Members of the LGBT community in Thailand gather in front of a bar in Bangkok in June 2016, during a vigil for victims of a shooting in a gay club in the US city of Orlando, Florida. The Thai government backed a same-sex civil partnership bill in December 2018. Photo: AFP
Members of the LGBT community in Thailand gather in front of a bar in Bangkok in June 2016, during a vigil for victims of a shooting in a gay club in the US city of Orlando, Florida. The Thai government backed a same-sex civil partnership bill in December 2018. Photo: AFP
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Letters | Three reasons Thailand is winning on same-sex rights in Asia

  • Success for the gay rights cause in Thailand lies in, as the old Chinese formula goes, the “right time, the right place, the right people”

Members of the LGBT community in Thailand gather in front of a bar in Bangkok in June 2016, during a vigil for victims of a shooting in a gay club in the US city of Orlando, Florida. The Thai government backed a same-sex civil partnership bill in December 2018. Photo: AFP
Members of the LGBT community in Thailand gather in front of a bar in Bangkok in June 2016, during a vigil for victims of a shooting in a gay club in the US city of Orlando, Florida. The Thai government backed a same-sex civil partnership bill in December 2018. Photo: AFP
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