Taiwan allows same-sex couples to adopt children
Move toward full marriage equality in sharp contrast to China and region
Taiwan now allows gay couples to adopt unrelated children in another significant move toward full marriage rights.
TAIPEI -- Taiwan on Tuesday amended a law to allow same-sex couples to adopt children they are not related to, in a significant shift toward full marriage equality in the Asian democracy.
"This milestone reflects our commitment to democracy, human rights, and equality," said Hung Sun-Han, a lawmaker from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party.
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