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By Anna Lawattanatrakul |
<p>A group of students held a &ldquo;student pride parade&rdquo; on 29 July by marching to the Ministry of Education to call for equal rights and protection for LGBT students</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>LGBT activists held a demonstration on Saturday (25 July) at the Democracy Monument in the name of gender equality, LGBT rights, and democracy, as well as calling the government out for their failure in handling the Covid-19 pandemic and demanding the dissolution of parliament.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Thai Cabinet yesterday (8 July) approved the Civil Partnership bill, which was proposed by the Ministry of Justice to allow for same-sex couples to register their partnership, and has submitted the bill to the House of Representatives Coordination Committee for consideration before it goes before Parliament.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Thai parliament on 2 July invited public consultation on the proposed amendments to the sections on marriage and family in the Thai Civil and Commercial Code which will allow LGBT couples to get married.</p>
By Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) |
<p>Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) vehemently condemns the illegal arrest of at least 20 pride protestors from Bahaghari (a national LGBTQI+ organisation), Children&rsquo;s Rehabilitation Center, GABRIELA and other LGBTQI+ allies on 26 June 2020 while commemorating the international pride month in Mendiola, Manila, Philippines.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Thammasat University issued an announcement on Tuesday (9 June), signed by University President Kesinee Vitoonchart, allowing students to dress according to their gender identity as well as prohibiting all staff and faculty members from discriminating against LGBT students.</p>
<p>States need to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people do not face discrimination or fear retribution for seeking healthcare amid the COVID-19 crisis, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Friday, as the UN Human Rights Office published a new guidance note for States and other stakeholders on&nbsp;<a data-saferedirecturl=";source=gmail&amp;ust=1587444734700000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEY-IbLNjicL55z_ozi2faJ14oXVw" href="" target="_blank">COVID-19 and the human rights of LGBTI people.</a>&nbsp;</p>
By UNDP Thailand |
<p>A new <a href="">study</a> by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Thailand delves into the various forms of stigma and discrimination experienced by transgender women, often resulting in violence and abuse, and barriers to accessing employment, education, health care and other social services.</p>
By 1448 For All x Prachatai |
<p>A new documentary from 1448 For All and Prachatai about LGBT families and the road towards marriage equality</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>On 31 December 2019, the Constitutional Court of Thailand decided not to accept a <a href="">petition</a> made by two LGBT couples and the Foundation for SOGI Rights and Justice (For-SOGI) on 22 November 2019, requesting the Court to rule whether the current Thai marriage law violates the 2017 Constitution.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>On Monday (2 December), the&nbsp;United Nations Development Programme&nbsp;(UNDP) launched a new study on attitudes towards LGBT people in Thailand, which found that while there is significant support for inclusive laws and policies, experiences of stigma, discrimination, violence, and exclusion remain persistent.</p>