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August 14, 2012

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding.

Image: “You Ya-ting, left, and her partner Huang Mei-yu stamp their names in front of a statue of Buddha in the prayer hall as they are married in the first Taiwan same sex Buddhist ceremonial wedding.”

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Excerpt:

The couple exchanged prayer beads and stamped seals on a marriage certificate during the ceremony at a monastery in Taoyuan County, Taiwan.

Ya-ting (30) and Mei-yu (30) are both Buddhists, and have been going out for seven years.

Inquirer Life & Style said that the women were married by a female Buddhist master, Shih Chao-hui.

Commentary:

Hurrah! About time.

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