No stranger to controversy, prominent gay activist Nathee Teerarojanapong has publicly opposed - in the media and a televised debate - Chiang Mai's second pride parade happening this weekend. Fridae's Bangkok correspondent Vitaya SaengAroon reports.
A prominent gay activist in Bangkok who complained earlier this month that his application to purchase a term insurance policy was rejected solely because of his sexual orientation wants the company to categorically confirm that it does not discriminate against gays. Fridae's Bangkok correspodent Vitaya S. reports.
One of the most important key missions in having a gay pride parade is to create societal acceptance. But some Bangkok gay residents are resistant to accepting the event themselves. Fridae's Bangkok correspondent Vitaya Saeng-Aroon writes.
A popular pop star in Thailand has become embroiled in a "he said, he said" scandal after news reports revealed that he had received gifts worth over Bt7 million (US$185,000) from a wealthy businessman who appeared on a TV talk show on Wednesday night. Fridae's Bangkok columnist Vitaya Saeng-Aroon has more.
Fridae's Thai columnist, Vitaya Saeng-Aroon, shares his recent experience about asking his staunchly Buddhist mother to come out in a local paper as the mother of a gay son, and introducing her to a woman whose son came out to her after hiding it for 30 years.
Vitaya Saeng-Aroon, founder of a Bangkok-based support group for gay men to talk openly about coming out and their encounters with homophobia, shares his struggles and hopes for more men to find themselves.