Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage

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Taiwan has today become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. Lawmakers passed the bill by 66 votes to 27, meaning that as of next week same-sex couples will be afforded the same legal rights as heterosexual couples. The news sparked massive celebrations outside the Parliament in the capital Taipei. Andrew Hilliar reports.

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