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LGBTQ support brings a new flavor to Thailand politics amid protests

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Bangkok – It takes Siraphob Attohi three hours to transform from a harried student into his drag queen persona Masala Bold — a wisecracking MC, who raises calls for gender equality during Thailand’s protests for democratic reforms.A regular at Bangkok’s student-led rallies, Masala Bold’s glamorous presence and ribald jokes provide a teasing interlude between speeches from protest leaders demanding the resignation of Thailand’s prime minister and reforms to the monarchy.

But far from being simply an entertainer, theater student Siraphob — who goes by the nickname “Raptor” and identifies as male offstage — says the movement’s goals align with the LGBTQ community’s desire for gender equality.“If we can’t get real democracy in Thailand, then.

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