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Thailand’s Parliament Passes Landmark Marriage Equality Bill

Thailand’s Parliament Passes Landmark Marriage Equality Bill

By Sebastian Strangio
Once the law is approved by the Senate and the King, the country will become the first in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Thai Parliament Set to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Year’s End, Official Says

Thai Parliament Set to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Year’s End, Official Says

By Sebastian Strangio
A same-sex marriage amendment has passed its first reading in the country's House of Representatives.
Southeast Asia’s Reactionaries Can Embrace Same-Sex Marriage

Southeast Asia’s Reactionaries Can Embrace Same-Sex Marriage

By David Hutt
As in the West, extending marriage rights to same-sex couples will only serve to strengthen the social fabric.

Thailand Takes Another Step Toward Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Thailand Takes Another Step Toward Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

By Sebastian Strangio
The lower house overwhelmingly passed a package of four laws that would redefine marriage as a union between any two individuals.

Thai Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Marriage Equality

Thai Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Marriage Equality

By Sebastian Strangio
If the law is passed by Parliament next month, Thailand will become the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Thailand’s New Government is Failing the LGBTQ Community

Thailand’s New Government is Failing the LGBTQ Community

By Mookdapa Yangyuenpradorn
Despite vowing respect for human rights at the U.N. General Assembly, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has been largely silent on the issue of marriage equality.

Thailand Kicks off Pride Month With Massive Parade in Bangkok

Thailand Kicks off Pride Month With Massive Parade in Bangkok

By Robin Vochelet
This year’s Pride Parade brought into the spotlight Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat, who reaffirmed his support for the country’s LGBTQ community.
Can Marriage Equality Become a Reality in Thailand?

Can Marriage Equality Become a Reality in Thailand?

By Mookdapa Yangyuenpradorn and Sippachai Kunnuwong
Recent legislative developments have raised hopes, but the Thai government could still sink the LGBTQ dream of equal rights.

Report Shines Light on Thailand’s Women Protest Leaders

Report Shines Light on Thailand’s Women Protest Leaders

By Sebastian Strangio
Young women protest leaders have connected the movement's political demands to a deeper critique of Thailand's patriarchal social norms.

The LGBT Community Joins the Thai Protests

The LGBT Community Joins the Thai Protests

By Ana Salvá
Renewed demands for equal rights from Thailand’s LGBT activists have accompanied the recent pro-democracy protests.

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