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Posts Tagged ‘LGBT’

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Editorials, Society & Culture

Where is the Christian Left in Taiwan?

Christians in Taiwan must not mindlessly affiliate themselves with harmful movements that have pervaded historically moderate mainline denominations

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Editorials, Society & Culture

McCafé Ad Promoting Acceptance of Gays Draws Fire from Conservative Groups

The latest reaction by a conservative religious alliance in Taiwan occurs just as Beijing passes new controversial regulations banning the depiction of homosexual acts on television

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Editorials, Society & Culture

Why We Must Push Back

Opponents of same-sex marriage have no compelling argument and must therefore resort to fear and senselessness. We should not remain silent when they do so

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Editorials, Society & Culture

On Same-Sex Unions, the KMT Belongs in a Museum

The KMT-led administration’s antediluvian stance on same-sex marriage is symptomatic of an apparatus that continues to reject modernity

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Society & Culture

The Same-Sex Marriage Battle in Its Historical Context

Although the proposed legislation is unlikely to pass anytime soon, activists and legislators have made some progress over the years

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Book Reviews

Marriage, Love, and Sex in the Sinophone World

A Review of Deborah S. Davis and Sara L. Friedman’s ‘Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Urban China’

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Society & Culture

LGBT Rights v. the Anti-Rational Passions of the Right

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Taiwan might not be aware of it, but much of the rhetoric they use comes from ultra-conservatives on the American right, climate change deniers and white supremacists

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Society & Culture

Legislator Support for Same-Sex Marriage: The Election Connection

A look at the correlation between legislators elected on the party list and support for same-sex marriage helps us understand the challenges ahead

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Society & Culture

Tolerance for Minority Groups in a Time of Revolution

If civil society is to help build a new imagined community for Taiwan, its architects will need to avoid language that discriminates against minorities

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Society & Culture

Yes, Homophobia Kills

Three days after an annual event was held to raise awareness on discrimination against gays, lesbians and transgenders, a young homosexual man jumped to his death in Taichung

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