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Pride Month 2022: A complete list of LGBTQ-inspired things to see and do in Bangkok

It’s all about celebrating love, equality and diversity all throughout June.

Arpiwach Supateerawanitt
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Arpiwach Supateerawanitt
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When June comes around, cities around the world, both big and small, dress up their streets with rainbow flags to celebrate the month of Pride, and to honor the LGBTQ community.

In support of love in its varied shades and hues, we’ve rounded up all the best Pride-focused events, parties and activities throughout the month of June.

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One of Sathorn’s highlight this month includes Dome of Love, the captivating installation at the Sathorn Square building. Aimed at celebrating diversity and equality, the 25 meter-high dome is decked with an eye-poping rainbow-inspired stripe shining six vivid colors expressing the solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community and the beauty of love of all kinds.

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centralwOrld, the largest lifestyle complex in downtown Bangkok, is one of the venues that's come out and is proud to support the LGBTQ+ community with a lot of events going on from now until the end of June.

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We are now in the final stretch of celebrating pride month, and EJan finishes it big with the five-day pride event HUMANTONE 2022. Celebrate gender diversity and sexual identity proudly and loudly with loads of fun-and-inspiring activities such as talk shows, live performances, exhibitions, food stalls, and many more.

The event will be held from June 25 to June 29. A portion of the profits will also be donated to a school in Prachuap Khiri Khan. For more information: https://bit.ly/3MA6P7m.

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Leave it and Break no Hearts is the collaboration project between two Thai artists, Phaptawan Suwannakudt and Samak Kosem, presented at the 100 Tonson Foundation. 

This art project explores the beliefs in Buddhism and Mulsim of minorities in Thailand towards sexuality, religion, and ethnicity. The issues of queer Muslims are addressed by Samak, while women’s issues in the Buddhism region are reflected by Phaptawan. 

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SCG Foundation will take over the third floor of Bangkok Art & Culture Center (BACC) from June 1 to July 3 to celebrate the young spirits of Pride, with Pride Month: Pride of All Genders, the exhibition aimed at showcasing a variety of art forms created by a big horde of youthful artists. There's also a series of diversity-celebrating events like talks and discussions.

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Come and celebrate the rise of gender diversity and the LGBTQ community at the Pride Wave installation by Tinder and APCOM. Placed in front of the centralwOrld, the seven-meter-long and three-meter-high rainbow art piece will be welcoming guests to snap a cool picture with it throughout the month of Pride in June.

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LGBTQ-focused PULSE Galleries are hosting art exhibitions to celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and social well-being that showcase a variety of art formats, ranging from photography, digital art, sculptures, and lighting installations.

The PULSE Chroma 2022 series takes place at all five establishments of PULSE clinics in Silom, Asok, Phrom Phong, Ploenchit, and Phayathai.

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In the spirit of love and equality, W Bangkok will be hosting three activities dedicated to the LGBTQ community this Pride Month.

On June 3, the hotel will hold “Love Out Loud”, a panel discussion that will tackle diversity in the workplace and other pressing issues faced by the LGBTQ community in Thailand. The event will start at 16:00 and go until 23:00, with DJ sets and drag shows towards the end.

Later on in the month, on June 25, the hip establishment will host W Drag Brunch (B2,299 with free-flow soft drinks or B3,499 with free-flow alcoholic drinks) at The Kitchen Table. Enjoy more DJ sets and performances by your favorite drag queens while indulging in scrumptious comfort fare from 12:30 to 15:30. 

On the same day as the drag brunch, W Bangkok is celebrating love of all kinds at the “Wed Your Ways—Love Wins” wedding fair from 15:00 onwards. A collaboration with internationally regarded wedding planner Wonders & Weddings, the fair will introduce LGBTQ couples to suppliers and experts who can help them plan their dream wedding. Special promotions will be offered only on the day.

For more information, contact W Bangkok at 0 2344 4000 or 0 2344 4313.

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