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Title: LGBT life in Thailand: Past, Current, and Future Situations

Dr. Priyoth Kittiteerasack is an assistant professor at the Department of Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing at Thammasat University in Thailand. He also serves as a head of the Thammasat University Research Unit in Health, Educational, and Social Equity in Sexual and Gender Diversity. He has more than 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and leadership in nursing. His research focuses on mental health disparities, especially depression and suicide, among multicultural sexual and gender minority individuals in Asia and beyond.

Join us as Dr. Kittiteerasack discusses:

  • Minority stress model and how these stressors impact LGBT mental health
  • LGBT situations in Thailand, including laws, policy, religion, social settings, gender affirmative surgery, etc. 
  • LGBT social movements in Thailand
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