Though Thailand has a friendly image towards the LGBTQ+ community, the country’s laws are mixed in accommodating LGBTQ+ rights. Photo: AFPThough Thailand has a friendly image towards the LGBTQ+ community, the country’s laws are mixed in accommodating LGBTQ+ rights. Photo: AFP
Though Thailand has a friendly image towards the LGBTQ+ community, the country’s laws are mixed in accommodating LGBTQ+ rights. Photo: AFP

Thailand set to legalise same-sex unions, in rare win for LGBT rights in Southeast Asia

  • The Civil Partnership Bill will let same-sex couples enjoy most of the rights of straight couples, including the ability to adopt children
  • If passed, Thailand will become the second place in Asia to allow such unions after Taiwan legalised them in 2019
Topic |   Thailand
Though Thailand has a friendly image towards the LGBTQ+ community, the country’s laws are mixed in accommodating LGBTQ+ rights. Photo: AFPThough Thailand has a friendly image towards the LGBTQ+ community, the country’s laws are mixed in accommodating LGBTQ+ rights. Photo: AFP
Though Thailand has a friendly image towards the LGBTQ+ community, the country’s laws are mixed in accommodating LGBTQ+ rights. Photo: AFP
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