15 Mar Taipei (AFP) - A judgement against a gay woman who married a man because of pressure from her family has sparked criticism in Taiwan as the island moves closer to legalising same-sex marriage. 12 May Other lesbian-exclusive bars seem to come and go quickly in Taipei, but Taboo has been going strong for a number of years. On weekend nights, it's packed. Drinks are cheap (also worth noting: lots of bars in Taiwan charge a small cover for “all you can drink”), the music is good, everyone dances, and. 5 Jan Taiwan is inching closer to marriage equality, but not fast enough for some: On Thursday, the Taipei High Administrative Court rejected a lesbian couple looking to register their union. Portico Productions. The women, Jennifer Lu and Chen Ling, are the third same-sex couple to be turned down by the court.