UN: LGBTs still face discrimination

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has reported that almost 50% of LGBT people in Thailand still face discrimination at home and school in the form of being expected to conform to heteronormative values.

Speaking at the launch of the Tolerance but not Inclusion report at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand on Monday, Katri Kivioja, the programme specialist at the UNDP, said the majority of the general population (88%), especially urbanites, women and those interacting with LGBTs in social situations, have favourable attitudes towards this group of people.

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Thana Boonlert