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Why is Taiwan the best place to be gay in Asia?

in TAIWAN (CHINESE TAIPEI), 01/01/2013

There’s a strong argument that Taiwan has the best record for gay rights in Asia, Gay Star News asks seven advocates why.

A few weeks ago over 50,000 people marched for LGBT rights in Taipei - massively dwarfing any other Pride marches in Asia.

And Taiwan will probably be the first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage, as the leader of the opposition supports it, a petition calling for it is attracting thousands of signatures and one gay rights activist believes he will successfully sue the City of Taipei to recognize his own same-sex marriage.

During a recent visit to Taipei, Gay Star News asked seven people involved in LGBT rights one question: why is Taiwan the best place to be gay in Asia.

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