Thousands of people in Thailand have taken to Bangkok streets in peaceful protest asking for reforms to the constitutional monarchy. One, in particular, a Thai Trans Activist wearing our pride flag as a cape caught a videographer’s eye featuring her multiple times. In her fearlessness, she has become the heart of the LGBT contingent.
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It is considered sedation to so much as question the authority of the Monarchy. The military enforced this by firing live ammunition in 2008 at protesters. This year the protests have been peaceful, despite random forced disappearances and arrests of leaders of the movement.
Hundreds of Thai LGBT activists and allies raised rainbow flags on Saturday evening as they called for democracy and equal rights, the latest in a series of youth protests calling for the government to step down. #Thailand #LGBTQ pic.twitter.com/yKVSI5JaoW
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