Latest News and Updates
This week marks the sixth anniversary of the senseless murder of our friend and neighbour David Crisp at his home here. A musician and teacher originally from the UK David had retired to live in Chiang Mai and was well known around the gay scene.
Soho Bar, Restaurant and Guest House, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, has established itself as one of the most preferred spots for gay Chiang Mai ex-pats and tourists to socialise. They have recently upgraded their services and facilities with the introduction of a new upstairs lounge, redesigned restaurant menu and some handsome staff.
Starting 30 January Ram bar, one of the friendliest gay bars in Chiang Mai, will be presenting a high energy Cabaret show every Friday and Saturday night. Show Time 11 p.m.
It’s mid January 2015 and the next week has many gay events in Chiang Mai: parties at Soho Bar and Adam’s Apple Club, 17 at Club One Seven and live music at The Pub’ Sunday roast.
Happy Anniversary to Thai Puan – Ten years of serving the gay community in Thailand. Issue 67 of Thailand’s best gay community magazine, Thai Puan is available now. The first issue for 2015 can be picked up for free at many gay venues in Chiang Mai. Or you can read it online.
On 8 January Thai Police Region 5 held a Press Conference announcing the arrest of a pimp allegedly supplying young boys to foreign gay paedophiles in Chiang Mai. This followed the arrest last September of a US citizen.
Je Suis Charlie – The world would be a much better place without religion.
The January issue of gay Thailand’s best gay lifestyle magazine, Attitude (in Thai) is available now from new stands, or you can buy Attitude magazine online
Gay Chiang Mai Website and graphic designers Bon Tong Productions have won a prestigious award. Several other gay businesses in Chiang Mai, for whom Bon Tong have designed websites are also award winners. 2014 has been a successful year for Bon Tong and gay Chiang Mai online.
Trafficking is an emotive subject with many facets and implications. Sometimes, certain aspects of the issue are mis-represented by those purporting to do good, but operating with hidden agendas. This article provides photographic evidence of how some Shan Boys have been trafficked and exploited in Chiang Mai