Two same-sex couples make history in Taiwan military mass wedding

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Have been married in the Taiwanese armies annual mass wedding ceremony. Same sex marriages were legalized in Taiwan last year, the first place in Asia to do so. Cindy suit Ripples Dressed in military uniforms Major Wandy and First Lieutenant Chang Hsien walk down the red carpet, holding hands with their civilian wives and were among the 188 couples who were married by the commander of the army. Nash here. Three homosexual couples registered to take part in the military's annual weddings but backed out due to social pressure. This year. There was no such pressure but rather blessings from the military and members of the public on the Army's Facebook page. The army said that including same sex couples reflected its enlightened and progressive attitude. World

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