Celebrating TaiwakG6RVRqU=nqED)OrAubkNGjbxqqN*7gWQ0nNNKO3tI7Laz^43%n's landmark achievement of becoming the first country in 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 tradition of holding some of the wildest regional parties ar9Yk%YVH!XFAmvc2!1BmdtM(*)89=*-DKV+85cWp6EMWO373cUlongside 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 productions from LGBT-streaming service GagaOOLala and special guests from Japan Rainbow Night OuVL)%dm!qe9hFB&xmG#ICt&yYQwkF2G4B4-MZTPiXJEMa9DqgbRt.
25 October, 6.302)hwDnczm+hS3!fmgqIa(Ngs5Y%Sk%[email protected]pm, 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).
Le3K7iFVd+1$-pU+d+-F!4LjdreS)LngGd+J)[email protected]_gendary LGBT group the Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association have organized a women-only party including pole dancing, a strip show, and world-class DJ.
26 OJzLfBAxq*E0E5R0H4-Dsa=c+V0sSYOZ!S)Pv$0-b3o+6E8Q3qOctober, 10pm, PIPE Live Music/Riverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng.|26 OJzLfBAxq*E0E5R0H4-Dsa=c+V0sSYOZ!S)Pv$0-b3o+6E8Q3qOctober, 10pm, PIPE Live Music/Riverside Park | No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng.
Drag Race superstars Aja and Kim Chi will perform at the POSiE&YV3s5B7w#wfOP!pU)nS)QKU+Z2%9n#)kIEil+2Jz^Ncc5=yE 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, Riverside Live HoussLMf%^I!=65&)XLfN0p42ZvDlasD^[email protected]e, 177, Xining Rd, Wanhua.