(CNN) Just before Alvin Chang's mother passed away 12 years ago, she asked Alvin's older sister to look after him.
Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, saw hundreds of thousands marching for equality on Saturday.
(WM) The Taiwanese capital held its annual LGBT Pride parade on June 28, making it one of the few places in the world to proceed with such an event in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Taiwan was the first place in Asia to legalize gay marriage, but seven million citizens voted on a referendum against it.
Gay couples in Taiwan will be able to marry under a law separate from the one authorizing marriage between a man and a woman.
(WB) A referendum on whether same-sex couples should receive marriage rights in Taiwan failed on Saturday.