Bangkok in detail. Thailand has had a long and complex relationship with commercial sex work that persists today. Despite all its other tourist draws, it's still known as a sex tourism destination, a designation that began around the time of the Vietnam War. The industry targeted to foreigners is very visible, with multiple red-light districts in Bangkok alone, but there is also a more clandestine domestic sex industry and myriad informal channels of sex-for-hire. Prostitution is technically illegal in Thailand.
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Thai students rally for gender rights, school uniform and haircut rules in Bangkok
The nightlife in this city is world renowned and for good reason. It may not be quite as easy to hook up with girls here as some other Southeast Asian girls, but it is still pretty dang easy. You can still find lots of good Bangkok girls who have interest in having sex with or dating foreign men.
The year-old Thai cabaret dancer chats to nurses throughout the ordeal under the surgeon's knife, numbed only by local anaesthetic. Growing up in Thailand, a country with one of the largest transgender populations in the world and surgeons who have pioneered ever cheaper and quicker sex change techniques, Punlop's childhood ambition was always within reach. But the government is making it tougher for patients like Punlop to undergo the procedure, forcing them to prove they are psychologically fit to change sex. From Wednesday, anyone wanting to swap gender in Thailand must live as a woman for at least a year, take a course of female hormones, and obtain the approval of two psychiatrists. I really didn't want to go through that process, so I decided to have the operation