Rabat - Taiwan will likely become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The Taiwanese Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday, May 24 that laws prohibiting same-sex marriage go against the country’s constitution.

Taiwan Rules in Favor of Same Sex Marriage
Same-sex activists hug outside the parliament in Taipei on May 24, 2017 as they celebrate the landmark decision paving the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage.Crowds of pro-gay marriage supporters in Taiwan on May 24 cheered, hugged and wept as a top court ruled in favour of same-sex unions. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEHSAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images