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Gay Rights in Thailand: Court Stops Short of Granting Marriage Equality – Bloomberg

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A court in Thailand has ruled that laws should be expanded to guarantee greater rights for lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and queer individuals but stopped short of granting marriage equality.

The Constitutional Court said the current marriage bill that only recognizes heterosexual couples is constitutional, but added the government and parliament “should draft laws that guarantee the rights for gender diverse people,” according to a statement on Wednesday. 

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A court in Thailand has ruled that laws should be expanded to guarantee greater rights for lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and queer individuals but stopped short of granting marriage equality.

The Constitutional Court said the current marriage bill that only recognizes heterosexual couples is constitutional, but added the government and parliament “should draft laws that guarantee the rights for gender diverse people,” according to a statement on Wednesday. 

Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-17/thai-constitutional-court-stops-shy-of-granting-marriage-rights