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Celebrating Taiwan's landmark achievement of becoming the first country inifxz-augH8!Hn89_LZB*J*3IK8*$kQz!osR9I$=xaHT&xc%o-* Asia for same-sex marriage, thousands of LGBT people and their supporters have already began flocking to Taiwan. 

What's more, Taipei will continue its trVYed-=cTcQOAbFa3J=!z4aJm!NIB$E-3&UDUBbp%vOEqqF_FLBadition of holding some of the wildest regional 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 LGBT movers and shakers will kick off Taiwan’s massive pride weekend at a un[email protected][email protected]_26LqCKoKr+waz699Vique 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 October, 6.30pm, WoolloomooloTw&q=mu)UyUJNLgM&aLGYLFiEj^[email protected]%(E(xtSxE#eCVaLK7o, 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, 10R-iOxY-p%*a5b(cYMc-LDDXZoE*q*[email protected]@tG0pm, Citizen Space, No. 198, Sec. 4, Civic Blvd., Da’an.

To Get Her

Legendary LGBT group thfi*8v4J^@LGjt_P=f6Pg2x#raUfALNBK+I71aAUv=2d_EBwedWe Taiwan 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/Riverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan [email protected]&-KqAe*9j0sWUECLMVgtO$m_^DAEI&x6JR=J0&6mLdLVSt, Zhongzheng.|26 October, 10pm, PIPE Live Music/Riverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan [email protected]&-KqAe*9j0sWUECLMVgtO$m_^DAEI&x6JR=J0&6mLdLVSt, 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 ballroom. Kim Chi, a South Korean-American drag queen who starred in season eight, last ca%xORZ38dso)3rOqp6=CIvNF6970MEPLNFZkQQvjNA5gK5I-B00me 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, Riverside [email protected]Live House, 177, Xining Rd, Wanhua.

"Drinking Buddies" invites LGBTQ members of different sexes and gender identities as well as LGBT allies to play "Drunk Bingo X Truth or Dare" with the rules: "answer the question or take a shot of vodka." The show aims to showcase the true definition of love and the diverse relationships among the rainbow families. Love will not change simply because of one's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Watch Drinking Buddies Season 2 now on GagaOOLala.

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