Hundreds of couples take vows after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage
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Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan took vows on Friday, the day the country's new law to legalize gay marriage went into effect.

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Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage last week. The country had long battled over the issue.

Five hundred same-sex couples registered their marriages on Friday, according to Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior, reported The Associated Press