First Same-Sex Marriages Celebrated in Taiwan After Legal Change

Taiwan saw its first same-sex marriages on May 24 as legal changes mandated by the country’s Constitutional Court came into effect.

This footage shows scenes from an event to celebrate the unions of 20 couples who got married at a civic office in Taipei.

More than 150 same-sex marriages were registered in Taiwan on May 24, the first day of legal gay marriage anywhere in Asia. Credit: Brian Cragun via Storyful