Homosexuality is not illegal and is increasingly recognized in Vietnam. Although same-sex marriage has not been legalized, many Vietnamese, especially young people, have adopted a more positive attitude towards gays and lesbians, with more and more people willing to admit they are gay. gay people. In fact, a number of films on this subject made by Vietnamese domestic producers have won major international awards and prizes.
Just like some other Asian countries, Vietnamese men usually wear pink and that should not be confused with men. In general, most clothing is acceptable but men should avoid tight clothing and makeup.
City dwellers tend to be more open to sexual orientation and most gay-friendly bars and clubs are located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. You’re sure to find the addresses of those lively places on Lonely Planet’s guidebooks. Some suggestions might be Golden Cock and Apocalypse Now bar in Hanoi and Q bar in HCMC.