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....

‘Members of this community should become teachers’

Dhading (Pahichan) December 8 – Teachers have said that there should be teachers from gender and sexual minority to teach the very issue in the schools. Principal of Mahendra Secondary School Dhading Achyut Aryal......

The changing minds of students

Sahas Batala/Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 28 – Urjila Shrestha and Sukanaya Sapkota, BA second year students of Mega College, completed their internship in the Blue Diamond Society which advocates for the rights of gender and......

LGBTI issues should be expanded in curriculum : Lamsal

Ambika Dahal/Kathmandu (Pahichan) July 18 – Joint Secretary at Ministry of Education Hari Lamsal has said that the issues of gender and sexual minority should be incorporated in the curriculum to end the discrimination......