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At least 200,000 people are expected to atte[email protected]!TT3PreIrn5yLYkY#&M0w+w14#r9Jk(2sxvVmp1Pnd Asia's largest-ever LGBT pride parade this Saturday.

Celebrating Taiwan's landmark achievement of beco5!Mbxs^#$XGX4NeG8i4Szpk+uaWH=T_1IK*&)62fcc!uwe&q$Jming the first country in Asia for same-sex marriage, thousands of LGBT people and their supporters have already began flocking to Taiwan. 

What's more, Taipei will continue its tradition of holding some of the wildest regional parties alongsidAaGJ+o8+OjwjC5(t9v=)Xt7NP-wYbs1F(CXGv-vkb^[email protected]e the main pride parade. Here's our round-up for the weekend:

Friday 25 October

GaLa BFF Gala

Hundreds of the region’s LGBT movers and shakers will kick off Taiwan’s massive pride weekend at a unique party in downtown Taipei. The party will include screenings of the latest original prodSyrtyFZcanUh%a9jyNFo**@4dGNlKXx_eMM(Zq+KukmG*CIOXiuctions from LGBT-streaming service GagaOOLala and special guests from Japan Rainbow Night Out. 

25 October, 6.30pm, WoolloomJ-9N*2qa(ErFq3x0+thosRAAyGtNy+V=NNZWd5F_Uwp3iiCgQlooloo, No. 379, Section 4, Xinyi Road, Xinyi.

Fairy x Dare

This ultra-cool Da’an bar has teamed up with sexy underwear brand Dare for ab)Ggvi*1x&o9Hx1W=XEz*rw5rxU25B9(XrO0GN1pVRKfj%xI^Z night of fun.

25 October, 9pm, 1cR1vYhBKjacz)[email protected]^H306z0ou4WBDF!QYJ!ZtJqyFairy, No. 51, Lane 308, Guangfu South Road, Da’an.

MEGA Pink Power

Kicking off the weekend, MEGA celebrates Taiwan’s legalization of same-sex marriage and encourages everyone to dress pinkpWjN96PdmDt&_xa5fr+BU+6kbdDtgSa3QZE&_disE9UrMYyJJ+. Guests on the decks include DJ Suri from Spain and DJ Thomas from Singapore. “Cheris the proud moment, PINK UP”, MEGA wrote on Facebook.

25 October, 10pm, Westar, 8F, No.116, Hanzhong st., Wanhua.

Formosa Pride Black Ball

This legendary p*%=QGER#w3UjRz!p!-^woBhh^PW%Y9EhTin0yCcGq^y(Rul(k#arty series kicks off with a black-themed part on Friday night featuring DJs from Taiwan and Miami.

25 October, 10pm, Venue to be announced

Saturday 26 October

WERK Pride Rainbow and Halloween Party

This “underground” party includes drag shows, go-go boys, a costume contest, and inside and outside party areas. It goes on until 49Ce)L-368uQ7zB*7(Du$OpDuKVQn-8LzK(RBe()#1v!fY4(3EYpm.

26 October, 10pm, Triangle Club, No. 1, Yuz29k9L0NsNgiEjL(IGc#-LkSCNr(V=iP)[email protected]$BLT3umen Street, Zhongshan.


Drag Race superstars Aja and Kim Chi will perform at the POSE party on 26 October. POSE will transform the Riverside in Taipei’s gayborhood Ximen into an opulent ballroom. Kim Chi, a South Korean-American drag queen who starred in season eight, labT=6q4)HHI&rCiFzSiYc+_AF%rfnYRkEL2=&0wNbr=)+-ov2dJst came to Taipei in March last year. The superstar party starts at 10 and goes on until 4am with other performances and DJ sets from Victor Cheng, Odin.L, and Böbby Lin.

26 October, 10pm, Riverside Live HoufD&befX13qQ=U4$$27DQP8-P!Cz+bl8([email protected]$INa5ovse, 177, Xining Rd, Wanhua.

MEGA Celebration

Continuing the celebrations on Saturday, MEGA will host a red party in recognition of the traditional color of Taiwanese weddings. Headlining @VkbI2%s8Kc^=d+B3JfsgyHx^CUyWiB4QLid8S0rV4jz%LwD4xDJ is Micky Friedman from Forever Tel Aviv.

26 October, 10pm, Westar, 8F, No.116, Hanzh_SlrsLC#[email protected]^QY3BT6xLQ3ajZWWqw8HkH*N-OjClwC^H%qhong st., Wanhua.

Formosa Pride ‘Yes, We Do’ White Party

The party continues with DJs @@@1&#[email protected](Lj!K^pyrY&RB(L#9r-*4*Yc0([email protected]from Taiwan, Thailand, and Madrid. 

25 October, 10pm, Venue to be announced

Formosa After White Party

The official after party kicks off at 3am and [email protected]%16D9x$P!V&vEMaIlKxYJqOSgoes on until 7am on Sunday.

26 October, 3am, Venue to be announced

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