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  • Massage Boy Delights

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 20 Aug 2018

    The rain falls, the Ping River rises and roads become waterlogged as we reach the peak of another rainy season in Chiang Mai. So what is there to do for horny visitors on a rainy afternoon or evening? Here the clouds have silver linings and our massage tale has a happy ending as we spill the beans on Chiang Mai’s Massage Boy delights.

  • Ram Bar 3rd Anniversary with New Show

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Aug 2018

    Ram Bar, Chaing Mai’s highly acclaimed LGBT show bar is celebrating its third anniversary on Chiang Mai’s gay soi 6 with the launch of its brand new cabaret show in a party bonanza. This is the future of RAM, come and find out more.

  • Club One Seven becomes Eight

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 16 Jul 2018

    Eight years since it opened, Club One Seven has established itself as Chiang Mai’s premier gay sauna and gay guest house. A fabulous place for gay people to meet and enjoy each other’s company in discreet and secure surroundings at a beautiful location on Chiang Mai’s Ping River. Come and enjoy their anniversary party celebrations.

  • Your LGBT group needs you

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 2 Jul 2018

    Chiang Mai LGBT Group dinner and meeting at The Pub. Following a survey of LGBT people in Chiang Mai, the group is looking to pursue new directions. Come along and have your say.

  • Gay Scene Reflections

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 27 May 2018

    Approaching June, the heat of summer is cooled by the Mango rains as we head into the rainy season. But how about the temperature of the LGBT scene? Are there still plenty of hot boys here?

  • Chiang Mai LGBT Group

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 22 May 2018

    The Chiang Mai LGBT group has been seeking a new leader since David announced he was stepping down last year. Have they finally found someone to take up the mantle?

  • Happy Songkran 2018

    Author: UK Website Admin 13 Apr 2018

    Songkran is here again, this years week of water madness starts today. This articles gives you the lowdown on Songkran in Chiang Mai

  • Thai Puan – Summertime blues

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 16 Mar 2018

    Issue 87 of Thai Puan, Thailand’s gay community magazine, is available now. It includes an article on cool ways to survive the hot summer in Chiang Mai, as well as many pictures of this month’s cute model.

  • Common Massage Boys – Gallery

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 23 Feb 2018

    Gay Massage Boys in Chiang Mai – Handsome and sexy guys in this gallery of massage boys from Common Massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Common Massage in Santitham is one of Chiang Mai’s most popular gay massage shops.

  • Innovation: Tags and Taxis

    Author: UK Website Admin 5 Feb 2018

    Recent updates to the Gay in Chiang Mai website include a simple mobile friendly directions page for each gay bar, which you can show a taxi driver. Article tags have also been expanded to provide an individual web page for each gay venue in Chiang Mai

  • Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2018

    Author: UK Website Admin 1 Feb 2018

    At this time of year Chiang Mai really lives up to its nickname of “Rose of The North” with the climate at its absolute best and flowers blooming everywhere ahead of the hot season. One of the highlights of Chiang Mai’s festival calendar is the Flower Festival which takes place this weekend (2-4th February 2018)

  • Chiang Mai LGBT Group – Event and New leader

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 23 Jan 2018

    The Chiang Mai LGBT Group is looking for a new leader after David Cartwright announced in December that he will stand down. There will be a farewell event on 28th January, and nominations or volunteers for a new leader will be most welcome.

  • Common Massage – Updated Opening Hours

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 23 Jan 2018

    Common Massage, one of Chiang Mai’s most popular gay massage shops have updated their opening times. You can now have a relaxing gay massage with one of their handsome massage boys until midnight.

  • Gay Bar and Club for Sale

    Author: BonTong 15 Jan 2018

    Prestigious Gay Bar and Club in Chiang Mai BUSINESS FOR SALE IN CHIANG MAI A unique opportunity for a gay entrepreneur to acquire one of Chiang Mai’s premier male entertainment businesses This established, well run and successful business is Located in Chiang Mai’s main gay district of Chang Puek. The business is fully licensed for […]

  • Thai Puan Magazine Issue 86

    Author: UK Website Admin 12 Jan 2018

    Issue 86 of Thai Puan, Gay Thailand’s community magazine is now available. Read it online or pick up your free copy in Chaing Mai gay bars. This issue includes an interesting article on the past and future of the gay scene in Chiang Mai, as well as plenty of unmissable eye candy in the form of Mr Tim

