While Thailand and Vietnam are currently drafting laws that would give LGBT couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, including marriage equality, Malaysia is still far behind in the advancement for civil rights.
Thailand has held the first of a series of public hearings as it works on introducing a bill to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples, and over 200 people showed up in support of the legislation.
My trip to Thailand will easily be one of the most memorable of my life. Thailand has found a way to preserve their amazing sense of culture, while leading Asia and arguably the rest of the world, with their profound acceptance of the LGBT community.
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