Chiang Mai Pride happened! This is probably the most important news of Thursday, February 21 stin the largest city of Northern Thailand. To celebrate the differences, to condemn the violence.
Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, and declared her queen just days before his coronation. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Dressing a certain way or public displays of affection can draw stares and lead to family turmoil. Embed from Getty Images. That makes Thailand, renowned for its more permissive attitude towards sexuality, an alluring holiday option for gay Chinese looking to cut loose away from family pressures and censorious eyes.
The race towards being the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage or civil unions continues. In Asia, there are currently no countries that have legalized same-sex marriage or civil unions. In fact, Armenia has a ban on domestic same-sex marriages.
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Thailand is advancing same-sex partnership legislation. And one of the nation's biggest industries, tourism, is paying close attention. Amid an election campaign, a measure that would give gay and lesbian couples more rights -- yet doesn't legalise same-sex marriage -- was approved by the cabinet and was headed to parliament.
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In a joint Foreign Ministry, Population and Immigration Authority, and Justice Ministry statement, officials wrote that even those two couples also failed to produce certification ascertaining that the birth mothers had surrendered custody of the children. Birth mothers also have full custody of the children, and any attempts to take a Thai baby out of the country can be construed as kidnapping. If the paperwork is submitted to the consul, Israeli passports would be issued to the babies immediately, the Israeli statement said.
Most tourists experience Bangkok in similarly boiled-down little sweet or sour bits: disarming charm, dazzling smiles, exotic temples, bustling markets, choking traffic, 5-alarm peppers, pestering touts. But poke under the polished tourist veneer and Bangkok rewards the explorer with magic moments amidst its free-for-all collision of old and new, rich and poor, the sacred and the profane. It is also a paradise for foodies, from the singular specialties of its sidewalk hawkers, to the finest cuisine from around the world served up here at stupefying low prices.