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Celebrating Taiwan's landmark achievement of becoming the first country in Asia for same-sex marriage, thoyC5y%yLEvwQM#QluBDPb7l&q3Qs_InKh%f$QpJ=+4%^Vsyt(H)usands of LGBT people and their supporters have already began flocking to Taiwan. 

What's more, Taipei will continue its tradition of holding some of the wildest regionalJ1Z$$eIS$L1xlIEbMsCnhz$37F+E+&dEIT67#jooYeytr8v*dM parties alongside the main pride parade. Here's our round-up for the weekend:

Friday 25 October

GaLa BFF Gala

Hundreds of the region’s ^&y!Jx_d&asYypm7mQl%%[email protected]$4pj50hLGBT 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 productions from LGBT-streaming service GagaOOLala and special guests from Japan Rainbow Night Out. 

25 Octobeye0+TsnUp^[email protected](vxn#w6yI)fUT6*^*[email protected]%2aeEn2Zs(x1vydr, 6.30pm, Woolloomooloo, No. 379, Section 4, Xinyi Road, Xinyi.

Saturday 26 October

Parade after Parade

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, CitizenDAWfX7s$i6qoAL)Cc4Y^K*w*qpuw%HGd(+WKpV9O8vDeg(bWkx Space, No. 198, Sec. 4, Civic Blvd., Da’an.

To Get Her

Legendary LGBT group the T*Rjv0c*F^i0#=aqZ**fnJmqBNCVoTtl0j!^rD2fqZkvEgQQP3qaiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association have organized a women-only party including pole dancing, a strip show, and world-class DJ.

26 October, 10pm, PIPE Live Music/70mOwDq*!WOm+QG7Wx&Z5z_nKBLUs5VoTl9PLxMiz(B_iry0YsRiverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng.|26 October, 10pm, PIPE Live Music/70mOwDq*!WOm+QG7Wx&Z5z_nKBLUs5VoTl9PLxMiz(B_iry0YsRiverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng.


Drag Race superstars Aja and Kim Chi will perform atzQ5ywr!D+8e7YZ9X6&xjBo5iq3%0XUYPXu61Y#T#6CHGjPGRM- the POSE party on 26 October. POSE will transform the Riverside in Taipei’s gayborhood Ximen into an opulent ballroom. 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, 10pm, RiversiPiobsCK(tn9gTnorD^OwK8&OpugUIPXFVtPx0GZwgnwBf^[email protected]de Live House, 177, Xining Rd, Wanhua.

Holly, a butch bartender from Taipei, meets Mong Lian, a karate champion visiting from Singapore. It is love at first sight but the distance between Taiwan and Singapore soon becomes their biggest obstacle.
Watch Handsome Stewardess on GagaOOLala.

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