  • New Year in Gay Chiang Mai

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 29 Dec 2017

    New Year is fast approaching and many will be wondering where to drink away the last few hours of 2017 and even the first few of 2017. Here is a gay take on the upcoming party night and where to find an orgasmic start to 2018

  • Gay Soi 6 – High Season Arrives

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Dec 2017

    Gay Soi 6 – the heart of Chaing Mai’s gay bar scene is now Charoen Prathet Soi 6 near the night bazaar. As High season commences and the bars liven up this is the full update on the bars and gay nightlife

  • Gay Massage by Men for Men – Where to find those massage boys

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 28 Nov 2017

    With high season arriving and many gay tourists coming to Chiang Mai massage services for gay men are as popular as ever. We’ve provided an updated on the city’s gay massage shops offering massage for men by men, and where to find the best massage boys and or that that elusive happy ending.

  • Sequins and Feathers at Ram Bar

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 24 Nov 2017

    Secret Show Cabaret at Ram Bar – a gay extravaganza of Sequins, Feathers and cute boy dancers in Chiang Mai’s friendliest show bar. Show starts every night at 10 p.m. Check out our photo gallery of cute boys and fabulous costumes

  • Free Guy Club – Gay Bar and Karaoke

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 11 Nov 2017

    One time go-go bar, Free Guy Club is now a host bar with coyote boys and karaoke this rough diamond with its entertaining tai yai boys has become one of Chiang Mai’s hidden gems.

  • Gay Guide – Updated Quick reference list

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 8 Nov 2017

    Our gay guide to Chiang Mai quick reference listing has just been updated . This has all the bars, Massage and Saunas listed on a single page (PDF Format) which you can download and print. It includes addresses in Thai you can show to a Taxi driver.

  • Thai Puan Gay Community Magazine – Issue 85

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 2 Nov 2017

    Thailand’s favourite gay community magazine, Thai Puan : issue 85 out now. Plenty of coverage of gay Thailand and gay Chiangmai with pictures of sexy guys. Includes an article about modern Chiang Mai city.

  • Loy Khratong – Yee Peng ยี่เป็ง 2560

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 10 Oct 2017

    Loy Khratong or yee Peng is one of Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand’s best known festivals where candles are floated on the river and fire balloons released. Highlights include the big parade and fire work displays

  • October – Serenity and Mourning

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Oct 2017

    26 October is the funeral of Thailand’s late Monarch H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The country will be very subdued and in mourning all month with restrictions on entertainment venues. This article contains information about what to expect during the mourning period.

  • Thai Puan – Gay Magazine Issue 84

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 11 Sep 2017

    Gay Thailand’s community magazine, Thai Puan has published issue 84 for September and October 2017. Check out all the good looking guys and articles, including the options for gay retirement in Chiang Mai

  • Gay News – September 2017

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 8 Sep 2017

    It may be peak rainy season, and September is traditionally the slowest month of the year. But there is still plenty going on. Read our article to find the low down on where it’s raining men in gay Chiang Mai.

  • RayUp Café and Bar

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 6 Sep 2017

    Ray up is a new gay friendly bar by Ray of Free guy fame located in the JJ market area of Chiang Mai. Crowd is quite mixed and mainly younger Thais.

  • Soho Lounge – Coming, Going, Gone

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 28 Aug 2017

    Recently opened Soho Lounge, a re-incarnation of Chiang Mai Gay institution Soho Bar has closed permanently according to owner Shauna Pugh.

  • Luxury Accommodation near Gay Soi 6

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 16 Aug 2017

    Luxury gay accommodation by Club One Seven who have added a new off site VIP suite close to the popular gay soi 6 area and Chiang Mai night bazaar.

  • By Men for Men – Gay Massage in Chiang Mai.

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 8 Aug 2017

    Gay massage is still one of the most popular activities for gay visitors to Chiang Mai. Read our guide to services for men by men and where to find that elusive happy ending.

  • August Special Events

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 5 Aug 2017

    Special events in gay Chiang Mai for August 2017 include the reopening of Sabaidee Santitham restaurant and Ram Bar’s second anniversary “Red Carpet” party, as well as the regular naked night parties at Club One Seven

  • R.I.P Khun Ray

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Aug 2017

    Khun Ray, Patriarch of Secrets Bar and a stalwart supporter of the gay scene here in Chiang Mai, has passed away. He leaves his long time partner Oh.

