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Yangon Pride Boat Parade at Botahtaung Jetty

Yangon Pride celebrated its first ever boat party DJ Mike, DJ BAYTHAR & DJ Mr.Y in the house on last Saturday, 26 January 2019. Photos by Kyaw Hlaing.

Yangon Pride 2019

From the 25th until the 27th January, and then again from 1st until the 3rd February, Yangon Pride will be taking over the city in a celebration of Myanmar’s only LGBTIQ festival.

LGBT community welcomes charitable Yangon café

In a progressive trend, LGBT-themed bars and cafes have popped up around Southeast Asia over the years—and now Myanmar has its very own. My Place café in Yangon’s Tamwe Township has steadily become a hub...

Mandalay set for second &PROUD LGBT Film Festival

&PROUD Mandalay LGBT Film Festival returns for the second year in March with a series of art and cultural events celebrating love and diversity. The festival will bring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender films,...

&Proud LGBT festival returns for second week

After the big success of the &Proud festival at Thakin Mya Park, the organizers are returning this weekend with more activities from Feb 1-3 at the French Institute. One of the festival organizers, Sai Maung...

&Proud Film Festival to shine light on Myanmar LGBT

The fourth &Proud Yangon LGBT Film Festival takes place from Jan 27-Feb 4 at Thakin Mya Park and the French Institute. Colors Rainbow, Abadi Art, and YG Events founded &Proud, a Yangon-based initiative that organizes...

Fab &PROUD @ Thakin Mya Park

Fab &PROUD Yangon LGBT Film Festival is back and with two amazing weekends of films, performances, debates, parties and all you beautiful people. Photos taken by Leo Jackson

&Proud Yangon LGBT Film Festival

Great news! Yangon's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Film Festival is coming!! The Yangon LGBT film festival will celebrate the breadth and diversity of Asian LGBT lives. Focusing on films from South East Asia, the...