Fun in Taiwan

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — One could be forgiven for thinking everyone in Taipei was at this weekend’s gay pride parade.

Fifty-thousand rainbow-colored revelers snaked their way through the center of the city on Saturday, waving flags and wearing costumes, together marking Asia’s largest gay and transgender parade.

But there were some glaring absences — namely, the island’s politicians, who didn’t show despite the free TV time on offer during an election season. Read more from Cain Nunns in the Global Post.

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