The language Taiwan lawmakers passed: “Two people of the same sex, for the purpose of managing a common life, establish a permanent combination of intimate and exclusive relationship can register marriage at the household administration,” according to Taiwan state media CNA.
#breaking Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation. It will go into effect on May 24. https://t.co/o0EGL9ThyK https://t.co/pXbCGRY3De
These weapons tests are happening as a recent UN report finds North Korea is suffering from serious food shortages and needs immediate assistance. And the US suspends efforts to retrieve war remains from North Korea, due to lack of engagement after the failed Hanoi summit.
#breaking North Korea launches at least one “unidentified” projectile from Sino-ri in Pyongbuk province at 3.30aET Thursday, according to South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). Projectile(s) flew west to east. Second test firing in less than a week.
Facing mounting global backlash, the Sultan of Brunei says his country won’t stone people to death for adultery & gay sex, claiming: “Sharia law is full of Allah's mercy and blessings” (That law & its ‘mercy and blessings’ still includes punishments like whipping and amputation) https://t.co/S47rjmzdsb