Ambassadors’ Pride Month Thai LGBTI Policy Roundtable at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence

By July 17, 2020 Learning, Newsroom

Midnight Poonkasetwattana, APCOM

On 30 June to commemorate LGBTI Pride Month our Executive Director, Midnight attended Thai LGBTI Policy Roundtable co-hosted by U.S. Ambassador Michael George DeSombre and U.K. Ambassador Brian Davidson. 

The roundtable convened leaders from Thai civil society, government, politics, and academia to discuss legal reform efforts underway to expand rights, protections, and inclusion for the LGBTI community in Thailand. 

The speakers were: 

  • Tunyawaj Kamolwongwat – Klao Klai Party
  • Chompoonut Nakornthap – Democrat Party 
  • Anjana Suvarnananda – Founder of Anjaree Foundation 
  • Ronnapoom Samakkeekarom – Thammasat University

The discussion highlighted initiatives promoting health and well-being for LGBTI persons during the coronavirus outbreak, and the policy and legal advocacy for LGBTI persons.

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