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Thailand faces LGBT pressure on marriage rights

With profile raised, group feels more legal protections still needed

LGBT activists demonstrate in Bangkok to demand the legalization of same-sex marriage.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand's blossoming gay community is generating new business opportunities, including bars and cafes.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand launched a campaign targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender visitors in 2018 that has involved roadshows in Asia, Europe and the U.S.

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