Social Movements

LGBTQ Movement in Taiwan

Major Events: On May 24, 2017, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court rules that the ban of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional Read more: New York Times The News Lens Background General support for the LGBTQ community has increased a lot over the years Taiwan has the potential to be the first country in Asia to legalize same sex … Continue reading LGBTQ Movement in Taiwan

Wild Lily Student Movement

Background In 1986, the Tang-Wei movement has officially created the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). In 1988, President Chiang Jing-Kuo passed away and his then-vice president, Lee Teng-Hui took the presidential position. 1990 was the year for a new president to be elected. However, at this point, the┬áPresident and Vice President of the Republic of China … Continue reading Wild Lily Student Movement