Thailand

Thailand

Bangkok: The Beautiful Unknown

Thailand’s capital city is known as a cultural metropolis, scene hotspot and shopping paradise. But Bangkok offers much more: Often only a few kilometers away from the tourist streams you can find lush green nature, village idyll and forgotten temples. …

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Hottest gay beaches: Koh Samui, Thailand

Wanting to escape the European winter? Ko Samui is an island in the Gulf of Thailand about 35 kilometres from the Thai mainland. The gay friendliness of the Thais and the vibrant nightlife are just two of the reasons why the resort is so popular with gays. We introduce you to two of the most beautiful and gay friendly beaches on the island:

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Hottest gay beaches: Phuket, Thailand

Thailand is a gay Mecca in Asia. The open attitude towards homosexuality has been attracting gay tourists from all over the world for decades. Besides a trip to Bangkok you should definitely visit one of Phuket’s beaches. We have listed the most gay-attractive ones for you.

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Everything to know about LGBT travel in Thailand 

A common concern for gay traveller is whether a destination is LGBT friendly. What is the LGBT rights situations and would you need to hide your sexuality? What’s the overall attitude towards gay people and would you need to book …

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INSIDER: Bangkok

Paul Boonrungreung is the figurehead of the super cool SO/ Bangkok and knows the Thai metropolis like the back of his hand.

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Thailand launches video campaign for LGBTIQ* visitors

Go Thai Be Free – with this slogan the Thai Tourism Office (TAT) solicits LGBTIQ* visits to the country. At the same time as the travel fair Fitur was taking place in Madrid, a new video campaign has been launched last week in which gay and lesbian couples explore the diversity of the country.

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Thailand | Bangkok

Insider: Robby shows his gay Bangkok

Robby guides us around gay Bangkok today. The 29-year-old works as a personal trainer, is from the Thai capital and shows us his favorite places.

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Thailand | Ko Samui

Beneath palm trees

Once a backpackers’ paradise now a trendy destination in the Gulf of Thailand – Koh Samui offers everything you expect from a tropical island. White beaches, a lot of palm trees and a buzzing touristy centre whose main attraction are the tranny shows at Christie’s Cabaret.

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Thailand | Bangkok

5 for Bangkok

Thailand’s capital is always a safe bet for stop-over. These are the things not to be missed in Bangkok:

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El Salvador | 13.08.2020

El Salvador: Gay politician wants to make history

Erick Iván Ortiz plans to become El Salvador’s first openly gay MP. The 29-year-old from the new party Nuestro Tiempo is considered one of the most ambitious candidates for the upcoming elections in February 2021.

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12.08.2020

Tunisia: Court of Appeal confirms sodomy ruling

A Tunisian court of appeal upheld the conviction of two men found guilty of sodomy in June. The court only reduced the sentence from two to one year in prison.

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USA | 09.08.2020

USA: Judges overturn trans*hostile law – birth certificates can be changed again

The ruling of a federal district court in Idaho on Friday was a victory for queer activists. The court overturned a Republican-backed law that had caused worldwide horror with its regression. Since July 2020 it has banned transgender people in the northwestern US state from having their birth certificates adjusted.

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China | 08.08.2020

“Psychosexual Disorder” – courageous student sues publisher in China

A lesbian student of the “South China Normal University” sued the publisher of a textbook describing homosexuality as a “psychosexual disorder”. Her pseudonym XiXi was created in reference to Sisyphus and stands symbolically for her years of struggle.

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Sweden | 07.08.2020

Sweden: Pop star with Kurdish roots comes out as gay

Darin Zanyar came out to Instagram as gay. The 33-year-old is one of Sweden’s most famous pop stars – with seven number one albums. The singer with Kurdish roots has also become a role model for the Kurdish community through his courageous step.

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Poland | 07.08.2020

Poland: President Duda is sworn in – and the opposition wears rainbows

Colorful protest: With clothes and face masks in rainbow colours, the opposition yesterday, at the swearing-in of newly elected President Andrzej Duda, sent a clear signal against his queer politics – which, together with the tough election campaign, divided the country more deeply than ever.

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