BREAKING: Taiwan Rules in Favor of Gay Marriage in Landmark Ruling

By That's, May 24, 2017

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Judges in Taiwan today ruled in favor of gay marriage, making it the first place in Asia to recognize same-sex couples.

The landmark decision was announced earlier this afternoon, after a top court ruled on a challenge to Article 972 of the Civil Code, which states that says marriage is between a man and a woman. A panel of 14 judges today deemed that law unconstitutional.

Following today's ruling, the Taiwanese Parliament must amend the laws or pass new ones entirely.

More updates on this developing story as we receive them.

[Image via Facebook (h/t HKFP)]

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