An inspiring story about a lesbian activist

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Apeksha Dahal( 24) , a young and open lesbian has been working for more than seven years in the LGBTI movement. Dahal is associated with Blue Diamond Society. Initially rejected by family,......

Thailand: the LGBTIQ+ paradise?

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Thailand is a country that seems rather accepting of diverse gender identities. Indeed, Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism even uses this image to promote tourism in Thailand as a paradise for the LGBTIQ+......

First test tube baby’s parents say: Our child must get the right to call me father

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Manish, dared to open up and walk in his own way. Society started to talk about him, a biological female who identified as a man. Family and relatives commented saying that their......

The deep and profound message of Mr. Gay Handsome contest

Pinky Gurung/Pahichan – Blue Diamond Society has been working in the sector of LGBTI rights since 17 years. For the rights of our community, we have fought many legal battles, and thus established our......

A warm evening in Nachghar in chilling cold of winter

Kathmandu/Pahichan – It was a late December evening. It was cold Tuesday. The environment surrounding Rastriya Nachghar was gradually warming. The number of people walking with one piece was increasing. The pedestrians and passengers of......

I was rated as ineligible when applied for Air Hostess ……..

Madhav Dulal/Pahichan – I was ineligible to become Air hostess due to my gender identity. Now, I am running a restaurant. In her personal documentary Pink Tiffani, she shared how her dream of becoming......

Advocating for gender recognition for the Trans community

Kathmandu (Pahichan) December 12 – “I always smile, but when it comes to work, when it comes to social issues, I know how to fight. I have to fight because I want to see......

‘Our collective shame’: Trudeau delivers historic apology to LGBT Canadians

Kathleen Harris/Pahichan – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wipes his eye while he is applauded as he delivers a formal apology to LGBT people in Canada in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Tuesday, Nov.28, 2017.......

People of this community should come forward : Gurung

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Sanieeb(Pinky) Gurung is the chairperson of Blue Diamond Society(BDS). Being one of the founder members of BDS since 2001, she has been active politically since one and a half year. She is......

Mental Health issues regarding LGBTQ community in Nepal

Kathmandu/Pahichan – Without mental health we cannot be healthy. We all experience emotional ups and downs from time to time caused by events in our lives. Mental health conditions go beyond these emotional reactions......