This country will be the first in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex marriage

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10/27/2023

Prime Minister (PM) Thailand Srettha Thavisin next week will submit a bill (RUU) legalizing same-sex marriage. This move will make Thailand the first country in the region Southeast Asia which legalizes same-sex marriage. For your information, both Thavisin and his opponents promised to expand LGBTQ rights. In a post Thursday on X, formerly Twitter, Thavisin said his cabinet would discuss a marriage equality bill next week. If the cabinet gives its approval, the bill will be submitted to parliament in December, the prime minister’s spokesman told the Bangkok Post. “I see this as important so that society becomes more equal,” said Thavisin as quoted by Russia Today, Saturday (28/10/2023).

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