BEIJING — Limiting marriage to a relationship between a person and a lady will stay China’s appropriate position, a parliament spokesman stated on Wednesday, governing down following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex wedding, despite stress from activists.
Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill in May that endorsed same-sex marriage, after several years of hot debate over wedding equality which has split the self-ruled and island that is democratic.
Asia, which claims Taiwan as the territory, includes a thriving homosexual scene in major urban centers, but there’s been little indication the ruling Communist Party will legalize same-sex wedding.
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Expected at a news briefing whether Asia would legalize marriage that is same-sex Zang Tiewei, spokesman for parliament’s legal affairs payment, stated Chinese legislation only allowed for marriage between one guy and another girl.
“This rule matches our country’s national condition and historic and social traditions,” he said.