Thai LGBTQ activist and sex worker Sirisak Chaited at a pro-democracy rally in Chiang Mai in October. Photo: Twitter Thai LGBTQ activist and sex worker Sirisak Chaited at a pro-democracy rally in Chiang Mai in October. Photo: Twitter
Thai LGBTQ activist and sex worker Sirisak Chaited at a pro-democracy rally in Chiang Mai in October. Photo: Twitter

Thai protests inspire sex workers to break the prostitution taboo

  • Inspired by youth-led protests that have crossed one line by demanding reform of the monarchy, Thailand’s sex workers hope change is in the air
  • While the country’s massage parlours and Go-Go bars are tourist attractions, prostitution remains illegal and sex workers are vulnerable to abuse

Topic |   Protests around the world
Thai LGBTQ activist and sex worker Sirisak Chaited at a pro-democracy rally in Chiang Mai in October. Photo: Twitter Thai LGBTQ activist and sex worker Sirisak Chaited at a pro-democracy rally in Chiang Mai in October. Photo: Twitter
Thai LGBTQ activist and sex worker Sirisak Chaited at a pro-democracy rally in Chiang Mai in October. Photo: Twitter
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