The defeat of a referendum on equal marriage rights for same-sex couples shows that Taiwanese society remains largely conservative, despite the significant headway the gay rights movement has made.
Taiwanese also signalled they prefer the cross-strait status quo by voting down the use of "Taiwan" as the island's name at international meets like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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