  • Chiang Mai Gay News updates August 2017

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 2 Aug 2017

    All the latest news from the gay scene for LGBT in Chiang Mai, Thailand for August 2017. Its rainy season but plenty of updates with several new or updated bars and cafes,as well as a new massage shop and updated maps.

  • Gay Thai Magazine: Thai Puan

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 10 Jul 2017

    The latest issue of Thai Puan Thailand’s number one gay community magazine is now available. This issue includes a new look and feel for the magazine and an interesting article about gay Chiang Mai.

  • Seven years of Club One Seven

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 30 Jun 2017

    Club One Seven, Chiang Mai’s number one gay sauna and guest house is hosting three nights of sexy fun parties to celebrate their seventh anniversary. They have also launched a new luxury suite offering the best in gay accommodation close to the night bazaar

  • Soho Lounge – The Reincarnation

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 5 Jun 2017

    Soho Lounge is a new venture in Santitham by the former owners of Soho bar which had seemingly closed for good back in December. The new venue is both bar and Thai restaurant close to other gay venues in the area.

  • Songkran – Happy New year

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 11 Apr 2017

    Happy New Year. It’s Songkran Time again in Chiang Mai with the new year water festival about to get into full swing from 13-15 April. We provide the lowdown on the festival and some fabulous gay parties

  • Gay Thailand – Thai Puan Magazine

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Mar 2017

    Thai Puan, Gay Thailand community magazine has published issue 81 – read online or pick up your free copy in any Chiang Mai Gay Bar. This issue includes an article by David Edwards highlighting the differences between the Foreigner and Thai gay scenes in Chiang Mai

  • Updated Quick Reference Guide

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 23 Feb 2017

    We have just updated our quick reference guide to gay Chiang Mai. This has all the bars, Massage and Saunas listed on a single page (PDF Format) which you can download and print. It includes addresses in Thai you can show to a Taxi driver.

  • Chiang Mai’s last gay pride

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 21 Feb 2017

    Eight years ago today – February 21 2009. This was the darkest day in Chiang Mai’s gay history when hundreds of thugs from the UDD Red Shirt supporters physically threatened the gay pride parade participants and forced the march and celebrations to be cancelled.

  • Bar Scene Update February 2017

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 20 Feb 2017

    Gay Chiang Mai News – Bar scene update February 2017. All the news and gossip from Chiang Mai’s gay venues. What’s new, what’s popular and what’s closed. Including the latest on Gay Soi 6, the New Zanzibar, Free Guy Club and the Black Door in Santitham

  • Happy Valentines Day

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 14 Feb 2017

    Wishing our gay friends in Chiang Mai and around the world a very happy Valentines Day. May the love be with you.

  • The Chiang Mai Gay Scene- A 2017 perspective

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 2 Feb 2017

    The Chiang Mai gay scene in 2017. This article takes a look first at gay trends worldwide and then more specifically Chiang Mai to see what’s changed, what’s gone, what’s new and what is the future for gay Chiang Mai.

  • February love and parties

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 28 Jan 2017

    For full information on all the gay events and sexy fun in Chiang Mai for February 2017 check out our gay events calendar. Here are a few highlights.

  • Secrets Bar Celebrates Ten years

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 22 Jan 2017

    Popular Chiang Mai Gay Bar, Secrets Bar, celebrates its ten year anniversary on 1 February. Read about the party and some of the history of this fun place.

  • Boys from the Shan State

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 7 Jan 2017

    The latest issue (Issue 80) of Thai Puan gay community magazine provides a fascinating insight into the Shan (Tai Yai) from Burma and some background to Chiang Mai’s go-go boys. For many gay foreigners, one of Chiang Mai’s biggest attractions are the Shan Boys.

  • Going gay for 2017

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 30 Dec 2016

    New Years Eve is always one of the busiest nights of the year in Chiang Mai. Where to go and what to do – read our guide to gay countdown night events.

  • Soho goes the way of the Dodo

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Dec 2016

    Historic Chiang Mai gay bar has closed down. A Chiang Mai institution since 2004 we take a look at some of the history.

  • Club One Seven in November

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 6 Nov 2016

    Chiang Mai Gay Sauna and guest house, Club One Seven has lots of sexy entertainment in November with three nights of events for Loy Khratong as well as the regular naked nights

  • Halloween Queer and Scary

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 31 Oct 2016

    Scary Halloween greetings for tonights fancy dress event of the year. Checkout the special events in Chiang Mai’s scariest gay bars.

