The court ruled that Taiwan's government must make the change within two years.
Gay marriage is currently legal in only around 20 countries around the world, 13 of which are in Europe.
Hundreds of thousands have gathered to demonstrate against legalising same-sex unions.
Says the seismic shocks were divine punishment for the offence to the family and the dignity of marriage
Malcolm Turnbul is in favour of a referendum on the issue instead of a parliamentary vote
'Mexican state must prevent discrimination for any motive and ensure equal rights to all' he says
Benhur Samson says he founded the agency in response to interest from clients
Australia has been criticised by international human rights groups over its slowness to act on same-sex marriage
The law comes into force six months after the country voted to allow gay unions in a historic referendum.
Chris Woakes wary of tough Pakistan challenge ahead of first Test
England touring Pakistan would be out of this world: Ehsan Mani
Playing two spinners is a possibility in first England Test: Misbah
Pakistan has decided it will not evacuate its citizens from China to counter the threat of the fast-spreading corona virus. Do you agree with the decision?
Polls are non-scientific, reflect only the online audience and can be manipulated.
A lot is left for time to decide
We need a complete overhaul of the system
Relevant authorities unaware their lax behaviour led to nothing but destruction in Karachi
Only then can we pave the way for a better and brighter future of our children
This culture of banning serves no purpose
We must realise that in progressive societies dialogues are encouraged
As the beleaguered Daimer-Bhasha Dam becomes once again the talk of the town
The month of August, meanwhile, is also known for bringing floods
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The writer is a a Research Associate currently working at the Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII). She graduated with a degree in International Relations and Economics with a focus in International Ethics from Mount Holyoke College. She tweets at @FareehaShamim_.
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The author holds a Masters degree from NUST, Islamabad and writes about current affairs and politics.
Laila Akber Cassum: The writer is a senior instructor at Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Karachi. She has a special interest in geriatric care, critical care and teaching and learning pedagogies. Her current work is on online migration of nursing education.
Dr Saniya Sabzwari: The writer is a Fellow of the American Board of Family Medicine and an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. She has a special interest in community mental health, health education and geriatrics.
The writer has a background in strategic studies from the National Defence University, Islamabad. He has a keen interest in topics relating to political science, international affairs and security studies.
Currently based in Manila, the author specialises in corporate sustainability and sustainable development with experience working with the Pakistan Business Council. Fatima is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Masters of Science in Sustainability Management program and actively participates in the management and administration of Taj Consultant Clinics. In her spare time, Fatima spends time with its her plants, running and painting in watercolors. She has also received many awards for using her watercolor paintings for charitable work.
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