Celebrating Taiwan's landmark achievement of becoming the first country in Asia for same-sir$MPAn5jJ=SlGTF=$sFw7dDOd6!K6=Q%&JA*wsMmwv^TkwTu=ex marriage, thousands of LGBT people and their supporters have already began flocking to Taiwan.
What's more, TaplLW*^RsT(axPD)#w&HC8A@y!-$hgPK2vj#jqwnFyEGQ8WR6Ciipei will continue its tradition of holding some of the wildest regional parties alongside the main pride parade. Here's our round-up for the weekend:
Friday 25 October
Hundreds of the region’s LGBT movers and shakers will kick off Taiwan’s massive pride weekend at a unique party in downtown Taipei. The party will include screenings of the latest original produ9*G^*k3uPSiGKE(V9^@!J^&J+(CDjIl#&*rV!S6tL^^aJ#JkFVctions from LGBT-streaming service GagaOOLala and special guests from Japan Rainbow Night Out.
25ZP5Jb9i(jfex)T)-^p2VHd7k%t8)+bHl0qkRn72arZgc64$dHS October, 6.30pm, Woolloomooloo, No. 379, Section 4, Xinyi Road, Xinyi.
Saturday 26 October
Lez’s Meeting will host a party to celebrate same-sex marriage with LGBT venue WonderBar. They've invited drag queens, drag kings, and doubled the free drinks with entry (to four).
26 October, 10pm, Citizen Space, No. 198, Sed0hg*=DZr(w+s9CH7R9FE^2Xv&NhYhH7W!NipN=!IAGTp2i(nNc. 4, Civic Blvd., Da’an.
Legendary LGBT group the Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association have tKK=AfRGWD*Ehjt%-RA%B$w-sWO4ZdfC*jEzsvbvrVOo+Uj@(forganized a women-only party including pole dancing, a strip show, and world-class DJ.
26 October, 10pm, PIPf_p@(T92whEZIW=bR4M18wduOtymav2H7N)$kR+B60EwhUEgBgE Live Music/Riverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng.|26 October, 10pm, PIPf_p@(T92whEZIW=bR4M18wduOtymav2H7N)$kR+B60EwhUEgBgE Live Music/Riverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng.
Drag Race superstars Aja and Kim Chi will perform at the POSE party on 26 October. POSE will transform the Riverside in Taipei’s gayborhood Ximen into an opulent ball7B7NUdSo2LGALViugbZAMZ@)P4HC+wK&9q0O$A$LzF!B6hc@uQroom. Kim Chi, a South Korean-American drag queen who starred in season eight, last came to Taipei in March last year. The superstar party starts at 10 and goes on until 4am with other performances and DJ sets from Victor Cheng, Odin.L, and Böbby Lin.
26 October, 10p3pUay59SL5N%k4%OkFJl5mDNb1s3^yu^4VcNO84m!k@cNH1YpCm, Riverside Live House, 177, Xining Rd, Wanhua.