Photos of a Thai man holding hands with his foreign boyfriend have gone viral.
Noparuj Kaendi and Thorsten Mid were snapped on the Bangkok Sky Train during the Songkran festival, which brings thousands of gay men from around region to the city.
The photos were met with a torrent of abuse after they were uploaded on the Facebook page of Philippine news BV Patrol on Saturday (18 April) morning.
At the time of writing, the post had nearly 17,000 likes and more than 12,000 shares.
'Foreigners are fond of pets,' wrote one commenter.