The U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage emboldened gay activists around the world. Now, political pressure is rising in Taiwan to make that nation the first in Asia to follow America’s lead. Christians are standing firm against the change, and the country’s first female president may make the difference.
About 80,000 LGBT activists and supporters recently took to the streets in Taipei for Asia’s largest ever gay pride parade. Although no Asian country has legalized same-sex marriage, many gay activists believe Taiwan could become the first Asian country to do so. They were encouraged by a recent Facebook video posted by Taiwan’s new president, Tsai Ying- Wen. READ MORE