​​(Courtesy: Taiwan Rainbow Civil Action Association, TWRCAA)

The 2021 Taiwan LGBT Pride will soon be held in late October this year. Due to COVID-19 concerns, this year’s parade will be an online celebration to connect people from all over the world to and continues to demonstrate interest in various issues and support for one another.

Parade theme: I (LOVE) BEING OUT

One of…

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▲ Women contribute significantly to rural area economies (Photo Credit: Gawii Chang)

In traditional farming villages, the communities are highly reliant on manual labor. Therefore, men in these communities tend to hold the major positions since they are generally considered as greater physical advantages…

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▲ Yuanli Hi Home is a local youth organization founded by Lin Hsiu Peng (first from right) and Liu Yu Yu (second from right)

Yuanli is a coastal village in central Taiwan with a population of less than 50,000. Once famed for the mass production and exportation of goods made with bulrush, Yuanli has transformed with…

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