Meta is collaborating with a Taiwan LGBT advocacy group and a local cryptocurrency exchange to issue charity non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Oct. 29 as part of the Taiwan Pride celebration.

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Fast facts

  • Meta, Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association and ACE Exchange are set to issue 304 NFTs dubbed “[email protected]” that feature drawings of bubble tea, a signature beverage in Taiwan.
  • The project will start the minting process on Saturday with each NFT priced at 0.05 ETH (US$74.70), and the profits will be used for the operation of the LGBT non-profit organization, according to its event page.
  • Taiwan LGBT+ pride parade will take place in Taipei on Oct. 29 to celebrate its 20th edition.
  • Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage in May 2019, making it the first country in Asia to do so.

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