Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot

(L-R) Couples Li Ying-Chien and Cynical Chick, and Marc Yuan and Shane Lin, pose for photographs after registering for same-sex marriage at the Household Registration Office in Shinyi District in Taipei, Taiwan May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

More than 360 same-sex couples married on Friday, according to government data. Image: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Yimou Lee
Reporter, Reuters
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