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An activist and a student are arguing that the ban violates their right to equality under the Basic Law, the city’s mini-constitution.
Saturday's vote shattered Taiwan's reputation as a beacon of liberalism in Asia.
Activists say homophobia and anti-LGBTQ attacks have risen since President John Magufuli’s 2015 election.
The president-elect has previously boasted of being a "proud homophobe."
The gay dating and social networking app kicked off its Kindr campaign this week.
Advocates say the country has experienced a steady rise in anti-LGBTQ discrimination in recent months.
The medically denounced practice remains a contentious topic across the globe.
Advocates warned that the sentence would increase anti-LGBTQ discrimination in the country.
President Carlos Alvarado welcomed the ruling, and said, “Our commitment to full equality remains intact."
Officials cited the presence of drag queen Conchita Wurst in their criticisms of the show.
The show's creators are reportedly looking for a queer actress to play her, too.
Despite recent social advances, violence against queer people remains high in the country.
Christie Elan-Cane may get a step closer to that goal this week.
The widely discredited practice has only been completely banned in three nations so far.
Groups say the nation is home to unlicensed rehab clinics that believe homosexuality is a mental illness.
The law has been used to "intimidate, harass, blackmail" queer people in the past.
The clients of the country's only queer-focused shelter are speaking out.