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250,000 March In Taiwan For Marriage Equality

Good news from Trump’s new friends:

Celebrities, politicians, LGBT activists and allies amassed downtown in front of Taiwan’s Presidential Office for a concert on Saturday, International Human Rights Day. The event took place just a week after nearly 70,000 people marched against equal marriage.

Proponents want the Civil Code updated to remove references to gender in marriage statutes, while conservatives and religious groups back adding new legislation to grant legal rights to gay couples.

Like their Western counterparts, they claim changing the law will “destroy” traditional values.bn-re141_taiwan_j_20161211055036

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