Thailand could be the first Southeast Asian country to permit same-sex unions—while not explicitly condoning LGBTQ marriage—as a Cabinet-approved bill heads to parliament for legalization. Though the bill doesn’t endorse same-sex marriage, it allows same-sex couples to adopt children and merge finances, including inheritances. “This is an important step for Thailand in creating equality for everyone and guaranteeing rights for same-sex couples to start a family,” Rachada Dhnadirek, a spokesperson for the Thai government told Bloomberg.
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Source: Thailand could become 2nd Asian Country To Legalize Same-Sex Unions