Same sex marriage “registry” begins
In June, 2015, the city of Taipei began same sex partners registration. As of April 30, 2019, 900 couples of “partners” have registered.
On May 24, 2019, these 900 couples of same sex “partners” will be officially entered in a registry of legally recognized same sex marriage couples.
Te same sex “marriage” law passed third reading on May 17, 2019, and the passage was celebrated on the streets. According to this same sex marriage law, same sex married spouses can adopt, have communal property and the right of inheritance, recognized under civil law.
In Taipei city, 146 same sex couples have registered for marriage on May 24, 2019, to celebrate their legal marriage and an outdoor ceremony will be held for them.
In Tainan City, 38 same sex couples have registered to marry on that day. In Taichung city, there are 16 such couples, in New Taipei City there are 34 such couples, in Kaohsiung there are 28 such couples and in Taoyuan there are 12 such same sex couples.