterday filed a slander lawsuit against the Taiwan Union for True Love, accusing the group of deliberately spreading falsehoods to
undermine a new gender equality curriculum originally set to be introduced in schools in September. >>>
Elementary and junior high schools in Taiwan will include gay issues on their curricula from September this year, when the fall semester begins, to teach students to respect and accept people of different sexual orientations, a Ministry of Education (MOE)official said. >>>
Taiwan may become the first country in East Asia with a female head of state if opposition Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen wins the island country’s fifth presidential election next Jan. 14.
The issue of sexual orientation is being used time and time again for political gain as two recent cases in Singapore and Taiwan have shown. But why does sex and sexual orientation hold so much power in the minds of the public? >>>
(Taipei, by Nancy Liu) Reviews of books and albums popular among the homosexual population in Taiwan will be featured on a quasi-governmental gay website starting Saturday, in an attempt to satisfy the increasingly diverse needs of the community, according to the website manager Taiwan AIDS Foundation (TAF). >>>
A would-be presidential candidate in Taiwan on Saturday refused to answer questions over her sexual orientation and lashed out at a political leader who had asked her to clarify whether she was gay.