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    Ruling on rape

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 10/06/2019

    » Rape always brings with it devastation -- to the victims, their families and even the public that learns of such crimes. The condemnation is loud, a cry for harsh punishment up to the penalty of death -- a solution many believe can put an end to rape.

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    Living a full life, late in life

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 07/08/2017

    » Thailand is an ageing society, as defined by the United Nations, which means a country's population consists of more than 10% elderly. Based on 2015 data from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, around 11 million Thais are over 60, which means 16% of the entire population.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Taking care of the nation's lifeblood

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 22/05/2017

    » The recent news of a planned mass resignation by state sector nurses came as a shock to society. Nobody expected it. Not even the cabinet that initially rejected the listing of over 10,000 contract nurses as civil servants, which prompted resignation threats by a network of nurses who feel they are not getting what they deserve for all the efforts they've been putting in to care for people.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Praying hope trumps hate

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 30/01/2017

    » The Thai LGBTI scene begins 2017 with news that the much-anticipated Bangkok Pride has now been postponed to the end of the year. Originally set for May, the country's first pride parade in 11 years has been pushed back out of respect for King Bhumibol's one-year mourning period. The wait goes on, unfortunately. So for now, we occupy ourselves with the daily mishaps and surprises happening around the world.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Sex education

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 11/07/2016

    » Male TV-talk-show host Wuthithorn "Woody" Milintachinda announced recently that he's married a man. The news in a way served as a long-awaited clarification given that Wuthithorn's sexual identity has always been in question. Indeed, it's received a mixed bag of reactions.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Everything's hunky Dory

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 17/06/2016

    » It's been 13 years since the world has come to know every single clownfish on the planet as Nemo. And now our favourite fish are back in this sidekick-getting-its-own-story sequel in Finding Dory.

  • LIFESTYLE

    No man's land

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 30/05/2016

    » Online clips released in Thailand this month are clear examples of how people with gender diversity can still be misinterpreted

  • TRAVEL

    Pleasure at the fairground

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 24/11/2015

    » Forget hazardous flying lanterns of the North. This Loy Krathong Festival, make your way to the old-school ngan wat, or temple fair, and while many temples around the country have put up fairgrounds to celebrate the Full Moon night of the 12th lunar month, none can beat Bangkok's oldest and most legendary ngan wat Phu Khao Thong.

  • NEWS

    A space for all

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 09/09/2014

    » In a bid to provide help, advice and medical treatment to Thailand's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens, the Faculty of Medicine at Ramathibodi Hospital has recently opened the Gender Variation Clinic at the hospital's Child and Adolescent Health Center.

  • LIFESTYLE

    In the closet -- or not

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/08/2015

    » Actress Kristen Stewart's refusal to confirm her sexuality, and a round-up of other worldwide LGBT news this month

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