Yu Mei-nu

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Yiou Mei-nue

尤美女
Yu Mei-nu.jpg
Member of the Legislative Yuan
Assumed office
1 February 2012
ConstituencyRepublic of China
Personal details
Born (1955-01-28) 28 January 1955 (age 64)
Changhua City, Changhua County, Taiwan
NationalityTaiwanese
Political partyDemocratic Progressive Party
Spouse(s)Remington Huang
Alma materNational Taiwan University
Occupationpolitician
Professionlawyer

Yiou Mei-nue (Chinese: 尤美女; pinyin: Yóu Měinǚ; born 28 January 1955) is a Taiwanese politician. A member of the Democratic Progressive Party, she has served in the Legislative Yuan since 2012.

Education[edit]

Yiu obtained her master's degree in law from National Taiwan University.[1]

Political career[edit]

Yiou is a staunch supporter for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Taiwan,[2] and known for her advocacy of women's rights.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Yiou is married to Remington Huang.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ly.gov.tw/en/03_leg/legIntro.action?lgno=00007&stage=9
  2. ^ Nylander, Johan (3 July 2016). "Could Taiwan be first in Asia with same-sex marriage?". CNN.com. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  3. ^ Chung, Oscar (1 May 2016). "New Path for Parliament". Taiwan Today. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  4. ^ Chen, Wei-han (20 October 2016). "Grand justice nominee promises judicial reform". Taipei Times. Retrieved 20 October 2016.