Voters in Taiwan backed anti-gay marriage referendums Saturday in what LGBT activists said was a major blow to the island’s reputation as a rights trailblazer.

The result came at the end of a dramatic evening which saw Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen resign as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after her party suffered major defeats in key mid-term polls, a significant blow to her prospects for re-election in 2020.

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Victor van der Meer

Founder & Director of My Rainbow Net Pty. Ltd.

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