Bangkok Pride 2023: A March Fighting For Love, Gender Equality & Diversity
From the heart of downtown Bangkok, a powerful surge of pride energy radiated through the streets of Siam, as the spirited march journeyed from the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre to Central World on June 4, 2023. This vibrant procession, spanning 1.5 kilometers and adorned in the vibrant hues of the Pride flag, served as a resounding declaration of inclusivity and acceptance.
With over 50,000 passionate participants at its core, this remarkable event became a platform to advocate for equality and celebrate the tapestry of diversity that exists within our society. As the procession moved forward, it served as a testament to the unwavering commitment of countless activists who boldly marched, their voices amplifying the urgent call for equal rights and social justice.
✊🏼Manushya Foundation will always stand with the LGBTIQ+ community, and we have been tirelessly advocating for the rights of LGBTIQ+ people in Thailand and abroad. 📷 @mickey1845 (on IG) captured these remarkable moments #WeAreManushyan ♾️ Equal Human Beings
References: Bangkok Post, Pita promises same-sex marriage at 50,000-strong Pride parade, (5 June 2023), available at: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/2585385/pita-promises-same-sex-marriage-at-50-000-strong-pride-parade Check out our work on LGBTQIA+ rights:
Lesbian Visibility Day, April 26, 2023
Informative post on Why Family Acceptance for LGBTIQ+ Youth Matters, April 25, 2023
Transgender Day of Visibility, March 31, 2023
Informative video on What It Is Like to be Southeast Asian and LGBTIQ+ in the Digital Space, March 2, 2023
Recap from 'LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-hate Speech – Experiences from Asia & Europe', December 15, 2022
#BiVisibilityDay: Let's talk about the "B" in LGBTQIA+, September 22, 2022
Raising awareness about How Representation of LGBTIQ+ Relationships in Thai Media Might Hurt Real Communities, February 15, 2022
SLAPPs target everyone, including an LGBTIQ+ Activist Threatened to be Sued for Defamation, January 13, 2022
Why We Must Support 1448: the difference between marriage equality and civil partnership, December 19, 2021
Thailand UPR III Factsheet on the Situation of LGBTIQ+ Persons, including Youth and Children, September 29, 2021
Thailand UPR III Joint Submission on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) Rights in Thailand, March 21, 2021