Thailand

Thailand

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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Botswana | 11.06.2019

Botswana decriminalises gay sex

Botwana’s High Court decided in a historic ruling on Tuesday that homosexuality is no longer punishable in the African country.

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Singapore | 29.05.2019

Nephew of Singapore’s Prime Minister marries boyfriend

Li Huanwu and his boyfriend Heng Yirui got married in South Africa on May 24th. Congratulations! Most Singaporeans know Huanwu as the grandson of Singapores founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Li Huanwu is also the nephew of current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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Kenya | 28.05.2019

Kenya: Homosexuality remains illegal

The country in East Africa has missed an opportunity to gain a foothold in the modern age. The High Court declared last Friday that the law against homosexuality not unconstitutional.

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Brazil | 27.05.2019

Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to criminalise homophobia

It is good news for the LGBT community in Brazil for a change: Homophobia has been declared a criminal offence. Six of the eleven judges of Brazil’s Supreme Court voted to extend the country’s anti-discrimination laws. Homophobia is going to be considered a crime and will be punished with up to five years imprisonment.

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Jamaica | 20.05.2019

Jamaica wants gay tourists to feel safe

Donovon White, Jamaican Director of Tourism, has fended off accusations that Jamaica is a hostile place for gay tourists.

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Netherlands | 19.05.2019

Update: 27 European countries now have banned Steven Anderson from entering

Steven Anderson is now also banned from entering Ireland. A petition demanded appropriate steps from Ireland’s government, more than 14,000 people signed. Ireland’s justice minister, Charlie Flanagan, declared that his department wanted to ban the preacher from entering the country.

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