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+......

UN Women and The Headhunter Group award companies for inclusion and equality in employment

  Kathmandu (Pahichan) January 14 – The LGBTIQ Employment Equality Index is a project by The Headhunter Group, a recruiting company in Southeast Europe. It is a ranking system to determine how well companies respect......

Many ups and downs in battle against 377

Kathmandu(Pahichan) January 11 – “A section of people or individuals who exercise their choice should never remain in a state of fear,” the Supreme Court has said. A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court......

Waiting and hoping SC will restore the dignity of LGBTQ community in 2018

  Kathmandu (Pahichan) January 11 – At this point of a long journey to rid ourselves from the cudgels of the archaic Section 377 law that criminalises sex between two consenting men and two consenting......

Supreme Court refers plea to decriminalise homosexuality under Sec. 377 to Constitution Bench

Kathmandu (Pahichan) January 8 – The Supreme Court on Monday referred a plea to decriminalise homosexuality under Section 377 of the Indian penal Code to a Constitution Bench. The court said, “The determination of......

‘There comes a time in your lesbian life when your brother offers to impregnate your girlfriend …’

Kathmandu (Pahichan) January 8 – When I first saw my niece it was broodiness at first sight. Plus, my brother has offered to donate sperm for my lesbian partner. But for a property-less millennial,......

Fuel For Your Fire: LGBTIQ Activists From Around the World Share Their Stories

Kathmandu (Pahichan) December 24 – On Saturday in New York, LGBTIQ+ activists from around the world gathered to discuss the challenges and the solutions from the frontlines around the world atOutSummit. It comes on......

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......

This Young Man Wants You To Know What It’s Like Being Intersex

Kathmandu (Pahichan) December 5 – Doctors knew there was something different about Anick shortly after he was born. His penis was unusual – much smaller than most boys’, and with an opening along the......

‘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.......