PHOTO ESSAY/2020 Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade in Taipei

10/31/2020 12:11 PM
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Over 100,000 people march in Taipei LGBT pride parade

Foreign envoys join LGBT pride parade in Taipei

The Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade is entering its 18th year in 2020, and the activities held annually now on the last Saturday of October has grown into a major event in Asia highlighting gender issues.

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On Saturday, a “Rainbow Bazaar” will be opened in front of Taipei City Hall at 11:30 a.m., along with performances planned before the march begins at 2 p.m., and the event will be streamed online.

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Alternative servicemen take part in the pride parade in their uniforms. CNA photo Oct. 31, 2020
Alternative servicemen take part in the pride parade in their uniforms. CNA photo Oct. 31, 2020
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A transgender-themed parade at Taipei’s Ximending Friday evening. CNA photo Oct. 30, 2020
A transgender-themed parade at Taipei’s Ximending Friday evening. CNA photo Oct. 30, 2020

Ahead of the main event, the Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBTQ+) Hotline Association held its second transgender-themed parade at Taipei’s Ximending district Friday night to draw attention to more diversified gender roles.

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Gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei. CNA photo Oct. 30, 2020
Gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei. CNA photo Oct. 30, 2020

Nearly 1,000 people, a smaller number than last year, took part in the parade Friday, the organizers said, noting Taiwan’s tight border restrictions amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have led to reduced participation this year.

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