At the Chiang Mai Rights and Liberties Protection Department, the staff is busy compiling recommendations gathered from hearings in the northern regions of Thailand. Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren. The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights identified murder, beatings, kidnappings, rape and sexual assault against LGBT people as examples of homophobic and transphobic violence and noted that violence against LGBT people "tends to be especially vicious compared to other bias-motivated crimes". The entertainment industry accepts us with open arms because we poke fun at ourselves and make people laugh. Prior to this reform, LGBT people were exempted as suffering from a "mental disorder".
Transgender people face substantial barriers to employment, including full-time work, executive positions or promotions, according to research for the International Labour Organization.
LGBT rights in Thailand
Prior to this reform, LGBT people were exempted as suffering from a "mental disorder". Retrieved 7 June The move is seen as a milestone in efforts to improve legal rights for those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, or LGBT, community, which comprises an estimated 8 percent of the population, or about 6 million people. Gender Equality Act B. Retrieved 6 November
Gender Equality Act B. Under this law, discrimination against a male, female or "a person who has a sexual expression different from that person's original sex" is punishable by up to six months in prison and a fine of up to 20, baht. Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from January Articles containing Thai-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata. In Septemberthe Bangkok Post reported that an attempt in by Natee Teerarojjanapong, president of the Gay Political Group of Thailand, to register a marriage certificate with his male partner had been rejected. The entertainment industry accepts us with open arms because we poke fun at ourselves and make people laugh. For hotel receptionist Patipant Chuthapun, who lives with his partner in the northern city of Chiang Mai, the proposed partnership law is a welcome one.