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Demand for Thai marriage equality to hit the street at Sunday protest

A coalition of several dozen organizations will gather Sunday in downtown Bangkok to call for marriage equality after a court declared it unconstitutional.

The Rainbow Unity for Marriage Equality called upon supporters to gather at Ratchaprasong Intersection to show solidarity with and support for LGBTQ+ and gender-noncomforing people to demand the legalization of same-sex marriage in the kingdom. 

“Come and experience the atmosphere of gender justice that the Thai state has not yet given us,” wrote the Feminist’s Liberation Front. “Let’s raise the rainbow flag and free ourselves from legal limitations. Be a part of the change and stomp your feet together to change the law.”

The rally comes after the Constitution Court last week rejected a challenge to the constitutional prohibition of same-sex marriage, snuffing the hopes of marriage equality…

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