Thailand Is A Highly Tolerant Country Where Sexual Preference Is Regarded As A Personal Choice When It Comes To Homosexuality. Gays, Lesbians And Transsexuals Are All Accepted As Part Of The Thai Way, Inspired By The Teachings Of Buddhism. Gay Harassment Is Virtually Non-existent.
Thai People - Both Gay And Straight - Are Also Known For Their Sweet, Friendly And Polite Natures. All Of This Have Contributed To Making Thailand A Prime Gay Tourist Destination, With Bangkok Often Being Dubbed As The Gay Capital Of Asia.
To Celebrate This Diversity And Freedom, Gay Pride Events Are Held Annually In The Three Major Tourist Destinations: Bangkok, Pattaya And Phuket. The First Bangkok Gay Festival Was Organized In The Silom And Surawong Area In 1999.
The Inaugural Event Was The First Of Its Kind In Southeast Asia, With Participants Dressed In Extravagant, Over-the-top And Flamboyant Costumes, Cheered On By Thousands Of Spectators. The Lavish Parade And Decorated Floats Attracted Both Local And International Crowds. Definitely A Feast For The Eyes, Bangkok Gay Pride Usually Takes Place In Late October Or Early November In The Silom Area. Make Sure You're Close To The Action; Staying In Hotels Around The Silom Area Will Guarantee You A Front Seat!
Bangkok Gay Nightlife Is As Fun, Exciting And Wild As The Straight Scene (if Not More). Wide-ranging Gay Venues In Bangkok Offer Everything From Gay-friendly Hotels And Guest Houses To Pubs, Clubs, Bars, Karaoke Venues, Ladyboy Cabarets, Go-go Bars, Massage Parlors And Saunas.
What’s fun without drinks?
Fun has always been livelier associated with drinks may it be alcoholic or non-alcoholic. And there is one place at far end of Soi 4 that serves an excellent selection of drinks.
Boutique Bas Bar is an award-winning cocktail...
Embrace yourself for a night of unmitigated entertainment and amusement in RCA’s stand alone gay night club. Club Castro draws in crowds of not just gay men, but also straight males and female spectators, as it is accepting of people from all sexual orientations...
The grand dame of gay Bangkok clubbing just never seems to get old.
Packed to the point of making dancing near impossible on weekends, DJ Station has come to define Thailand’s gay nightlife for many visitors.
A welcome alternative to Soi 2, G.O.D provides an even harder, more intense clubbing experience.
The acronym stands for Guys on Display, which could either be you, with your shirt off on the dancefloor, or any of the four muscled h...
Maxis Bar and Restaurant is a stylish bar and restaurant located in 38/1-2 Soi Pratuchai Surawong 4 Road, Bangkok. It is a great and comfortable place to relax, dine and drink after a busy day. This bar opens at 6pm – 2am. It serves special Thai and Western cuis...
Telephone Bar is a central hotspot for a great alternative night of food, drinks, and karaoke. Located on Patpong Soi 4, you will find telephone about halfway down on the left hand side. It is located just a short distance from Sala Deang BTS station, and is about a 1...
The Stranger Bar
The Stranger Bar is a great place to meet and make new friends. Located in Patpong Soi 4, The Stranger offers a cozy little location down on the left hand side before Telephone. Just minutes from Sala Deang BTS, The Stranger offers a secluded place to make new friends...
While there are lots of gay bars found in Bangkok, the first and only bar opened in the middle of 2006 was established for lesbians along the street of Royal City Avenue (RCA) – Zeta Bar.
This is a strictly for women ...