  • His Majesty King Bhumibol

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 16 Oct 2016

    Following the death of Thailand’s highly revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 13 October the country is going through a period of intense grief and mourning. offers their sincere condolences to the people of Thailand following the passing of their much loved king and father figure. We also offer some advice to visitors on things to consider during the mourning period.

  • Thai Puan and Chiang Mai’s Gay Soi 6

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 1 Sep 2016

    Thai Puan, Thailand’s gay community magazine has a great article on Chiang Mai’s ever more popular Gay Soi 6 in Issue 78

  • Political Situation

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 1 Aug 2016

    On Sunday, 7 August there is a referendum in Thailand to approve a new constitution. This article contains information and advice for visitors to Chiang Mai

  • Pandee Bar

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 26 Jul 2016

    Pandee bar will open on Chiang Mai’s gay soi 6 on 1 August 2016 at the Kalare Night Bazaar complex. See the updated gay soi 6 map

  • Thai Puan Magazine No 77

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 26 Jul 2016

    Thai Puan, Thailand’s gay community magazine has now released issue 77 in association with Desire. It includes an article about Chiang Mai’s gay saunas.

  • Ram Bar – One year Party

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 21 Jul 2016

    Chiang Mai’s friendliest and most popular gay bar, Ram bar is celebrating one year in its new location with an extravagant party on 5 August. This is an all ticket event with limited numbers so get your tiket from Ram bar now.

  • July News and Events

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 4 Jul 2016

    Latest news from gay Chiang Mai in July 2016 includes anniversary parties at Club One Seven, The Cabaret Show at Ram bar, major changes at Adams Apple and house of Male plus plenty of fun on gay Soi 6 as Secrets Bar becomes the coolest bar in town.

  • Three days of gay parties

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 28 Jun 2016

    Club One Seven gay sauna and guest house in Chiang Mai are celebrating their 6th anniversary with three days of fun gay parties and entertainment.

  • De Eva Pub And Restaurant

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 28 Jun 2016

    De Eva Pub and Restaurant are opening their doors with a grand opening party on 1st July 2016. De Eva is the refurbished new incarnation of the original Metro Bar, downstairs from Adam’s Apple Club.

  • G Bar

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 20 Jun 2016

    G Bar is a new venue in Chiang Mai, or more precisely, a previous venue, Golden Oldies, which has had a gay makeover with the addition of some cute boy staff.

  • Sexy Boys at Common Massage

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 30 May 2016

    Common Massage in Chiang Mai have some very cute and handsome massage boys working at their shop in the Santitham area. Check out this gallery of very attractive young guys who are waiting for you. If you want a gay massage there is something sexy here for everyone

  • Thai Puan Gay Magazine Issue 76

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 10 May 2016

    Issue 76 of Thai Puan, Thailand’s gay community magazine, is available to read online or in gay venues around Chang Mai.

  • Arthur – House of Male

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 1 May 2016

    Sad news: Arthur, the well known Australian owner of Chiang Mai institution the House of Male gay Sauna passed away on 24 April.

  • Songkran 2016

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 8 Apr 2016

    Songkran in Chaing Mai is 13 -15 April 2016. This article explains all about the Thai New Year water festival and some of the gay events and parties.

  • Gay events this month

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 17 Mar 2016

    In the coming week or so there are plenty of gay parties and events to entertain you, including plenty of raunchy gay sauna fun, gay superstars at Ram Bar and sexy superheros at Adam’s Apple Club.

  • Moving service – transport and delivery in Chiang Mai

    Author: Gay Chiangmai 21 Feb 2016

    Moving, delivery and transport in Chiang Mai – Handsome Khun Ice and his pick up truck are here to help 0932147596 For moving house or furniture, shopping or plants for your garden. Gardening services and extra help moving are also available

  • February – Gay Party Time

    Author: BonTong 1 Feb 2016

    February is gay party time in Chiang Mai with several bars having anniversary events and birthday celebrations plus Chinese New Year and Valentines day. There are plenty of regular party and show nights too.

  • Thai Puan Magazine – Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 16 Jan 2016

    Get the latest issues of Thai Puan magazine, Thailand’s best gay community magazine with lots of information and articles about gay Chiang Mai. Pick up your free copy in any Chiang Mai gay venue or read on-line.

