[AP]Taiwan Gay and Lesbian Pride parade

Associated Press, Sat Oct 1, 4:44 AM ET

A Taiwanese woman distributes parade fliers during the annual gay and lesbian pride parade, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, in Taipei, Taiwan. Over 2000 gay and lesbian Taiwanese took to the streets during the third annual parade showing Taiwan’s acceptance of alternative lifestyles and activities from traditional ways of Chinese life. (AP Photo/Crystal Chiang)