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LGBT-friendly Thailand? A Brief on School Bullying on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Thailand is often perceived by both foreigners and some of its own population as very accepting of sexual and gender diversity; however some research suggests that Thai society is “tolerant but unaccepting” toward LGBT individuals. Previous studies were conducted on school bullying in Thailand, but only anecdotal evidence revealed the presence of targeted violence toward LGBT students due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

This study aimed to fill this gap in evidence, and to identify policy and programme implications.

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