“In the past, LGBT people would be afraid of coming out. But nowadays, society is more accepting and everyone is able to express themselves. I personally admire them for being confident and working the best they can. These days, society gives an equal chance to everyone,” said Nok Noi Uraiporn, leader of the Siang Isaan molam troupe.
“I’d never thought in my lifetime that there’d be a student protest in Sisaket. I see this as a hope for Thailand’s democracy,” says Pornchai Maneenil, a Sisaket human right lawyer and activist.
DonlawatNovember 24, 2020
At political rallies, Thanawit Sepsuk or “Nick Sarakham,” who is also known as “Nattawut 2,” speaks about the problems faced by people at the grassroots after he was inspired by the red-shirt protests he had attended with his parents as a child. “People at the grassroots have been seen merely as a base of resources that the central government can take away.”