Transwoman openly attending HSEB examination

Kathmandu (Pahichan) April 22 – Rukshana Kapali, 18 years old open transgender woman from Yala(Patan), Lalitpur is attending HSEB examination this year. The exam starts from tomorrow 10th Baisakh. It is the last batch......

WHERE SEX EDUCATION FAILS QUEER STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA

Kathmandu/Pahichan – SEX education is accessible for many young people in Australia. Whether it’s via a condom and a banana in the classroom, an uncomfortable but necessary conversation between a parent and their child, or......

Victorian senior school students able to nominate gender as ‘X’

Kathmandu (Pahichan) March 22 – LGBTI advocates praise move after trans or gender diverse students complained of being misgendered by education authority...

Why LGBTQ inclusivity still matters in higher education

Kathmandu (Pahichan) March 17 – If you don’t identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, asexual, pansexual, queer or questioning, the chances are you almost certainly know someone who does – it might be a......

Betsy DeVos met with transgender students & their parents, but was she moved?

MARIA DANILOVA/WASHINGTON (Pahichan) March 11 — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos watched a transgender girl eat apple sauce and draw and listened to another student’s emotional story of feeling marginalized at school, as activists pressed......

Orientation to students on LGBTI issues  

Kailali (Pahichan) March 7 – Dhangadi Chapter of Blue Diamond Society has provided orientation to the students about the behaviors and reality of gender and sexual minority. The program was attended by more than......

In a first, transgenders will appear in Bihar board exams

Ruchir Kumar/Pahichan – This Valentine Day will be special for transgenders. For the first time, around 10 transgenders will write the Class 12 (intermediate) examinations of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), beginning February 14, using......

We will continue support to this community: Ghimire

Kathmandu (Pahichan) February 3 – General Secretary of Nepal Student Union Sadhana Ghimire has said that they are providing support to transgender which will be continued in the future as well.  Speaking to Pahichan,......

School level education should accommodate transgender issues : Timalsena

Kathmandu (Pahichan) January  9 – Former Joint General Secretary of Nepal Student Union Baldev Timalsena has said that there is a need of providing education from the school level to educate about this community.......

India opens first school for transgender pupils

India (Pahichan) January 1 – A residential school for transgender people has been opened in the Indian city of Kochi, to help adults who dropped out of school finish their education....