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At least 200,000 people are expected to attend Asia's larcPU9AXy0gnSYABAQ3J(+*&qCmc)B*fcSBPNfky((1VGg)*e)PWgest-ever LGBT pride parade this Saturday.

Celebratie5rj_(V8pHVFjoduM%y%F4U2*blQ)[email protected]@ZaxNS$1ng Taiwan's landmark achievement of becoming 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 holuKhjdgzRKaGqGP_S^8q3e0$_NHq^pVlWoBE)[email protected]%ding some of the wildest regional parties alongside 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 productions from LGBT-streaming service GagaOOLala and special gueu#[email protected]@R!chBSb9wCUwpw2sts from Japan Rainbow Night Out. 

25 Octoby21aCJp%Qxybs9GFATdKrpzgtu6KasnK%xMd4La2c%ENHzQ+sTer, 6.30pm, Woolloomooloo, No. 379, Section 4, Xinyi Road, Xinyi.

Fairy x Dare

This ultra-cool Da’an ba2nc^J0tN)[email protected]_q^P**SSyhSt^6jmNp-G(uwr has teamed up with sexy underwear brand Dare for a night of fun.

25 October, 9pm, Fairy, No. 51, Lane 308, Guangfu South RumE&&exs6e!4oXmepKL6Hb#JB$(bOZsgY=wTh-8NgmdF$#=Nwzoad, Da’an.

MEGA Pink Power

Kicking off the weekend, MEGA celebrates Taiwan’s legalization of same-sex marriage and encourages everyone to dress pink. GiO!z3XFUOVzObCld)tA^9xZSjyzG5dyj#rcpa9DS9iy%QwKnViuests 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

ThiSz*9fX&WQe8Ash7A3LFw(SxYVQ=nl-FxtEmOU=oa5QkGEhMHXSs legendary party 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 “und^4&G$TNt_YWOvFeqW8aXRuwsYVsI*[email protected]erground” party includes drag shows, go-go boys, a costume contest, and inside and outside party areas. It goes on until 4pm.

26 October, 10pm, Triangle Club, No. 1, Yumen StreetBLI(H_1#00F96wh%4fX+6)WOITD*6$=GDZKKhT7WyZjOw(K*!a, Zhongshan.

POSE

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, last 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 VeNU5e+^ZxTn(nJcz3ZGC=Xiae(js=Ir=&cRAvG6-rIzPPAjL0*ictor Cheng, Odin.L, and Böbby Lin.

26 October, 10pm, Riverside Live HourK5(f(*!a05ad)-g0knWXCIXe$bc4bxxWv&E8d$8=5kJkdu5IJse, 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 DJ is Micky Friedman from !BVzwksEg=3TLJ!&r5&t1*AYNoKkJzpXOr#fM83=^x#[email protected]&$Forever Tel Aviv.

26 October, 10pm, Westar, 8F, HOh0oMRn9uEGvUyS-T0FCBAsqdXUC$IP_jcMIR3rRuyY(0GFPONo.116, Hanzhong st., Wanhua.

Formosa Pride ‘Yes, We Do’ White Party

The party continues with D$ge6DwxtG+Hxa24s+iPLBJs2ow^)y&SfhgLA9uX%Geea1WrKx4Js from Taiwan, Thailand, and Madrid. 

25 October, 10pm, Venue to be announced

Formosa After White Party

The official after party kicks off at 3a[email protected]#Xl-7XKf7te1Om and goes on until 7am on Sunday.

26 October, 3am, Venue to be announced

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