The parliament of Taiwan voted to legalize same-sex marriage, becoming the first government in Asia to do so.
Steffen Seibert, a government spokesperson, stated about the bill, “The government’s goal is to protect people’s right to sexual self-determination.
Data from the 2019 Legatum Prosperity Index shows that the LGBTQ+ community is experiencing increasing levels of tolerance in nearly all regions of the world over the last decade.
The removal of ‘gender identity disorders’ from their diagnostic manual marks a historic decision for the transgender social justice movement world wide.
In the landmark ruling, the southern African nation’s High Court rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison.
The highest court in Ecuador has ruled in favor of the legalization of same-sex unions, in a major victory for the LGBTQ community.