Posts tagged Thailand

Thailand’s School Rainbow

A new project created in support of queer youth is making the city of Bangkok a much more colourful place. Launched in commemoration of the 2014 International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17, the School Rainbow project "promotes the drawing of rainbows, symbolizing diversity, around school gates and other settings where youth meet," according to organizers.  As part of the project, Thai students chalked enormous rainbows in schoolyards around Bangkok "with the aim of bringing awareness to the problem of bullying," before the organizers talked about queer kids’ right to a safe education with the students.

School Rainbow: Stand up, Speak out, Stop bullying!

  

Can’t a Guy fap in Peace?

A teen’s worst nightmare comes true in a new TestBKK ad promoting STD tests. TestBKK, a Thai organization dedicated to promoting condom use and regular testing, created the ad below to show “there are more awkward things than getting tested.” Touché.

Birthday Surprise | สุขสันต์วันเกิด

  

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รีวิวอึ๋ม…ดูจบ 2 นาทีชีวิตเปลี่ยน!

There’s a new push-up bra that claims to be able to give any woman cleavage, no matter how modest her breasts. And to substantiate their vow, the Thai lingerie brand Wacoal have launched their Mood Boost-Up Bra alongside a steamy online advert in which a beautiful model blessed with a humble A-cup dances seductively around her bedroom while demonstrating the bra’s appeal but…

[18+] รีวิวอึ๋ม…ดูจบ 2 นาทีชีวิตเปลี่ยน!! [2 Minutes Life Change!]

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  • Thailand considers civil union bill; would be first country in Asia
  • It does get better for gay teens with age a new study suggests
  • Gay-hating Pope Benedict XVI is resigning at the end of February
  • Video touting ex-gay therapy was shown in some US classrooms

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These Onions…

The major goal of every advertisement on TV is, of course, to emotionally connect you with a product or cause. And apparently there’s no one being better at it than the Thai. No matter if it’s for a heath campaign like in the video below, a life insurance (those have a lot of gut-wrench potential of course, don#t watch this one, seriously) or just something as mundane as shampoo.

  

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  • Media propaganda: To avoid counting civilian deaths, U.S. president Obama
    re-defined the word "militant" to mean all military-age males in a strike zone
  • Three heavyweight committees of EU Parliament recommend to bury ACTA
  • Israeli Interior minister suggest African migrants are criminals infected with HIV
  • Sex trafficking “charities” caught making up data and stealing money
  • In ten American states guns kill more people than car accidents do
  

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