| Legislature decides to hold two public hearings before voting
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/18/16, 12:34 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan—Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets in front of the Legislative Yuan on Thursday to protest a set of bills that would make Taiwan the first Asian government to recognize same-sex marriage. By the end of the evening, the protesters had gained a victory: The legislature decided to allow two public hearings before voting on the law.