The Taiwan Parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriages following the results of a vote held on Friday!
The parliament had been provided with a two year deadline with the pressure that the decision should be made before or by 24th of may this year.
Three of the bills which were deemed most progressive was passed by the parliament!
Hundreds of gay rights supporters gathered in the rain ouside the parliament to hear the announcement being made and celebrated!
The Taiwanese govts. bill is also the only one which offers limited adoption rights.
The bill will take effect once Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wan passes it into law!