A poll in 2006 demonstrated that three in four Taiwanese citizens thought homosexuality was acceptable.
Taiwan was the first country to host a Pride event in the Chinese-speaking world and has been held annually in Taipei since 2003.
Persistent offenders could even face being sent to a correctional facility for up to 12 months.
Dating in Taiwan is generally a lot slower than in other Asian countries with casual dating being more of an anomaly, particularly with Western men.
A beautiful and affluent nation, Taiwan has plenty of diversions for locals, business visitors and tourists, including an active and liberal sex scene.
Over the last few decade the general consensus around porn is one of acceptance though violent and illegal porn is not regarded as acceptable.