‘Govt, Parliament should play a proactive role to ensure same-sex marriage’

Kathmanu (Pahichan) September 22 – Former Treasurer of Nepal Bar Association Mohan Ingnam has said that there is no need of special laws if government has willpower to legalize same-sex marriage. Speaking to Pahichan,......

‘Documentation helps to provide justice’

Bake (Pahichan) September 18 – Blue Diamond Society has asked to document the cases of violence against gender and sexual minority. Speaking at a program organized by Sahara Project in Nepalgunj, Transgender rights activist......

New Jurisprudence in Citizenship: LGBTI can change their name and identity

Madhav Dulal/Kathmandu (Pahichan) September 17 – Now, members of gender and sexual minority can receive citizenship changing their name and gender identity. The Supreme Court has prepared a full-text its verdict made on 2073......

Transgender suffering from both ordinary people and police

Kathmandu (Pahichan) September 16 – Transgender have said that they are being beaten by ordinary people as well as police. They shared their agony with Chairman of Blue Diamond Society Pinky Gurung. They said......

Stakeholders to work together to secure human rights of LGBTI

Kaski (Pahichan) September 11 – In National Consultative Meeting (NCM) held in Pokhara, there has been agreement among stakeholders to work together in the field of human rights. Lawmakers, government officials, representatives of Nepal......

NCM concludes with stanch commitments, Issues 10-point Pokhara declaration 

Kaski (Pahichan) September 10 – Lawmaker, government official and other stakeholders have concluded that no one can prevent from providing rights to gender and sexual minority. National Consultative Meeting organized by Blue Diamond Society......

Law to translate rights into reality: Gurung  

Kaski (Pahichan) September 8 – Chairman of Blue Diamond Society Pinky Gurung has said that law should be formulated to translate constitutional rights of gender and sexual minority into reality. Inaugurating two-day National Consultative......

Constitution implementation main agenda of gathering: Dhakal

Kathmandu (Pahichan) September 5 – Executive Director of Blue Diamond Society Manisha Dhakal has said that the main agenda of National Consultative gathering is related to implementation of constitution....

LGBTI community continues to suffer from social stigma

Bipana Paneru/Kaski (Pahichan) September 1 – Raju Gurung who name has been changed as Riya Gurung went to Village Council last month wearing women’s dress. Some narrow-minded people tried to harassed her calling third......

Chile legalises gay marriage and allows LGBT couples to adopt as historic new bill signed

Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet holds up a portfolio containing her signed proposal for a same-sex marriage bill at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago Esteban Felix/AP Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 31 – President Michelle Bachelet has introduced a......