  • Loy Khratong 2558

    Author: BonTong 24 Nov 2015

    Loy Khratong 2015 Festival in Chiang Mai. Known in northern dialect as Yee Peng this is one of Chiang Mai’s most beuatiful festivals from 24-26 November.

  • Thai Puan Magazine Issue 72

    Author: BonTong 5 Nov 2015

    Issue 72 of Thai Puan Thailand’s most popular gay community magazine is available in gay venues in Chiang Mai. Pick up your free copy or you can read it on-line.

  • Halloween

    Author: BonTong 29 Oct 2015

    Saturday night is Halloween and always a good party night in Gay Chiang Mai. Check our guide to the best parties in town

  • Club One Seven Special in October.

    Author: BonTong 11 Oct 2015

    Club One Seven Sauna is running a special student promotion for October – students enter for only 99Bt.

  • Gay Soi 6 – Map

    Author: BonTong 5 Oct 2015

    With Charoen Prathet Soi 6 at the night bazar fast becoming the new gay central in Chiang Mai, we have produced a handy map showing the location of bars in the area.

  • Thai Puan Magazine – Issue 71

    Author: BonTong 4 Oct 2015

    Issue 71 of Thai Puan, Thailand’s gay community magazine, is available in gay venues across Chiang Mai.

  • October Gay News Roundup

    Author: BonTong 2 Oct 2015

    October is here and our gay events calendar is up to date with all the regular events and parties in the coming month. Read more about the latest LGBT news from gay Chiang Mai including bars re-opening, new bars and special shows.

  • Secrets Bar Update

    Author: BonTong 19 Sep 2015

    Secrets Bar, closed since July whilst they build a brand new and smarter venue at a new location, will be re-opening soon. Construction and re-modeling are in their final stages and they hope to re-open before the end of September.

  • September events and news

    Author: BonTong 1 Sep 2015

    The Chiang Mai Gay events calendar for September 2015 is now up to date with regular and special events read the details plus all the latest news and gay bar information including Chiang Mai’s new gay Soi 6 and the effect of alcohol laws.

  • Soi 6 – the new home of gay Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 25 Aug 2015

    With several gay bars moving here Chareoprathet Soi 6 is fast becoming Chiang Mai’s new gay central attracting a new breed of more modern gay bar and sparking a new vibe in the Chiang Mai Gay scene

  • Ram Bar Renaissance

    Author: BonTong 5 Aug 2015

    Chiang Mai’s friendliest gay Bar Ram Bar, has re-opened at a new location near the night bazaar and close to other gay bars, three months after being forced to leave their old venue.

  • A gay August in Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 2 Aug 2015

    It’s August and we provide all the latest details from the gay bar scene in Chiang Mai, including what’s opened, what’s closed, what’s moving and all the latest developments down at the Night Bazaar

  • Common Massage

    Author: BonTong 31 Jul 2015

    There is a new gay massage shop recently opened in the Santitham area called Common Massage. Located on Hussadhisawee Road this new shop is convenient for visitors staying in nearby gay accommodation.

  • Gentle Hike at Huay Tung Tao Lake

    Author: BonTong 30 Jul 2015

    The next event for the Chiang Mai LGBT Group will be a gentle hike and lunch at the picturesque Huay Tung Tao Lake on Saturday 1st August 2015.

  • Secrets Bar – News Update

    Author: BonTong 26 Jul 2015

    Secrets Bar have announced that they will close at their current location on 26th July 2015. The current business has been sold and they will be re-opening a new gay venue in a location closer to the Night Bazaar in around two months time.

  • Good News – Thai Puan Magazine

    Author: BonTong 5 Jul 2015

    Thailand’s number one gay community magazine, Thai Puan has now teamed up with Bangkok magazine Desire to bring the best ever gay publication to Thailand. Issue 70 of Thai Puan for July and August 2015 is available now.

  • July update

    Author: BonTong 3 Jul 2015

    As Chiang Mai swelters under a prolonged hot season there is still life in gay Chiang Mai – Check out the events, gay parties and bar news for July 2015

  • Live Music at Soho Bar

    Author: BonTong 21 Jun 2015

    Soho Bar Chiang Mai now has live music every night with a selection of local artists providing easy listening entertainment with a variety of genres

  • Goodbye Radchada

    Author: BonTong 20 Jun 2015

    Chiang Mai’s well known Restaurant and gay Bar, Radchada Garden Cafe has closed it’s operation in Chiang Mai and is moving to Phayao. Radchada’s owner K. Note said, said, “for many years Radchada has tried hard to support the gay community in Chiang Mai, but now continuing to operate a gay orientated venue in Chiang Mai is no good.”

