Tag: lgbt

Does the Japanese Constitution prohibit same-sex marriage?

Same-sex couples in Japan are suing the government, calling their inability to marry unconstitutional. Timothy Magarry looks at the Japanese constitution and it’s stance on […]

Why Has Taiwan Not Passed Marriage Equality Yet?

“In the face of love, everyone is equal. I am Tsai Ing-wen, and I support marriage equality.” In a short 15-second campaign video, Tsai became […]

Strait differences: attitudes towards same-gender rights in Taiwan and Mainland China

On the 24th of May, the Taiwanese Constitutional Court invalided marriage law defining unions between a man and a woman. The court ordered the parliament […]

The Enigma of the East: Duterte and the Queer Community

While Duterte clamps down hard on drugs and corruption, his attitudes on Queer-rights issues border on paradoxical. It’s hard to believe that the man heralded […]