American doctor offers free surgery for trans military personnel following Trump ban

Kathmandu (Pahichan) July 31 – A former Navy surgeon has announced that she will waive the fee for trans military personnel who are seeking surgery. Dr Christine McGinn, who is trans herself, has said......

Did Nepal Really Just Recognize Its First “Same-Sex Marriage”?

Sunil Babu Pant/Pant – Recently a headline appeared in the Nepali media translated as “Same-sex-marriage is registered with the help of a wife.” But the truth is a little more complicated than that. First:......

Nepal; A Rainbow Paradise

Sujan Panta/Pahichan – In 2015 When the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage; it was well-received and widely celebrated. Among the Nepalese people, solidarity with the Americans could be seen in several Social Medias suggesting......

Same-sex marriage has been registered for the first time in Nepal

Kathmandu (Pahichan) July 25 – In Dadeldhura district’s, far west of Nepal, same-sex couples (one identify as man and other is third gender) successful registered their marriage for the first time in the history of......

Giving Orientation to National Human Rights Commission Staff  

Balram Chaudhari/Morang (Pahichan) July 24 – Blue Diamond Society organized an interaction program with National Human Rights Commission – Biratnagar Chapter in Biratnagar....

Consultation on changing legal gender to be launched

Kathmandu (Pahichan) July 23 – The UK government is considering plans to make the process of changing legal gender easier. Currently, people must be diagnosed with gender dysphoria, a condition where a person’s biological......

A vote for change: Nepali voices in the first election in 20 years

    Kathmandu (Pahichan) July 22 – RELIGIOUS freedoms, transgender and minority recognition, and post-earthquake reconstruction are just some of the polarising issues raised in the recent Nepali election process taking place this year. This......

Interaction on LGBTI issues

Saptari (Pahichan) July 19 – Gender and sexual minority community has organized an interaction program with police administration. The program was organized at Rajbiraj, heaquarter of Saptari district. The program was organized at I-Garden......

Survival of Humankind and Growth of Humanity…

Sunil Babu Pant/Pahichan – After writing my last article: The Mythology of United Nations: UDHR; I must write this piece, otherwise I would do injustice to the great Human Rights Principles of our times, the Universal Declaration of Human......

How Jyotia made Indian LGBTI feel proud  

Kathmandu (Pahichan) July 17 – No one believes that a man who lives in street as a begger could become a judge. However, nothing is impossible in thw world. The LGBTI community has not......