  • It’s June!

    Author: BonTong 2 Jun 2015

    It’s June and as the monsoon season approaches here is a round up of life in gay Chiang Mai

  • Mobile Update

    Author: BonTong 24 May 2015

    Gay in Chiang Mai has been updated with a new mobile friendly design to optimise the experience for users viewing our gay guide to Chiang Mai on their phone

  • IDAHOT – 17 May 2015

    Author: BonTong 17 May 2015

    May 17 is IDAHOT – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Bi-phobia. In recognition of IDAHOT this article gives an overview of issues surrounding discrimination and hompohobia against gay people and LGBT in Thailand, the so called gay paradise.

  • Chiang Mai Gay Scene – May update

    Author: BonTong 8 May 2015

    All the latest news from Gay Chiang Mai for May 2015. The Songkran madness is gone and the odd thunderstorm is cooling the air. We have news of a new bar opening, whilst several other businesses have closed. The Nimman area continues its meteoric rise whilst the political situation remains stable. Find out why now is a great time to visit Gay Chiang Mai

  • Thai Puan Magazine Issue 69

    Author: BonTong 7 May 2015

    Issue 69 of Thai Puan, Thailand’s number one gay and LGBT community magazine is now available online or at gay bars in Chiang Mai. It includes maps and listings for Chiang Mai gay venues and a comprehensive article about Chiang Mai’s trendy Nimman area.

  • Rammed Out

    Author: BonTong 28 Apr 2015

    Sad news today, Ram bar is closing down as the lease on their current premises is not being renewed. Farewell party on April 29. Khun Wat is busy looking for a new location and hopes to re-open soon somewhere else.

  • Phuket Pride 2015

    Author: BonTong 19 Apr 2015

    Still in the party mood after Songkran? Escape the heat of Chiang Mai for a few days and head off to Phuket for Phuket Pride 2015 this week.

  • Happy Songkran

    Author: BonTong 13 Apr 2015

    Happy Songkran – Chiang Mai’s annual mega party is with us once again – check out where all the gay fun is going down with parties happening both day time and night time there is lots going on in gay Chiang Mai.

  • New Sexy Boy Shows

    Author: BonTong 12 Apr 2015

    Adam’s Apple Club have added some new sexy shows to their nightly repertoire. Check out the picture gallery

  • Songkran 2015

    Author: BonTong 1 Apr 2015

    Songkran is coming, with less than two weeks to go to this years week of water madness this articles gives you the lowdown on Songkran in Chiang Mai

  • Plenty of Attitude for March

    Author: BonTong 11 Mar 2015

    The March issue of Thailand’s number one gay lifestyle magazine Attitude Thailand has some great looking guys on the front cover and even more inside

  • Adam’s Apple Club – the boys’ day off

    Author: BonTong 6 Mar 2015

    The Boys from Chiang Mai’s best know gay Club, Adam’s Apple Club recently had a day out to a nearby Dam to play in the water and have fun. See the photos of these handsome guys enjoying themselves.

  • Thai Puan Magazine Issue 68

    Author: BonTong 3 Mar 2015

    Thailand’s best gay community magazine Thai Puan has just produced issue 68. Pick uo your free copy at gay venues in Chiang Mai or read it online. Lot’s of interesting articles about Chiang Mai and other cities in Thailand, plus printed gay listings and maps of gay venues.

  • It’s March!

    Author: BonTong 1 Mar 2015

    March has arrived and things are hotting up in gay Chiang Mai. Although March is one of the quieter months there is still plenty to do, find up more in our gay scene update.

  • February ends with parties

    Author: BonTong 26 Feb 2015

    As cool season draws to a close and temperatures rise in Chiang Mai, February goes out with a bang. Check out our round up of events for the end of February.

  • Monkey Club

    Author: BonTong 17 Feb 2015

    Popular gay friendly Chiang Mai night Club, Monkey Club, a pioneer of the Nimmanheaminda area club scene will close its doors this month after 15 years

  • Casa Diverso

    Author: BonTong 12 Feb 2015

    Open just over a year, Casa Diverso is a great gay owned restaurant, with a mixed clientele, located in Chiang Mai’s old city. It offers both Italian and Thai food in smart modern premises with fabulous service.

