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Referendum: Taiwan voters say no to gay marriage

Voters in Taiwan backed an anti-gay-marriage referendum on Saturday in what LGBT activists said was a devastating blow to the island’s reputation as a rights trailblazer. The result came at the end of a dramatic evening that saw Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen resign as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after her party […]