How the LGBTI Referendums Split From Taiwanese Popular Opinion

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12/04/2018

After the Nov. 24 series of referendums, the international media reported that Taiwan’s push for same-sex marriage referendum had been defeated. Although this is disappointing, there was another piece of news that was not picked up as widely: a majority of Taiwanese voted in favor of providing legal protections to same-sex relationships, albeit not as “marriage.” You see, in the referendum held two Saturdays ago, there were actually three referendum questions on same-sex marriage.

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