  • LGBT Group Movie Night

    Author: BonTong 8 Feb 2015

    The forth event of the Chiang Mai LGBT Social Group will be a movie night showing the highly acclaimed 2014 movie “Pride”. Set in 1984 during Britains miners strike when a group of LGBT activists support the miners. The event is on 27th February.

  • Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2558

    Author: BonTong 4 Feb 2015

    At this time of year Chiang Mai really lives up to its nickname of “Rose of The North” with the climate at its absolute best and flowers blooming everywhere ahead of the hot season. One of the highlights of Chiang Mai’s festival calendar is the Flower Festival which takes place this weekend (6-8th February 2015)

  • A Busy Weekend

    Author: BonTong 3 Feb 2015

    As January became February it was all happening in Gay Chiang Mai this weekend with parties at Ram Bar, Soho Bar, Ozeed Bar, Secrets Bar, Free Guy Club and Radchada Garden Cafe. Checkout the pictures.

  • Ozeed Bar at Night Bazaar

    Author: BonTong 30 Jan 2015

    Tonight (30 January 2015) sees the opening of a new bar in Chiang Mai’s night bazaar area. Ozeed Bar is located at the rear of the original night bazaar building, upstairs on the first floor.

  • February in Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 27 Jan 2015

    Next week is February and we have updated the Chiang Mai Gay Events Calendar with all the events for February 2015 This article gives a summary of what to do in February with parties, anniversaries, the flower festival and Valentines plus all the regular events.

  • David Crisp – Six Years Ago

    Author: BonTong 22 Jan 2015

    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.

  • Upgrading at Soho Bar

    Author: BonTong 21 Jan 2015

    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.

  • Cabaret at Ram Bar

    Author: BonTong 20 Jan 2015

    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.

  • Upcoming events

    Author: BonTong 17 Jan 2015

    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.

  • Ten years of Thai Puan

    Author: BonTong 12 Jan 2015

    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.

  • Paedophile’s Dirty Laundry

    Author: BonTong 8 Jan 2015

    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

    Author: BonTong 8 Jan 2015

    Je Suis Charlie – The world would be a much better place without religion.

  • January Attitude

    Author: BonTong 8 Jan 2015

    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

  • Award Winning Websites

    Author: BonTong 5 Jan 2015

    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.

  • Shan Boys and Trafficking

    Author: The Fat Bitch 4 Jan 2015

    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

  • 2014 – A year in Gay Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 1 Jan 2015

    As we welcome in 2015, Chiang Mai Gay news takes a look at what’s happened in the last year. Enjoy our month by month reminder of the more significant happenings, changes and events in Gay Chiang Mai during 2014

  • Gay Guide Updates in 2014

    Author: The Fat Bitch 29 Dec 2014

    With too many businesses chasing an ever smaller market as gay moves into the mainstream, the gay scene in Chiang Mai is always changing. There is a high turnover in businesses open and closing here and 2014 has been no exception. In this article we take a slightly bitchy look at the comings and goings of gay businesses in 2014.

  • Male Massage in Gay Chiangmai

    Author: BonTong 27 Dec 2014

    Male Massage for Men by Men in Gay Chiang Mai – This article is an update on the Chiang Mai M2M massage scene and provides our top recommendations for where to get the best of those elusive Happy Endings down at the Old Rub and Tug.

  • Christmas is coming

    Author: BonTong 21 Dec 2014

    A light hearted and irreverent look at what is going on in Gay Chiang Mai for Christmas 2015. From traditional Christmas dinner to sexy shows and gay parties.

  • Christmas Dining

    Author: BonTong 18 Dec 2014

    Where to go for your festive stuffing Its that time of year again, when Christians celebrate Christmas and the rest of us eat and drink too much just because its a good excuse. Of course, in Chiang Mai, Christmas is not a holiday but for many, old habits die hard, so here’s a few ideas […]

  • LGBT Group Update

    Author: BonTong 13 Dec 2014

    The LGBT outside interest group of Chiang Mai Ex-Pats club holds regular meetings and social events for gays and LGBT in Chiang Mai. Find out more about recent and future meetings

  • December Attitude

    Author: BonTong 11 Dec 2014

    The December issue of gay Thai lifestyle magazine Attitude (in Thai) is available now from new stands, or you can buy Attitude magazine online

  • December Bar Update

    Author: BonTong 6 Dec 2014

    Things change fast in gay Chiang Mai, especially at the start of high season and already we have more news of happenings openings and closures. Mango has opened, Metro has closed, and there are a number of special events coming up. Also, check the latest on gay businesses for sale or rent in Chiang Mai.

