Belief, Culture and Activism: an Activist’s insight, by Sunil Pant in Nepal

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Dear Friends, As International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT 2017) is approaching, I wish to share a small write up based my experience during my time with Blue Diamond Society, (similar thoughts I......

It is a matter of happiness to work with LGBTI: Godar

Binod BC/Rupandehi (Pahichan) May 16 – Kher Singh Godar, a senior public health administrative officer of Rupandehi District, has said that it is a matter of happiness for him to work with gender and......

Monica creates a new history  

  Kathmandu (Pahichan) May 9 – Monica Shahi, a permanent resident of Chuha Municipality ward-2, has announced of marrying with a male having same-sex. Organizing a press conference at Reporters Club, Monica announced of......

The awakening of LGBTIs

Kathmandu (Pahichan) May 7 – Centuries have elapsed since the era of human civilization witnessed a journey this far. From sticks and stones to arms and ammunitions, we have celebrated victories, revolved around the vicious......

Gurung presses Election Commission and govt to ensure the representation of this community  

Kathmandu (Pahichan) May 5 – Gender and Sexual Minority has demanded equal rights that women, Janajati and other marginalized community are receiving in the electoral process.  A team led by Chairman of Blue Diamond Society Pinky......

How to Report Human Rights Violations Faced by LGBTIQ People to National Human Rights Institutions in South Asia

Kathmandu (Pahichan) may 4 – Six countries in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) have established a national human rights institution (NHRI), all of which include complaint mechanisms. ...

Q&A: Emily Dwyer on the humanitarian sector’s LGBTIQ blind spot

Kathmandu (Pahichan) May 3 – At the start of a recent presentation, humanitarian worker Emily Dwyer held up a copy of the Good Practice Review for disaster risk reduction. The book is several hundreds......

EC faces legal hurdles to ensure the representation of LGBTI

Kathmandu (Pahichan) May 2 – Chief  Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that EC is facing difficulties to ensure therepresentation gender and sexual minority. This is happening, according to them, as members of this community......

Meet 10 Young Australians Who Are Fighting For Marriage Equality

Kathmandu (Pahichan) April 30 – You’ve likely heard of the big names in the marriage equality campaign: Rodney Croome, Anna Brown, Alex Greenwich. But to gain overwhelming support for legalising same-sex marriage in Australia......

‘It makes me feel so ashamed of my country’: Model Jesinta Campbell says she’s ’embarrassed’ as she joins celebrities in marriage equality fight

Kathmandu (Pahichan) April 30 – She’s a model, media personality and wife of AFL star Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin. And now, Jesinta Franklin (née Campbell) has joined the fight for marriage equality, saying that she is......