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Taiwan's LGBT communities face backlash to marriage victory

Education policy targeted as conservatives fear teachers will turn kids gay

The LGBT communities of Hualien, about 120 km south of Taipei, show that Taiwanese outside the island's capital can raise the rainbow flag, too.

TAIPEI -- Taiwan, which hosts one of Asia's largest Pride parades every autumn, has long been known for its progressive attitudes toward LGBT communities.

But now that the island has legalized same-sex marriage, it might come to be known for a conservative backlash against the gay community.

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