Selected editorial portraits of actor, CEOs, and people in everyday life
Our interview video series — celebrating love and exploring the meaning of family in Thailand where same-sex marriage isn’t legal yet
‘To Dream The Impossible Dream’: Thai LGBTQ’s Life Journey and Self-Discovery Through Representations in Media
My selected 25 pictures to describe 2020 from the global pandemic, COVID-19 to the youth-led democracy movements in Thailand
My on-going collection of photography from 2015 to 2019 showcases documentations of Pride or similar LGBTQ public activities throughout Asia, from Manila to Taipei to the first-ever pride event in Yangon and Chiang Mai in the beginning of 2019.
The first-ever LGBTQ Pride Parade, “Chiang Mai Pride 2019” in the north of Thailand
Our 3-day festival’s highlight & interview at the first Yangon Pride 2019 in Myanmar
How do Thai-Chinese deal with big family gathering during Chinese New Year?
There was a heat discussion on the topic, “Can LGBT be a teacher in Thailand?” (LGBT เป็นครูได้หรือไม่?) on Thai social media in January 2019. THE STANDARD interviews high school and university student on their views on the topic.
The love story of two young Cambodian women, Soy Meta and Mai Sophak began with Facebook Live. They met each other and then moved to Siem Reap to start a life together as a couple. They own a beauty salon where they also live with Sophak’s younger siblings who they look after. However, their relationship is not legally recognized in Cambodia.
In July 2018, Seoul Queer Parade was held as a part of as a part of 19th Seoul Queer Culture Festival (2018 퀴어문화축제). More than 30,000 Korean LGBTQ and allies came out on streets to celebrate love, diversity and equality while living in conservative society.
Thailand’s ‘toms’ (as in tomboys) inhabit a unique place on the gender spectrum. They are girls who dress and act in a masculine way, typically sporting a uniform look of short hair, t-shirts and jeans. But toms don’t consider themselves trans or even lesbians, despite the fact that they date women (often girly ‘dees’ or other toms).
In this short documentary, we explore the world of tom culture and Thailand’s complex girl-girl relationships.
“7465” represents the hidden identify of youth that was forced from being freely expressed. Under the uniformity, they tried to be themselves as much as possible. “7465” is not just a student number sewed on their uniform, but also a fight for their own identification. ‘Young, free and being me’ is what they want to be.
In Thailand, cover dancing is viewed a gender-free activity. The dance community offers a safe space for LGBT youth to freely express themselves. Such as this group who call themselves “ITEMx”.
This short film follows ITEMx to their first tryout for the Esplanade Cover Dance Season 3 competition and the love journey between Jam and Milk, members of ITEMx.
“Mr. Pearl” is the story of Kanattsanan “Mukk” Dokput who lives true to his heart. Mukk always knows that he was born in the wrong body, so he decided to make to change. This is a journal of the transition of himself and also the society’s.
“Mr. Pearl” photography project is a project started in July 2015.
“Our relationship is like a fairytale.”
In June 2016, Ash and Ghiea join hands to be married at LGBT Mass Wedding in Quezon City, Manila. Although the same-sex marriage is not legally recognized in #Philippines yet, there were 8 couples who joined the 5th year of same-sex holy union wedding organized in Manila.