  • Bar Business for Rent

    Author: BonTong 5 Dec 2014

    Great opportunity for any entrepreneur wanting to run a gay focused bar business in Chiang Mai. Metro bar, downstairs from Chiang Mai’s best known gay club Adam’s Apple Club is available to rent fully equipped, furnished and ready to go.

  • Getting hot and steamy in the cool season

    Author: BonTong 3 Dec 2014

    The Sauna and bath house scene is a popular gay attraction in Thailand. It may be cool season but Chiang Mai’s two popular gay saunas, House of Male and Club One Seven are the perfect places to go and get hot, steamy and more…

  • Popular Host Bar for Sale

    Author: BonTong 2 Dec 2014

    Popular Chiang Mai Gay host bar with show, Free Guy Club is for sale. Bargain price of 1 million Baht (Approx $31,000) for this successful and well established gay business.

  • World AIDS Day

    Author: BonTong 1 Dec 2014

    World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. In Phuket, the Phuket Loves You Club (PLU) is promoting a program promoting HIV awareness and prevention.

  • High Season Bar Update

    Author: BonTong 26 Nov 2014

    Chiang Mai Gay Bar, Gay Pub and Gay Club update for high season 2014. What’s new, what’s fun, where to go and where to meet Thai gay boys.

  • Updated Pocket Guide

    Author: BonTong 25 Nov 2014

    Our newly updated pocket guide to gay Chiang Mai has addresses for all the main gay venues in Thai. Download and print on a single page you can show to a taxi driver.

  • Gay hotels in Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 24 Nov 2014

    Where to stay in Chiang Mai is the most popular question asked by first time gay visitors. This article attempts to provide the latest answers for the 2014-15 high season.

  • Thai Puan Issue 66

    Author: BonTong 22 Nov 2014

    Gay Thailand’s best community magazine, Thai Puan gives you all the latest news about gay events, bars, clubs, pubs and saunas in gay Thailand. Issue 66 is available now. Pick up your free copy in most Chiang Mai gay bars, or read it online.

  • Boys from the Shan State

    Author: BonTong 21 Nov 2014

    Today is Shan New Year – Mai Soong Pee Mai Tai, as many of a our readers know many of the working boys in Chiang Mai are refugees from the Shan State. Indeed, some would say that the friendly Shan or Tai Yai boys are one of gay Chiang Mai’s best kept secrets. To celebrate the new year we have put together a photo gallery of your most favourite and sexy guys.

  • November Attitude

    Author: BonTong 10 Nov 2014

    The October issue of gay Thai lifestyle magazine Attitude (in Thai) is available now from new stands, or you can by Attitude magazine online

  • Halloween

    Author: BonTong 27 Oct 2014

    There’s nothing quite like a scary queen in an even scarier costume. Join in the Halloween fun at one of Chiang Mai’s several gay Halloween events.

  • Free Guy Club and Relax

    Author: BonTong 27 Oct 2014

    Popular go-go and host bar Free guy had been closed for a few weeks refurbishment. The grand re-opening will be on 31 October 2014. Meanwhile, an old favourite, the Relax gay karaoke and host bar has also re-opened after a makeover and change of management.

  • New LGBT Social Group in Chiang Mai

    Author: BonTong 11 Oct 2014

    A new LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual Transgender) Social Group has been formed in Chiang Mai as an Outside Group Activity (OGA) of the Chiang Mai ex-pats club. The objectives are to foster and develop friendships among the LGBT community. The group meets fortnightly on Thusdays with the first meeting on 23rd October at Radchada Garden Cafe

  • Huapoke at Adam’s Apple Club

    Author: BonTong 11 Oct 2014

    Last week Adam’s Apple Club, Chiang Mai’s best known gay bar and go-go show hosted a highly successful Huapoke (Lady boy) contest. Check out the pictures from this fun and popular event.

  • Attitude for October

    Author: BonTong 9 Oct 2014

    The October