Thailand: Drag queen pushes for LGBT rights amid anti-establishment protests

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    Aunchalee Pokinwuttipob is no ordinary Thai protester. The 26-year-old drag queen stands out in the sea of black-clad demonstrators who have been staging weeks of protests against Thailand’s military and royalist establishment. Also known by her stage name Angele Anang, she is advocating for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights while joining the ongoing protests for greater democracy in the country. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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    Thailand is a Southeast Asian country. It’s known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canalside communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Nearby beach resorts include bustling Pattaya and fashionable Hua Hin.

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