Politics, Taiwan, Taiwan: Culture, Society & History

Taiwanese universities appeasing Chinese insecurities is a dangerous game

Universities signed agreements, or as some universities have claimed, “documents,” to exclude sensitive topics in their courses that are offered to Chinese students. These actions have been defended as nothing more than formalities that allow Chinese students to gain the necessary paperwork to study in Taiwan. This is, however, no excuse for jeopardizing the academic […]

Read more
Taiwan

Taiwan Pride 2016

Originally posted on Chronicles of Candor:
On October 29, 2016 Taipei hosted the largest Gay Pride parade in Asia. With over 80,000 people in attendance, people gathered to show their support for the LGBTQ community while also voicing their concerns for the legalization of gay marriage. Just weeks before Pride, Jacques Picoux committed suicide by…

Read more
Taiwan

Mr. Gay Taiwan 2016

Originally posted on Chronicles of Candor:
2.3 History of Mr. Gay Taiwan Mr. Gay Taiwan was founded in 2014 by Igor Scheurkogel and Scott Leveque with the purpose of including Taiwanese candidates in the Mr. Gay World competition. The Mr. Gay World global competition brings gay men together from different regions around the world to embrace…

Read more