Taipei raises rainbow flag at City Hall as thousands march in pride parade

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Over the weekend, the streets of Taipei saw a massive 82,000 people marching for same-sex marriage to be legalised.

Holding placards calling for marriage equality, participants dressed up and carried rainbow flags as they filled the streets of the Taiwan capital.

Over at City Hall, Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je posted his own shoutout on Facebook for LGBTQ rights. He posted a picture of the rainbow flag raised there with the caption: “City Hall today raised a special flag.”

Also on Facebook, new president Tsai Ing-wen posted a lengthy note in support of same-sex marriage.  Read more…

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