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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    Married couples only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #38 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(35.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (64.3%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #35 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(50.5%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (25.9%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #25 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(22.7%) Disagree
Agree (41.6%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #59 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(52%) Not a good place
Good place (21%)

History

Homosexual activity in Thailand

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Homosexual activity in Thailand is legal.

Current status
Since 1956
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Thailand

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Same-sex marriage in Thailand is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Jun 24, 1932
Unrecognized
Date shown is when Thailand became a constitutional monarchy. Thailand currently does not recognize gay marriages.
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Jun 24, 1932–Sep 9, 2018
Civil unions
Civil unions might be in place in September. Gay marriage will become legalized in February 2019.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Thailand

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Thailand is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Thailand, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Thailand

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Right to change legal gender in Thailand is illegal.

Current status
Since Jun 24, 1932
Illegal
Date shown is when Thailand became a constitutional monarchy. An individual who underwent sexual reassignment surgery can request their name to be changed. However, their gender on their ID can't be changed.
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LGBT discrimination in Thailand

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LGBT discrimination in Thailand is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Illegal in some contexts
The Thai Constitution (unsure which one) prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity but there are not any stand alone laws or statutes that prohibit discrimination which continues to occur.
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Jan 26, 2015–Jul 20, 2018
Illegal
Under the Revision of the Thai Criminal Code.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Thailand

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LGBT employment discrimination in Thailand is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 26, 2015
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Thailand Criminal Code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Thailand

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LGBT housing discrimination in Thailand is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 26, 2015
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the revision of Thailand Criminal Code.
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Same-sex adoption in Thailand

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Same-sex adoption in Thailand is married couples only.

Current status
Married couples only
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Jun 6, 2018–Aug 19, 2018
Married couples only
Legalization pending. It will become legal in February 2019.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Thailand

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Thailand is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2005
Legal
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Illegal
Between 1954 and 2005 homosexuality was considered a mental disorder and gay men were prohibited from serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Thailand

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Blood donations by MSMs in Thailand is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Since 1977
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Date shown is when US banned gay male blood donations.
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Conversion therapy in Thailand

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Conversion therapy in Thailand is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized in Thailand.
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Equal age of consent in Thailand

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Equal age of consent in Thailand is equal.

Current status
Since 1997
Equal
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