First ever LGBT+ ‘family meeting’ called as partner bill debated

national January 16, 2019 07:00

By The Nation

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As a draft bill that would legalise same-sex civil partnerships is being considered by the National Legislative Assembly, a “family meeting” is being held by the activist group Love United Thailand on January 19.



The LGBT+Family Meeting #1, the first of its kind held in this country, will feature top-notch speakers on a panel discussing human rights and the law.

Among them are Assoc Professor Nattavud Pimpa, a human rights academic; marriage r;esearcher Chawinroj Terapachalaphon; legal expert Chakkraphong Duangjumphon and gay-couple celebrities Luke and Tae Cassady-Dorion.

TV host Apirak Apijitchaichot will moderate.

The January 19 event is from 2pm to 5pm at All Day Hostel on Sukhumvit Soi 97. Admission is free, but donations are welcomed. No walk-ins. For more information, please see Facebook page/LoveUnitedThailand or https://bit.ly/2CfYqU0

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