First in Asia, Taiwan approves full marriage rights for same-sex couples
Friday, 17 May 2019 Taiwan's acceptance of gay and lesbian relationships began in the 1990s to help Taiwan stand out in Asia as an open society. Friday's vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including taxes, insurance, and child custody benefits.
HuffPost reports gay men around the world receive less paid parental leave than lesbian or heterosexual couples. Many are left struggling to pay household bills if they opt to spend more time at home..