[新聞試譯] 台灣同性婚姻:同性關係結合合法化

Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex unions

台灣同性婚姻:同性關係結合合法化


Taiwan’s parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage following a vote on Friday.

台灣的立法議會在本周五的議院投票後,成為第一個將同性婚姻合法化的亞洲國家。

In 2017, the island’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry.Parliament was given a two-year deadline and was required to pass the changes by 24 May.

2017 年,該島的大法官會議認定同性伴侶合法結婚的權利。立法院由決議中得到了兩年的修正死線,並要求在今年 5 月 24 日之前通過法律變更。

Lawmakers debated three different bills to legalise same-sex unions - the most progressive of which was passed.The two other bills, submitted by conservative lawmakers, refer to partnerships as “same-sex family relationships” or “same-sex unions” rather than “marriages”.

立法諸公總共討論了三種不同的方案,其中,使「同性關係結合(unions)」,這項最前衛的法案已經通過。(譯註:這裡應該是「結婚(marriage),而非單單只是「結合(unions)」。)另外兩項由保守派提出的法案,分別是稱同性關係為「同性家庭關係」或「同性結合」(而不是「婚姻」)

Hundreds of gay rights supporters gathered outside the building in the capital of Taipei to await the landmark ruling.

數百名同性權利支持者都聚集在台北的大樓外,等待最終里程碑意義的判決。