Taiwan celebrates 1st same-sex weddings

The country is the first in Asia to legalize marriage for LGBT people.
1:31 | 05/24/19

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We move on to Taiwan a country that is made history a few weeks back as the first country in Asia to legalize same sex marriage a monumental moment and today in the law actually goes into affects I wanna go to state beach and in Taipei who was there for all of the celebration Stacy. I get really hot and Taipei Taiwan where lawmakers have voted to legalize same sex marriage last Friday making the country and sound today's accident Thursday as you want hit night and at 200 couples around this island. Getting parents and I actually standing in front of one of the administration on Wednesday it hits in eight district and we're couples lighting up all the warnings about this. I mean there's an crowds celebrating some the only Latin well there aren't here. And their friends and family glamour and what you don't Kimberly. Conley street. For example one article and it's what partnered to adopt other partners I don't want our children. And there was some ways that uncertain terms that would deem controversial. Those on African compromised Clinton has strong opposition in this country which can reflect and last year's referendum. Where the majority of the voters actually voted against same sex marriage but despite that lawmakers and activists are remaining home Thursday even though there's a lot of things yeah. Complete equality it is still an important it's our moment we're celebrating. Kimberly.

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