Why I never pass the modern-day common job interviews?

Sunil Babu Pant/Pahichan – It will be a ‘miracle of sort’ if I even get to the point where I am called for a job interview because the whole job application process is self-advertisement.......

My Experience Participating at the first Constituent Assembly (CA1) of Nepal as the Only and First Out Gay MP

Sunil Babu Pant/Pahichan – After enormous difficulty in campaigning for sexual and gender minority (SGM) rights in Nepal for about 7 years or so since we founded Blue Diamond Society in 2001, in 2007......

What Does Lesbian Mean in 2016 ?

Carol Seajay, Pell, Sherry Thomas, Tiana Arruda, and Kit Quan at San Francisco’s Old Wives Tales in 1982.Joan E. Biren Kathmandu/Pahichan – I came out in feminist bookstores. If you missed their heyday, they......

A courageous and determined Basanti

Ramesh Wagle/Pahichan – Basanti Kadayat, a permanent resident from Kailali, has been expelled by family members for engaging in love with her friend. In the initial period, both families accepted their love. Latter, they......

How Did Nepal Become a Global LGBT Rights Beacon?

Kyle Knight/Pahichan – Members of Nepal’s LGBT community were once openly derided as “social pollutants,” but now enjoy social and political rights—including legal recognition of a third gender—that put the country leagues ahead of......

Young LGBTI blogger flees Bangladesh to find safe shelter in Nepal

Shristi Kafle/Pahichan – When Mahamood Rakibul Hasan, who goes by the name Rakib, arrived from his temporary dwelling in Kathmandu to the restaurant we’d agreed to meet at, he seemed pale, exhausted and a......

No man can dare to openly say that he’ll marry me

Bijeta Chaudhari/Pahichan – On the evening of a rainy day, she comes to the office of Bahrakhari with a glowing personality. Her beauty In context of Nepal how to citizens view transgender people? The......

Should we take T out of LGBT ?

Joey G. Mueller/Pahichan – I’m a lesbian. I’m a women’s rights activist and an advocate for human rights.  There are so many discussions about excluding transgender people from the LGBT community recently… I haven’t......

WHAT DEVDUTT PATTANAIK SAYS ABOUT THE KINNARS/THIRD-GENDERS AND KANKALAS/SKELETONS OF TANTRIK TEMPLES IN NEPAL

Sunil Babu Pant/Pahichan – When I was a small boy, I remember visiting Guhyeshwori Temple every time we visited Pashupati Temple with my parents. In fact it’s the other way around, my mother and grandmother usually visited Guhyeshwori Temple first......

Beaten up for being gay

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Fifty years ago, gay sex between men in private was decriminalised in England and Wales. Despite this, hate crimes against gay people have persisted, and the number of attacks recorded by police......