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By Prachatai |
<p>On Valentine&rsquo;s Day, activists in Bangkok and several other provinces organized activities to campaign for marriage equality, after the proposed amendments to the marriage law to allow registration of marriage regardless of gender were delayed by parliament.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Thai parliament voted yesterday (9 February 2022) to forward the marriage equality bill, proposed by Move Forward Party (MFP), to the Cabinet for consideration, delaying the bill&rsquo;s first reading.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A trip back through 2021 through 15 articles chosen by the Prachatai English editorial team.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>20 protesters and activists have been charged with violation of the Emergency Decree for participating in the <a href="https://prachatai.com/english/node/9583">28 November 2021 rally</a> at the Ratchaprasong intersection to call for marriage equality.</p>
By Anna Lawattanatrakul |
<p>Despite the Constitutional Court&#39;s ruling that only allowing marriage registration to heterosexual couple does not go against the Constitution, Thai activists are moving forward in their fight for marriage equality.&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A <a href="https://www.support1448.org/">petition</a> proposing amendments to the Civil Commercial Code to allow marriage between LGBTQ couples has gained over 100,000 signatures overnight after it was launched during Sunday night&rsquo;s demonstration (28 November).</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Thai Constitutional Court ruled yesterday (17 November) that the current Thai marriage law, which states that marriage can only be contracted between a man and a woman, does not violate the Constitution.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The gender equality activist group Feminist&rsquo;s Liberation Front Thailand staged a protest on Saturday (9 October) to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, constitutional amendments, and monarchy reform to create a democracy for all.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Constitutional Court has postponed to 14 December 2021 a hearing on a petition filed by an LGBTQ couple and the Foundation for SOGI Rights and Justice (For-SOGI) to rule whether the current Thai marriage law violates the 2017 Constitution.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Mimi, 17, is a gender equality activist who has been charged with violating the Emergency Decree and the Public Assembly Act for giving a speech during the protest at the Ratchaprasong Intersection on 25 October 2020.</p><p>Prachatai speaks to Mimi about the beginning of their activism, life after facing charges for political expression, and the importance of gender justice in the pro-democracy movement.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The student activist group Bad Student staged a protest at the Ministry of Education to call for gender equality and LGBTQ rights in the school system.</p>
By Rattanaporn Khamenkit, Anna Lawattanatrakul, and Natthaphon Panudomlak |
<p>Prachatai speaks to Mimi, a 17-year-old gender equality activist facing charges for violation of the Emergency Decree and the Public Assembly Act,&nbsp;about the beginning of their activism, life after facing charges for political expression, and the importance of gender justice in the pro-democracy movement.</p>