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......

APF-UNDP global conference brought together more than 100 experts to discuss the progress and challenges in securing equality for LGBTI people.

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 30 – Ten years on from the adoption of the Yogyakarta Principles – a landmark document setting out the human rights of all persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity – an......

Understanding of avoiding abusive words

Kavre (Pahichan) August 29 – There has been an understanding in Phalete of Kavrepalnchwok District not to use abuse words to transgender such as Hijra and Chhakaa . Blue Diamond Society and local people......

Trump signs directive banning transgender military recruits

Jeremy Diamond/Pahichan – President Donald Trump on Friday directed the military not to move forward with an Obama-era plan that would have allowed transgender individuals to be recruited into the armed forces, following through on......

BDS disowns Monika’s marriage with Yogi

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 19 – Blue Diamond Society (BDS), an umbrella organization of gender and sexual minority, has said that it cannot recognize the same-sex marriage of Monika. The BDS said there should be......

BDS disowns same-sex marriage claimed by Monika 

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 19 – Blue Diamond Society (BDS) has made a request not to take marriage of Monika Shahi as a same-sex marriage....