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October 2019

Oslo Freedom Forum in New York

October 23
The Town Hall, 123 W 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Missed the Oslo Freedom Forum in Taipei, Taiwan? Join us on October 23 for an afternoon of inspiring talks and performances featuring some of the world's bravest activists — a masterclass in the struggle for freedom around the globe. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster today. Confirmed speakers include: *Masih Alinejad, irrepressible Iranian journalist and women's rights activist founder of My Stealthy Freedom, an online movement opposed to the mandatory dress code, and the #whitewednesdays protest campaign. *Thae Yong-Ho, the highest…

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December 2019

Taiwan! Let’s Get Married (Screening/Discussion)

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Prof. Larry Tung will screen and discuss his 2018 documentary, Taiwan! Let's Get Married, and 2019 follow-up documentary, A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet. Taiwan! Let's Get Married! (2018, RT 17:44) On May 24, 2017, Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, setting a 2-year deadline for the legislature to make new or amend existing laws to make it a reality. This landmark ruling is setting the stage for the island to become the first country in Asia to…

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