A Chinese tourist frolics with a cabaret performer at ZAG, a gay bar in Thailand’s southern tourist destination of Phuket. Photo: AFP

Land of lady boys? Thailand is not the LGBTI paradise it appears

Sexual minorities in the Land of Smiles face discrimination in education, work and their love lives, though attitudes – and the law – are beginning to change

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A Chinese tourist frolics with a cabaret performer at ZAG, a gay bar in Thailand’s southern tourist destination of Phuket. Photo: AFP
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