Grace Poore in the "New York Times" on Taiwan

Taiwan Shines as Beacon for Gays in Asia

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“Taiwan is an inspiration for much of Asia,” said Grace Poore, director of Asia and Pacific Island programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. “They are way ahead of their neighbors.”

"Taiwanese are really tolerant,” said Ms. Poore of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. “It’s not the kind of place where gays and lesbians have to worry about violence if they are affectionate in public.”