Taiwan to hold a referendum on marriage equality this Saturday
Taiwan is preparing to vote in an historic referendum for marriage equality which has the potential to change how gay marriage will be regulated in the nation.
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TAIWAN — Taiwan is preparing to vote in an historic vote on marriage equality.
On Nov. 24 voters will be asked five referendum questions on same-sex marriage.
One question, drafted by opponents to same-sex marriage, asks if voters believe marriage should be restricted to between a man and a woman.
Another question, also drafted by same-sex marriage opponents, asks if the voter agrees that education about homosexuality should not be taught in elementary and junior high school under Taiwan's Gender Equity Education Act.
Voters will be asked another question, createdby supporters of same-sex marriage, if education about homosexuality should be taught in elementary and junior high school under the Gender Equity Education Act.
Another question, drafted by same-sex marriage supporters, asks if the voter agrees to guarantee the rights of same-sex marriage couples under Taiwan's Civil Code.
And one question, drafted by same-sex marriage opponents, asks if voters agree that the rights of non-married same-sex couples who live together can be protected.
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