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......

New Education Policy: Sexual orientation cannot be a matter of abuse

India (Pahichan) July 8 – As the ministry of human resource development pores over the undisclosed contents of the TSR Subramanian report to draft the New Education Policy (NEP), it would do well to......

Orientation for grade 10 students

Rupandehi (Pahichan) June 27 – District Development Committee of Rupandehi has provided assistances for conducting the orientations on gender and sexual minority. Mono Supporting Maypl Group has organized three-day orientation programs at three schools......

Teachers lack LGBTI component of curricula

Kathmandu (Pahichan) June 23 – Generally it is believed that teachers know basic knowledge regarding national and foreign issues. Children also think that their teacher know everything. There are some truths in this assumption.......

No facilities to encourage transgender students

Shradha Chettri and Heena Kausar/June 10 – Delhi University is transgender friendly but only on the application form. For the second year, the premier university is accepting applications under the ‘other’ gender category but apart......

Social work students keen to know about LGBTI

Anuska Bhujel/Sunsari (Pahichan) April 10 – Social Work students of Namuna College, Sunsari visited the branch office of Blue Diamond Society located at Ithari. They came to office to know about homosexual and transgender.......

Interaction between BSW students and BDS representatives

Kathmandu (Pahichan) April 3 – Around 100 students of Bachelor Social Works of Herald International College were assembled at Blue Diamond Society after knowing that there is existence of transgender in the society along......