A Gay Thailand Travel Guide about the Gay Life in Thailand, the Thai Gay nightlife, the gay Thailand Resorts & More! Chiang Mai is often called the gay jewel of the North due to its big and diverse gay nightlife featuring several gay go -go dancing bars, few gay-friendly clubs that attract mainly gay crowds, two gay saunas. 22 Jul Most people have this idea, this perception, that Thailand is a ‘gay paradise’, that it is a very accepting and progressive country with respect to the LGBT community. The best way to explain the current attitude is that the LGBT community is often not accepted but only. 20 Oct About percent of LGBT teens in Thailand, a Buddhist-majority country, are forced to enter the monkhood to be “cured,” according to the Foundation for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights and Justice. Some are pushed into undergoing psychological treatment by their families, while others are.