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News Brief Taiwan FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

News Brief: Taiwan Becomes FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

by Aaron Shepard

News Brief Taiwan FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

News Brief:  Taiwan Becomes FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan has become the first Asian country to order its parliament to legalize same-sex marriage.  The highest court in the land has ruled that Article 972 of the Civil Code, which states that marriage is between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.

The parliament will now be forced to amend the laws or pass new ones to formalize the decision in favor of marriage equality.

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